5 Warning Signs That You May Need New Tires

Posted on May 6, 2021 by Active Insurance

5 Warning Signs That You May Need New Tires You count on your car to get you from point A to B, day after day, without fail. It’s important to give it a bit of tender loving care frequently, too, […]

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Does Shopping for Car Insurance Have to be Hard? Of Course Not!

Posted on May 6, 2021 by Active Insurance

Does Shopping for Car Insurance Have to be Hard? Of Course Not! We’ve all heard just how difficult shopping for car insurance is. But does it have to be? At Pronto Insurance, we want what’s best for all drivers, so […]

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Get to Know the 3 Most Common Forms of Distracted Driving

Posted on May 6, 2021 by Active Insurance

Get to Know the 3 Most Common Forms of Distracted Driving Over the last few decades, vehicle safety has skyrocketed and made cars much safer compared to the vehicles of old. However, while vehicle safety has improved, distracted driving remains […]

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Sharing the Road with Aggressive Drives if You Must

Posted on May 6, 2021 by Active Insurance

Sharing the Road with Aggressive Drives if You Must Millions of drivers hit the road each day. While most are respectful and tolerant, it isn’t uncommon to run into aggressive drivers. If you find yourself in an exchange with an […]

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Be Proactive by Prepping Your Car for the Hot Months Ahead!

Posted on April 1, 2021 by Active Insurance

Summer isn’t far off, meaning that the sun will hit a bit harder with heat. As you look ahead, it’s important that you keep your vehicle in mind. After all, it’ll need your undivided attention as you prep it for […]

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4 Things You Should Always do When Filing an Insurance Claim for Your Home

Posted on April 1, 2021 by Active Insurance

Homeownership is the landmark of the American Dream. But as is the case with most major purchases, your home will come with some not-so-evident responsibilities like obtaining homeowner’s insurance. If you’re new to the game, then it’s important to familiarize […]

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3 Reasons You Should Always Report Your Car Accident to Your Insurer

Posted on April 1, 2021 by Active Insurance

All insurance companies work differently and have varying types of coverages. Despite this, it’s important to secure a policy as soon you can so that you’re fully covered in the event of a car accident. Failing to do so can […]

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Why You Should Consider Purchasing Car Insurance Online

Posted on March 5, 2021 by Active Insurance

In this day and age, doing anything online is the way to go. You can order food, get your groceries, and even find all the entertainment you’ll ever need with a simple finger swipe. So, what about buying car insurance […]

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Make Your Tax Return Work to Your Advantage

Posted on March 5, 2021 by Active Insurance

If you’re anything like most people, then you’re probably not a fan of tax season. And why would you be? Arranging forms, looking over your expenses, and filing paperwork is far from a fun experience. But then there’s your tax […]

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A Few Not-So-Common Child Vehicle Safety Tips

Posted on March 5, 2021 by Active Insurance

When it comes to taking a quick road trip with your child in tow, it’s all pretty simple, right? You just sit them in their car seat, strap them in, and you’re ready to go! But, while this is something […]

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Is an Electric Car Right for You?

Posted on March 5, 2021 by Active Insurance

Over the last few years, electric vehicles have climbed in popularity and become an appealing option for drivers looking for a new set of wheels. What were once boxy and somewhat unattractive vehicles have become luxurious, fast, and advanced machines […]

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Some Not-So-Common Car Maintenance Tips for Infrequent Drivers – Part 2

Posted on February 3, 2021 by Active Insurance

In a previous blog post, we discussed some not-so-common things to do to keep your car in top shape when not driving it often. At Pronto Insurance, we know just how much a vehicle means to you and your loved […]

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Some Not-So-Common Car Maintenance Tips for Infrequent Drivers – Part 1

Posted on February 3, 2021 by Active Insurance

Over the last year, many of us have been doing almost everything from home, such as schooling and working. Now, you may be thinking that you won’t have to keep up with your car maintenance much because you haven’t been […]

