Safe motorcycle riding tips for savings on insurance

The weather has finally warmed enough that motorcycle enthusiasts are taking their vehicles out of storage and back out onto the roads once more. This also makes it a good time to brush up on safety tips and go over the motorcycle insurance coverage to make sure that you’re receiving as much savings as possible. Before you head out for the first time, remember that it has been a while since you’ve been out on the bike, so you may be a little rusty. Brush up on your riding skills…

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Motorcyclists prepare for the riding season with proper insurance coverage

Many motorcyclists are already getting ready to get back onto their vehicles now that winter is showing signs of warming up and coming to a close, and for many of those riders, finding a good deal on motorcycle insurance is their first step. As gas prices soar and bike maintenance becomes more expensive, motorcycle ownership is becoming far pricier than it used to be. For that reason, it’s becoming increasingly important for these owners to find the best price on insurance so that they know that they’ll be paying as…

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Progressive Insurance adds to mobile commerce offerings with recreational and sports vehicle coverage quotes

Progressive Insurance has announced that it has expanded its mobile commerce offerings to consumers by adding the ability to use a smartphone or tablet in order to receive quotes for the coverage of motorcycles, RV’s boats, and other recreational and powersports vehicles. Progressive Insurance is already the leading motorcycle insurance company in the United States, and is also the top boat and RV insurer. Clearly, it saw the benefit in expanding its current mobile quote optimization to include this group of vehicles as well as more traditional cars, SUVs, pickups,…

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Custom motorcycle insurance and what you need to know about it

Deciding on the right motorcycle insurance policy can be a challenging affair for a number of different reasons. Among those who have motorcycles with personalized and custom work, there are several things that you need to know in order to make the right selection for its insurance. Regardless of whether you’ve had a custom built vehicle or if you made the changes yourself, you need to make sure that the insurance policy you choose will suit the worth of the motorcycle itself. Not every motorcycle insurer offers policies that will…

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Adequately insured motorcycle riders don’t require helmets

Motorcycle riders who carry enough motorcycle insurance – and who carry proof of that coverage – are now allowed to drive in Michigan without helmets following a preliminary vote in the state’s House that lifted that requirement. The legislation states that any motorcycle driver who is 21 years or older will be allowed to ride without wearing a helmet as long as he or she carries a minimum of $20,000 in medical coverage. Furthermore, the driver must have successfully completed an approved motorcycle safety course and must have at least…

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Massachusetts motorists to receive refunds for overly priced motorcycle insurance

Motorcyclists in Massachusetts are about to receive refunds from insurance companies that may have overcharged for coverage this week. State insurance regulators have been investigating the issue for the best part of two years. Last year’s settlements brought motorists nearly $35 million in payouts. This year, three insurance companies have agreed to settle outstanding claims, which will bring an additional $5.7 million to motorcyclists in the state. According to Attorney General Martha Coakley, Travelers, Fireman’s Fund and the Electric Insurance Company have all agreed to issue refunds for overly inflated…

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The right choices mean consumers can save more money on motorcycle insurance

Motorcycle owners who aren’t ready to give up their vehicles over the price of insurance premiums are coming up with some effective ways to save money and yet still maintain the level of coverage that they need. The first step is to make certain that the opportunity for theft or vandalizing of the motorcycle is reduced. When you buy a bike, make sure that you have a place to store it. Since they don’t require that much space, a small portion of your garage, or even a shed will usually…

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New dirt bike law may decrease recreational vehicle insurance rates

President Obama has signed a law that is designed to bring some relief to Americans who are affected by a product safety law that was enacted in 2008 in order to prevent children from obtaining toys containing lead. The law went into effect in 2011 and risked prohibiting the sale of four-wheelers and dirt bikes meant for children aged 12 and younger. Businesses selling these recreational vehicles, and the families who purchase those vehicles from them, asked the federal government for assistance in overcoming this struggle. Congress passed House Resolution…

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