You buy insurance for one simple reason – to get paid when you have an accident. From tips for finding a mechanic to negotiating after a total loss, we give you straight answers about how to get the most from your insurance.
Ranking 380 metro areas by rates of car theft, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau. The West and California in particular fare worst.
The NICB releases its annual list of cities with the worst car-theft rates. California has nine of the top 10.
Not all accidents require the help of your insurer. Here's how to handle an accident on your own.