Tag: Car

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...

Adjust Your Auto Policy To Protect You On Your Motorcycle

Although I’m a Risk Management Specialist, this subject will not be about the pros and cons of motorcycle ownership. There is an insurance coverage that is unknown to most, if not all, motorcycle riders I encounter – the coverage is Stacked Uninsured Motorist on their auto policy. What does your auto policy coverage have to do with your motorcycle one might ask? Uninsured Motorist coverage...

After a Car Accident

Immediately following a car accident, the most important thing is to ensure everyone involved is safe. If any injuries exist, be sure emergency services are called immediately so medical care can be administered as quickly as possible. If, thankfully, no one is seriously injured in the accident, you may find yourself wondering about the next steps once the dust settles and your adrenaline surge is...

Do I Have “Full Coverage?”

In the insurance industry we often get asked for policies providing “full coverage,” but this is not a straightforward request. “Full coverage,” is not technically an insurance term.  Many people use “full coverage” to refer to automobile insurance policies that carry both the liability coverage generally required to register a vehicle and coverage for the vehicle itself, specifically comprehensive and collision coverage. Having “full coverage” does...

Why You Need Uninsured Motorist Coverage, Especially in Florida

In Florida, approximately 1 out of every 4 drivers are driving without automobile insurance. The Insurance Research Council ranks Florida in the top 5 states with uninsured drivers. In addition to the alarming number of drivers who simply do not have insurance are the drivers who only carry the bare minimum coverage necessary. Florida only requires evidence of Personal Injury Protection and Property Damage Liability coverage...