Are You Paying Too Much for Your Car Insurance?

Like food, housing, and medical care, car insurance is a necessity of life in the 21st Century. At a bare minimum, nearly every state in the U.S. has enacted mandatory liability car insurance laws for all drivers. A new car is a significant investment that most owners want to protect with comprehensive and collision coverage. Unfortunately, many people today are leaving money on the table... Read Article

Does Your Auto Insurance Cover Air Conditioning?

Driving a car with no A/C can be miserable during the hot summer months, particularly during a heatwave. As important as it is to your comfort and that of your passengers, automotive air conditioning can be expensive to repair or replace when it breaks down or malfunctions. In many cases, when the A/C malfunctions, it is considered normal wear-and-tear and not covered by auto insurance... Read Article

How Depreciation Can Affect Your Auto Insurance Premiums

The value of virtually any expensive item changes as time passes. For a high-quality bottle of wine or a rare painting, the value may increase as the item ages. Cars and other vehicles usually only exclusively depreciate, losing significant value as the years pass. There are some rare exceptions, such as antique or other collectible vehicles. With a new car, the biggest drop in value... Read Article

Tips to Stay Safe While Driving in Winter Weather

You depend on your vehicle to get you from point A to point B safely and soundly, even when dealing with the hazards winter weather brings. From the moment your vehicle is in motion, winter driving demands your full attention. With rainstorms, black ice, slush, or a whiteout wall of snow, you are at higher risk of a collision or breakdown. While having auto insurance... Read Article

Avoid a Headache When You Can’t Avoid What’s in the Road

In a majority of cases, hitting an animal while driving is unavoidable. As upsetting as this event can be, it is also capable of causing substantial damage to your vehicle, particularly if the animal is large. Deer related accidents are common in rural areas, with the average repair from these accidents exceeding $3,300. At Matthew Cooper Insurance Agency we recommend that our clients review their... Read Article