Insurance Blog

10 Helpful Tips to Avoid Car Accidents

Posted By: Amy Casey on January 8, 2019

1. Drive with daytime or headlights on.

Because you can see, does not mean you are seen. Driving with lights on always reduces your risk of a two vehicle or motorcycle accident by over 10%.

What You Need in Your Winter Car Survival Kit

Posted By: Amy Casey on December 18, 2018

Winter weather puts drivers at an increased risk of being in an accident or becoming stranded. Emergencies can happen to anyone. Whether you slip off a snowy road or fall victim to a dead battery, a car emergency kit can get you back on route quickly and safely.

Are Your Tires Ready for Winter?

Posted By: Amy Casey on November 27, 2018

Temperatures are already dropping. Before you know it, we will be faced with stressful commutes through snow, ice and slush. Your tires are the boots of your vehicle, trucking through the vicious weather to get you to your destination safely.

4 Tips for Navigating Busy Black Friday Traffic

Posted By: Amy Casey on November 16, 2018

Once Thanksgiving festivities have come and gone, millions of people venture out to hunt down the best Black Friday deals.

6 Expert Tips to Avoid Deer Collisions

Posted By: Amy Casey on November 2, 2018

Every year there are roughly 1.5 million deer-related car accidents resulting in hundreds of fatalities, thousands of injuries and millions of dollars in property damage. Deer typically mate from October through December, resulting in a dramatic increase in the movement of the deer population.

Keeping Your Teen Driver Safe Behind the Wheel

Posted By: Amy Casey on October 24, 2018

To a teen driver, the road is an endless opportunity to nourish their independence; to a teen parent, the road is an endless opportunity for collisions. We love to see our teens spread their wings and venture onto the road but doing so safely is key.

What to do if You Witness a Car Accident

Posted By: Amy Casey on September 19, 2018

If you’ve ever been in a car accident, you understand how traumatic the experience can be. Whether it be a small fender bender or a more serious collision, the process that follows is most stressful.

Top 5 Driving Dangers on Rural Roads

Posted By: Amy Casey on August 9, 2018

Winding Roads

Farmers who often commute on rural roads are too familiar with the dangers that sharp bends present drivers. It is easy to underestimate the severity of a curve on the road ahead, and many drivers consequently take them too quickly.

RMIC Rated "A Best Value" Company by ValChoice®

Posted By: Amy Casey on August 6, 2018

Here at Rockford Mutual Insurance Company, we understand that there is more value behind insurance coverage than meets the eye.

What is the Difference Between Collision Insurance and Comprehensive Insurance?

Posted By: Amy Casey on February 13, 2018

Many customers often confuse collision insurance with comprehensive insurance, or visa versa. In fact, collision and comprehensive insurance are two different types of optional auto insurance that provide coverage for repairs to your vehicle.

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