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These Are the Top Safest Cars for Teens

Any parent of a teen driver will tell you that safety is a major concern.  One way to help alleviate those fears is to have your teen drive a safe car. Each year, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) publishes a list of the safest cars for teen drivers. This year’s list was the most stringent yet. The IIHS added even more criteria to the... Read Article

Specialty Car of the Week: 1966 Ford Galaxy

This week's Specialty Car of the Week is a beautiful 1966 Ford Galaxy. This numbers matching car has a 428 big block V8 and was just fully restored. Call McElhinny Insurance Agency today to insure your classic cars and specialty autos!... Read Article

How Much Commercial Property Insurance Does Your Business Need?

Your commercial property insurance is a critical piece of protection that will safeguard your business against huge financial losses. No matter what industry you are in, you have a multitude of possessions that are of great value. When a break-in, theft, fire, wind event, flood or water damage happens to your business, and you are dealing with equipment that has been stolen, damaged or broken,... Read Article

Pedestrian Fatalities See a Big Spike

Recent reports show that despite big advancements in safety, there’s been a surprising uptick in auto fatalities. Now, another report from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) shows that pedestrian fatalities are also on the rise. The report reveals that the number of pedestrians killed by drivers jumped 11 percent last year, to nearly 6,000 deaths. That's the biggest single-year increase ever in pedestrian fatalities,... Read Article

When and How to Replace Windshield Wipers

During the rainy spring season, many people realize just how important windshield wipers are. Yet like anything in your car, they don’t last forever. Constant exposure to the elements makes them one of the fastest wearing parts of your car. When to replace windshield wipers Windshield wipers typically only last about six months to a year. Telltale signs that it’s time to replace yours include:... Read Article