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3 Common Issues You Need to Avoid When Filing an Insurance Claim

Posted on February 3, 2021 by Active Insurance

Filing an insurance claim can be stressful, especially if it’s after a serious car accident. During this stressful period, it’s easy to make mistakes that can potentially cause numerous problems as you try to file a claim with your insurance […]

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4 Consequences of Driving Without Insurance

Posted on January 8, 2021 by Active Insurance

While most people on the road drive safely with insurance, there are many others that don’t. The truth is that, in many states, if you drive without insurance, you could face serious consequences. It’s Illegal Auto insurance is required by […]

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5 Things to Know When Driving Safely with Your Dog

Posted on January 8, 2021 by Active Insurance

There are countless dog lovers out there who spend every available moment with their furry best friends. This includes time spent in a car with windows down and a friendly puppy’s face poking out. While we all love taking our […]

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Make Your Road Trip Easier with These 4 Simple Tips

Posted on January 8, 2021 by Active Insurance

Although most road trips are relaxing and peaceful, others can also be tiring, somewhat stressful, and even kind of boring. So, what can you do to make yours a great one? Pronto Insurance has the information you need! Talk About […]

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Storing Your Car Away? Follow These Tips to Keep it in Top Shape

Posted on January 8, 2021 by Active Insurance

If you’ve ever seen a vehicle parked outside a home for a long time, how bad did it look? Were the tires flat? Was the body rusted with dust everywhere? You’d hate for that to happen to your vehicle, and […]

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Will Roadside Assistance Really Benefit Me?

Posted on December 10, 2020 by Active Insurance

Car breakdowns happen when you least expect them, and, boy, do they happen often! How many times have you found yourself stuck on the side of the road or in a parking lot waiting for a friend to come to […]

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How Well is Your Insurance Company Taking Care of You?

Posted on December 4, 2020 by Active Insurance

We count on our insurer to do the right thing for us when we need them most. If we’re ever in a vehicle accident, we expect them to be by our side to help us get back on our feet […]

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Keeping Your Car in Great Condition During the Cool Weather

Posted on December 4, 2020 by Active Insurance

Cooler weather is upon us to give us some much-needed relief from the hot summer. While you may feel the urge to update your winter wardrobe immediately, you may want to make sure that your car is ready to take […]

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Familiarize Yourself with 3 Types of Distracted Driving

Posted on December 4, 2020 by Active Insurance

There are many distractions that can impair your driving ability. Although many vary in seriousness, there are three that are very common, and each can pose a significant hazard to your driving. Read on to learn what they are. Visual […]

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Does Your Insurance Policy Offer the Right Coverage?

Posted on November 5, 2020 by Active Insurance

Does Your Insurance Policy Offer the Right Coverage? If your vehicle lacks insurance, then you’re setting yourself up for some potentially hefty fines if you’re pulled over. You might even have to deal with even bigger headaches if you end […]

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Your Guide to Parking Lot Vehicle Safety

Posted on November 5, 2020 by Active Insurance

Your Guide to Parking Lot Vehicle Safety Finding out your vehicle has been broken into or stolen can feel like a punch to the gut.Fortunately, there are some steps you can take to ensure that this doesn’t happen. What You […]

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4 Ways to Save Money on Gas During a Time for Saving

Posted on November 5, 2020 by Active Insurance

4 Ways to Save Money on Gas During a Time for Saving They say money can’t buy happiness, but it can certainly keep your mind at ease! This is especially true in 2020 when so many people are trying their […]

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If You’ve Been in an Accident, What Happens After?

