10 Tips to Prevent Car Sickness

The holidays are right around the corner, and for many of us, that means more time on the road driving to and from the festivities. However, all that driving could mean motion sickness for some. What causes motion sickness? Everyone has their own internal representation of bodily movement. The brain is constantly receiving information from your eyes, inner ear, and sensory receptors in your joints…

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How to Get Cheap Car Insurance: Tips on Shopping for the Cheapest Car to Insure

Did you know that October through December is the best time to buy a car? In the fall, dealers are trying to clear the lots to make way for next year’s models, and by the last two weeks in December, they’re trying to hit year-end sales goals. You’re already spending thousands of dollars when you decide to buy a new or used car, so knowing…

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5 Things That Can Happen If You Drive Without Car Insurance

Every state requires its drivers to be financially responsible in the event that they cause bodily injury or property damage in an automobile accident. Car insurance exists to meet this financial obligation. Even with this requirement, 13% of U.S. motorists were uninsured in 2015, according to the Insurance Research Council. In fact, it’s estimated that 12-14% of drivers in Louisiana and Texas are uninsured. Is…

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Why Do Some Countries Drive on the Left and Others on the Right?

Although most of the countries in the world drive on the right, there is no global system that governs which side of the road drivers drive on. In all, 163 countries and territories drive on the right-hand side of the road, and 76 countries and territories drive on the left-hand side. Left-side drivers include the United Kingdom, its territories, and many former British colonies, such…

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How to Prevent Road Rage: 8 Tips to Stay Zen While You’re Stuck in Traffic

U.S. commuters in urban areas lose on average 54 hours per year to traffic delays due to clogged highways, according to the Texas A&M Transportation Institute’s 2019 Urban Mobility Report. Among the country’s 15 most heavily trafficked roadways, that average spikes to a whopping 83 hours. That’s nearly three and a half days stuck in traffic! The numbers alone are stressful enough. You might not…

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How to Avoid Blind Spots [INFOGRAPHIC]

Part of being a defensive driver includes being mindful of blind spots, both yours and those of other drivers. Learn how to adjust your mirrors and driving style to avoid blind spots with this handy infographic from ABC Insurance Agencies.   The information provided in this infographic is designed to give helpful advice on the topic discussed. It is not intended to provide legal or…

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How to Transfer a Car Title in Louisiana & Texas

A vehicle’s title is proof of who owns it. Whenever you’re dealing with a change of vehicle ownership, whether you’re buying, selling, gifting, inheriting, or donating it, the title must be legally transferred to the new owner so they can complete the vehicle registration process. If you need to transfer a car title in Louisiana or Texas, there are a few crucial steps you must…

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What to Do If You Put the Wrong Fuel in Your Vehicle

Putting the wrong type of fuel in your car is a common mistake that might send you into panic mode, but whether it damages your car or not depends on the type of fuel and vehicle. Keep reading for possible scenarios and learn what you should do if you put the wrong gas in your car. Does Premium Fuel Make Your Car Run Better? Some…

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Back to School 2019: Get a Free Backpack & Enter for a Chance to Win a Chromebook!

Summer is winding down, and before we know it, school will be back in session! To help families and students get geared up for the new school year, ABC Insurance Agencies is giving away free backpacks* and Chromebook laptops** for our Back to School Giveaway from July 22 to August 17. No purchase necessary! Keep reading for details on how to participate. Get Geared Up…

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