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Teen Driving. Are you ready for them to get behind the wheel?

Your teen just got their learner’s permit and is super-excited about getting behind the wheel. Are you?  It’s important to give them the ins and outs of safe driving. You’d be surprised how much influence you have on your teen and the type of driver they will be. Here are a few tips to get started: Know the Law Your teen must know all the...

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...

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...

Tips To Check Tire Tread

Tire problems are thought to be a factor in one out of 11 vehicle crashes. Blowouts, tread separation, under inflation, and worn treads—the grooves in your tires that offer stability and traction—are some of the tire problems associated with these crashes. Like a pair of sneakers that get more slippery with use, your tires lose their ability to grip the road as their treads wear down....

Automobile Insurance Terms

One of the first steps to determining what automobile coverage you need is understanding the insurance terminology on your automobile policy. Below you will find a glossary of coverage terms and basic definitions. If you would like more detailed information, please refer to the article specifically discussing each topic. Bodily Injury Liability – This refers to the liability amount of coverage available if you are responsible...