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Category: Car Sense

What To Know Before Trading In Your Car

There’s nothing better than that new car feeling. But before you drive your new ride off the lot, you often have to decide what to do with the car in your driveway. When it comes to getting rid of a used car, you have two options: selling it yourself or trading it in. (If money isn’t an issue, cars also make great charitable donations.) There...

Is Your New Car Covered Under Your Auto Insurance Policy?

You’ve been patiently searching for the perfect new car. You just signed your name on that last piece of endless paperwork. Now, with keys in hand, it’s finally time to drive off the lot. But as you take in that new car smell, a thought suddenly crosses your mind: Do I have insurance? Good news: If you’re an Erie Insurance customer, the short answer is...

8 Things Only Pickup Truck Drivers Understand

Would you like to be the first to know when every friend, family member, and casual acquaintance is ready to move into their new home? Then maybe you should consider the glamorous life of pickup truck ownership! The truth is, there are lots of reasons to buy a truck. Need to tow a boat, camper, or trailer? No problem. Time to landscape the flower beds?...

How To Tow A Trailer Properly

Whether you’re moving your child back home from college or hauling equipment for your business, a trailer helps when you need some extra space to pack things. While towing a trailer may not seem much different than driving a car, there are a few things to keep in mind before you hitch your trailer. VERIFY THE TOWING CAPACITY Just because you have a vehicle with...

Am I Covered When I Lend My Car To Friends Or Family?

If you own a car, chances are you’ve let a friend or family member borrow it at least once. After all, there are plenty of reasons to hand over the keys. Maybe you needed a relative to pick up your kids from school. Or you’re helping someone get to work after their car broke down. But did you know that in the event of an...