Insurance While Driving Abroad

I am heading out soon with friends for my first trip to Ireland . We will be renting cars to travel around and I am a bit anxious about driving on the left side of the road. As such I want to make sure my insurance is in place.

RMV Wait Times

One of the services we offer our customers is free Registry services. Yesterday was my turn to head over to the local RMV branch to register a car for one of our clients.

Is That Moped Cutting in Front of You Insured?

I was cutting through Lynnfield on my way home the other night when a group of 7-8 scooters passed me going the other way. I was chuckling to myself that this was the first scooter “gang” I had come across.

Auto Insurance Surcharge Thresholds Double!

Great news everyone! As part of the budget just signed by Governor Baker the thresholds used to determine surchargeable automobile accidents have been raised to $1,000 for minor accidents and $5,000 for major accidents.

Heads Up! Get Your Headlights On!

Effective April 7, 2015 a new law goes into effect that will require all vehicles in MA to turn their headlights on whenever the weather conditions require the use of windshield wipers

Cancelled Plates

Many times throughout the year we have clients call to tell us that they are trading in a car for a new one. However, when we look up their plate in the Registry it is still active on the old car.

Winter Weather Car Accidents

A few years ago my mother called me to let me know she was just involved in a car accident and to ask what she should do. I explained the claims settlement process and told her that she would be surcharged for the accident.

Hit While Parked Ho! Ho! Ho!

Tis the Holiday season and everyone is scurrying around buying gifts for their loved ones. What happens when everyone descends on the shopping malls at the same time?

Do I Need to Buy Insurance When I am Renting a Truck?

Before I get behind the wheel I need to make sure that I am insured in case I cause an accident and injure someone. I know the MA Auto Policy will cover me when I rent a private passenger vehicle but what about a truck or van?

Deer, Moose, and Car Accidents. Oh My!

My wife and I were driving up to Bridgton Maine last Friday night around dusk. We were on a winding stretch of road running from Hiram to Denmark where we often see deer on or near the road.

Kids Returning from College and the MA Personal Auto Policy

The MA auto policy has very strong language regarding the listing of household members and the information provided on those members. Specifically, the policy states that the insurance company “may refuse to pay claims under any or all of the Optional Insurance Parts”.