Category: Car Insurance

Understanding the Risks of Teen Drivers – And How to Protect Them

There’s no doubt one of the highest risk drivers is the average teenager. With limited experience, new found freedom, and a bit of a vehicle, these individuals could be one of the most worrisome of all drivers for parents and insurance companies. To know how to properly insure them, it’s important to examine the risks they present. By understanding these risks, and discussing them with... Read Article

Safe Driving In Major Cities

While driving in a major city, you are likely to encounter traffic jams, bumper-to-bumper traffic, and large numbers of pedestrians and bicyclists. The following are safe driving tips to help smooth the way and reduce your risk of an accident. Avoid Driving During Rush Hour Peak rush hour traffic typically occurs from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Stay... Read Article

Dimmitt Insurance at Festivals of Speed

This weekend we had the honor to participate in the 14th Annual Festivals of Speed in downtown St. Petersburg FL. The luxury lifestyle Motorsports display showcased over 300 exotic cars, motorcycles, watercraft and luxury brands. The Festivals of Speed show field has become known for its unique diversity, showcasing both vintage and contemporary vehicles of all makes and models placed for display amongst the splendor... Read Article

The Scary Feeling of Your Teen Driving

Truth be told, I have a soon to be 15 year old daughter. The thought of her driving scares me, my wife and her grandparents. Don’t get me wrong. She’s a great kid and gets fabulous grades and is very responsible, most of the time. Like most teens, she is consumed with her smartphone and social media. I have visions of her driving down the... Read Article

Insured losses from Hurricane Irma in Florida at nearly $2 billion

In the Tampa Bay area, Polk County had the highest number of claims, with more than 10,001, a map from insurance regulators indicated. Insurance regulators declined to provide specific numbers for each county. Hillsborough and Pinellas counties had between 5,001 and 10,000 claims each; Pasco, Manatee and Sarasota counties had between 2,501 and 5,000 claims each, and Hernando County had between 1,001 and 2,500 claims,... Read Article