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Information covered in the Illinois Insurance Hotline blog is intended to provide general information and guidance, and should not be considered legal advice.


How does 'gap' insurance work?

Dec 19, 2018, 10:54 AM

The value of a new car drops significantly as soon as you drive it off the lot. Depreciation continues to affect vehicle value for several years. Gap insurance helps owners address the difference should the new car be totaled in a crash.

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Winter Driving Tips - Part 2

Dec 18, 2018, 3:25 PM

Even good drivers sometimes have accidents. Many turn to an auto insurance company for help with crash-related expenses. Keep in mind that adequate insurance protection must be in force prior to the accident. Click on the link below for tips to avoid a coverage surprise.

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Winter Driving Tips - Part 1

Dec 11, 2018, 2:45 PM

Midwest winters are tough, exposing residents to wind, snow, ice, rain, freezing rain and sleet - sometimes all at once! The result is hazardous roadways that make travel difficult. Take time to review severe weather terms and adjust driving habits for the season ahead.

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Sharing the Road with Deer - Part 2

Nov 28, 2018, 11:11 AM

Vehicle owners often turn to an auto insurance company for assistance following a deer crash. It's important to know what insurance covers and does not cover before an accident occurs.

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Tips for Sharing the Road with Deer

Nov 21, 2018, 10:42 AM

November is a month when deer are prone to appear along rural roads, highways and interstates suddenly and without warning. Seeing a deer is startling and motorists may have just seconds to react. The Illinois Insurance Hotline offers tips to help drivers reach their destinations safely.

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