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Thomas Curcio

Insurance Series: Uninsured Motorists

Typically if you are hit by another driver, their auto liability insurance will cover the costs of damages to your car, reimburse your medical bills, and compensate you for your physical injuries, pain, mental anguish, inconvenience, and lost wages. However, if […]

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Insurance Series: MedPay and PIP

Medical payments coverage (Medpay) is a coverage that  covers medical expenses for injuries you sustain or your passengers sustain in an accident, regardless of fault. The coverage is optional, but highly recommended. Coverage is very broad, covering you and any […]

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Self Driving Catastrophe

Earlier this year we discussed self driving cars and outlined the many factors influencing the success of implementing and creating autonomous vehicle technology including infrastructure, ethics, money, and even legal questions. After last week’s crash in Tempe, Arizona, where a […]

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Best Apps to Prevent Distracted Driving in Teens

Teenagers can make mistakes, but mistakes while driving can hurt themselves and others. Here are some apps to prevent teen distracted driving. We explain the pros and cons of each. TrueMotion/Mojo True Motion and Mojo are apps created to help […]

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Self Driving Cars: Implementation

It’s crazy to think in a matter of years everyone will be able to drive. You’ll no longer need babysitters or time off work to run your kids to soccer, Grandma and Grandpa will be able to go to the […]

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Distracted Driving Update: House Bill 181

On February 13th, the Virginia House of Representatives passed House Bill 181, a new bill cracking down on distracted driving. Now awaiting vote in the Senate, this bill states any use of a cellphone that “substantially diverts the driver’s attention […]

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The Legal Aspect of Self Driving Cars

When it comes to the legal questions surrounding self driving cars, they are two-fold. First, the question of whether they can be tested currently, and second, when they are ready for consumers, who will be at fault in the case […]

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Phone Apps to Prevent Distracted Driving

This post on distracted driving applications is going to be divided into two: one for adults, and one for parents of young adults and teenagers. As the saying goes, “there’s an app for that” and distracted driving is no exception, […]

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Self Driving Cars and Ethics

Unfortunately, when dealing in autonomous technology, ethics questions will always be raised. While these cars will be programmed to understand intricate maneuvers and driving situations, will they be self-aware? Often when driving crazy situations occur that defy the posted rules. […]

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Insurance Series: Liability

Insurance, especially auto insurance, is never an easy concept to master. With so many options, and differences in requirements across state lines, many people can be confused by what they’re actually buying and paying for. Over the next few posts […]