Auto Insurance

Encounters of the Uninsured or Underinsured Motorist KindEncounters of the Uninsured or Underinsured Motorist KindOne of every seven auto accidents involves an uninsured motorist¹, which is why Mercury recommends that you check your auto insurance policy for “Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist” coverage.Typically, coverage is segmented into two categories — uninsured motorist bodily injury (seen on the policy as “UMBI,” “UM” or “U”) and uninsured motorist property damage (displayed on the policy as UMPD).

Don’t Get Deflated Over Flat TiresDon’t Get Deflated Over Flat TiresTires are the Rodney Dangerfield of cars.Even though they’re the only component of a vehicle that actually touches the pavement, tires “get no respect.

Factory-installed safety features often qualify for premium discounts.For example, air bags, anti-lock brakes and anti-theft systems are the most common features that may earn you discounts on your insurance policy.

Some restrictions may apply, so be sure to ask your Mercury Agent for more information.How to get a multi-car discountSound easy?

One famous British brand driven by royals and celebrities alike, Jaguar, has recently moved into the luxury crossover space to attract a new group of customers.The legendary British automaker recently introduced Jaguar F-PACE and the public’s reaction has been overwhelmingly positive.

”The German manufacturer is once again flying high by injecting some jet engine technology into the veins of the M4 GTS and claiming the title of the fastest production car BMW has ever made.The auto maker will limit production of its hand-built M4 GTS to 700 worldwide, making the car a very hot commodity.

Your Vehicle May Be HackableYour Vehicle May Be HackableIt’s no surprise that in our increasingly technological society, more and more vehicles are being equipped with in-car Wi-Fi and state-of-the-art infotainment systems.While purchasing a new vehicle with all of the latest luxury upgrades is appealing, it’s important to also consider the security risks that may leave your automobile vulnerable to cyberattacks.

According to many automotive critics, one thing the Toyota Camry hasn’t always been, however, is stylish, at least until the recent debut of the 2015 Camry at the 2014 New York Auto Show.The 2015 Toyota Camry has been given an attractive, if not aggressive, appearance.

Most states require liability insurance to operate a motor vehicle.You may be subject to fines and the state may revoke your license and registration if you don’t have adequate auto insurance coverage.

Movie Car Hacking Examples That Are Real TodayMovie Car Hacking Examples That Are Real TodayHollywood has had a long fascination with automotive technology in big blockbuster films, often predicting what cutting-edge features automakers will incorporate into modern vehicles.James Bond fans might remember the scene from the 1997 film, Tomorrow Never Dies, where Bond uses a cell phone to take control of his BMW 750iL to evade pursuers.

Mercury Insurance has provided the following list of frequently ask questions to help consumers learn how to protect themselves and their cars from a potential cyberattack.If you’re specifically concerned about remote hackers, as opposed to those who have physical access to the car, look at the wireless systems your vehicle supports.

Most people have heard it, and many people believe it: a red sports car will cost more to insure than, say, a white one.“The idea that certain colors of cars are more expensive to insure is nothing more than an urban legend,” says Ken Kitzmiller, VP of underwriting for Mercury Insurance.

How To Winter-ize Your VehicleHow To Winter-ize Your VehicleWinter: A time when your car won’t start running and your nose won’t stop.When temperatures drop, car accidents often rise, as does the importance of having the correct auto insurance.

Choosing a Safe Vehicle for Your Teen DriverChoosing a Safe Vehicle for Your Teen DriverGetting a driver license is a big deal for any teen, but it’s also a milestone that can cause anxiety for parents.Meanwhile, they’ve been daydreaming about their first car, dropping hints about that new truck or cool convertible.

Make Sure Your Home and Auto Insurance Cover You When “The Sky Is Falling”Make Sure Your Home and Auto Insurance Cover You When “The Sky Is Falling”Are you prepared for an increase in hurricanes, floods, wildfires and tornadoes?Government declared 47 other major natural disasters in 20122.

In addition to emergency services, OnStar offers a number of features that provide value to drivers on a daily basis.The latest advancement to the service is OnStar 4G LTE, available in most 2015 model year and newer Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick and GMC vehicles in the U.

How Much Car Insurance Do I Need?How Much Car Insurance Do I Need?

With Mercury, you can customize a business auto insurance policy to fit your company’s specific needs.Our flexible plans cover a wide variety of industries and vehicles so that your business is always protected.

The 2016 Civic is expected to deliver on all the values that consumers have come to expect from Honda, in addition to some new features like a turbocharged engine.The enthusiast community has been caught off-guard by the 2016 Civic, which for the first time in the model’s history will feature a U.

Licensed to Drive: 10 Lessons for Life Behind the WheelLicensed to Drive: 10 Lessons for Life Behind the WheelTeen drivers are statistically more likely to get into an accident than their older counterparts.Proper preparation before, during and after you get your license will help you stay safe behind the wheel and avoid becoming a tragic statistic.