Posted on November 5, 2020 by Active Insurance

If You’ve Been in an Accident, What Happens After? Car accidents happen when we least expect them. It’s a sudden situation and one that can send you into a panicked frenzy. But what you decide to do after can be […]

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A Closer Look at 5 Not-So-Common Driving Myths

Posted on October 22, 2020 by Active Insurance

A Closer Look at 5 Not-So-Common Driving Myths As a driver, you’ve probably heard a few myths. We’ve all heard the same ones, but there are some out there that are so rare that they can actually sound believable. Check […]

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5 Steps to Surviving a Prolonged Power Outage

Posted on April 1, 2021 by Active Insurance

Some people have the good fortune of experiencing power outages once in a full moon while, for others, it’s a common and frustrating occurrence. No matter what side of the fence you stand on, it’s important that you have at […]

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Debunking a Few Myths About Optimal Car-Buying Times

Posted on February 3, 2021 by Active Insurance

Your set of wheels may have just about given all it could for you and it’s looking like the time for a new car is just around the corner. Of course, Uncle Joe says you should buy at the end […]

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5 Reasons why your steering wheel feels shaky

Posted on October 29, 2020 by Active Insurance

We always expect our vehicles to get us from points A to B in one piece, to make every last drop of fuel count, and to run smoothly at all times. This is probably why we get into such a […]

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3 Great Ways to Care for an Old Car After You’ve Purchased a New One

Posted on October 22, 2020 by Active Insurance

3 Great Ways to Care for an Old Car After You’ve Purchased a New One Has the time come to purchase a new car? Is the one you currently have already showing signs that it’ll come to a permanent halt […]

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Your Teen’s Path to a Driver’s License

Posted on October 2, 2020 by Active Insurance

Is your child ready to get behind the wheel? While this proud parenting moment is a great one, it’s important for your child to know the driver’s license process in your state. It may not be as simple as you […]

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Myths & Realities of Auto Insurance

Myths and Realities of Auto Insurance

Posted on June 3, 2016 by Active Insurance

Myths are common in the auto insurance industry because of the mystery surrounding the criteria for car insurance rates and the variety of coverage options available. In this post we’ll debunk some of the most common myths of auto insurance […]

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What causes auto insurance rates to increase?

Posted on May 5, 2016 by Active Insurance

Several factors can lead to a higher auto insurance premium. Insurance companies (insurers) lose money when they cover drivers who get into accidents and make claims, so it’s in their best interest to predict driver risk factors that indicate a […]

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Does my car insurance policy cover car theft?

Posted on April 4, 2016 by Active Insurance

The short answer is every individual car policy will be different in regards to theft, so it depends. But there are some common factors that will apply to most policies. If your vehicle is stolen and not retrieved by the […]

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What if I get into a car accident out of state?

Posted on March 7, 2016 by Active Insurance

Getting into a car accident is rough, but getting into one out of state can feel even worse when you are in an unfamiliar territory. Reduce the potential anxiety and mistakes associated with out-of-state auto accidents by knowing the basics. […]

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No-fault Insurance Frequently Asked Questions

Posted on February 9, 2016 by Active Insurance

What is no-fault insurance? No-fault insurance, also called personal injury protection (PIP), is designed to lower potential litigation lawsuits and expenses associated with auto accidents. In its strictest form, no-fault insurance applies to state laws that both restrict the right […]

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What happens if I drive with an expired license?

Posted on January 18, 2016 by Active Insurance

If you get caught behind the wheel with an expired license you could face penalties including tickets, fines, vehicle impoundment and even arrest depending on the state where you live. Each state regulates expired licenses differently. In Illinois, it can […]

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10 Tips On How To Get Your Car Unstuck This Winter

Posted on December 17, 2015 by Active Insurance

With winter’s grasp firmly upon us, the issue of getting stuck becomes more prominent in our daily lives. Whether you are just slipping a little or the wheels are buried to the axles, these 10 tips on how to get […]

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Car Crashes On The Rise For 2015. Why?

Posted on November 1, 2015 by Active Insurance

After years of decline in fatal car crashes, new data shows a rise in car accidents and auto-related deaths for the first half of 2015. What’s the cause? Most experts agree the common causes for fatal auto accidents are speeding, […]

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