Teens & Driving: Road Safety

Posted on: August 8, 2017 by Goodrich & Watson

As inexperienced drivers, teenagers are liable for a lot of accidents each year. As they gain more experience and put some miles on the car, it’s important to remind your teenaged kids about the risks they face. For the safety of your kids, your vehicle, and those around them, share this information with them and […] Read More

Expert Car Buying Tips

Posted on: May 5, 2017 by Goodrich & Watson

If you’re like most people, the thought of buying a new car is nothing short of daunting. While it might be a necessity to get from point A to point B, the process doesn’t have to be a stressful one. Armed with these simple tips and strategies, you can confidently shop for, evaluate, and purchase […] Read More

Thanksgiving Driving Tips

Posted on: November 28, 2016 by Goodrich & Watson

According to the American Automobile Association, nearly 44 million Americans will hit the roads Thanksgiving week with plans to drive at least 50 miles. If that’s not enough to persuade you to confirm your Virginia Automobile Insurance policy is in force and sufficient, consider another statistic. Studies show that during Thanksgiving week, crashes on Interstate […] Read More

Textalyzer Test: Driving Under the Influence of Distraction

Posted on: June 9, 2016 by Goodrich & Watson

It’s a problem that did not exist decades ago. Today, it’s something that contributes to a growing number of car accidents and, by some estimates, causes nearly 20% of fatal car accidents. Texting while driving is quickly becoming as problematic as drinking and driving. Could a  Textalyzer Test help police officers prove that drivers are […] Read More

Auto Insurance: Not Just For Big Businesses

Posted on: April 28, 2016 by Goodrich & Watson

If you own a small business in Virginia, you probably realize the importance of carrying business owner’s insurance, worker’s compensation insurance, and property insurance on your building and its contents. You may not realize that for some businesses, carrying Virginia Commercial Car Insurance is also necessary. Don’t make the mistake of assuming your personal car […] Read More

Fall Increases the Risk for These Auto Claims

Posted on: November 12, 2015 by Goodrich & Watson

As the weather starts to cool down, the auto claims start to go up. A recent report has demonstrated that inclement weather, among other factors, contribute to an increase in claims during the fall and winter months. In order to fully protect yourself and your assets, a VA Car Insurance policy is required. Let’s take […] Read More

Should you Lease your Next Car?

Posted on: October 22, 2015 by Goodrich & Watson

New car shoppers are often divided into two groups: those who wish to purchase a new vehicle and those who lease them. While leasing tends to carry a bad reputation, there are actually financial benefits in doing so. Regardless of which camp you reside in, the proper Newport News Auto Insurance policy can protect your […] Read More

NJ First to Change Car Seat Law, is VA Next?

Posted on: September 21, 2015 by Goodrich & Watson

New Jersey recently implemented a new law regarding child safety and car seats. As of last week, children under the age of two, or under 30 pounds, are required to remain in a rear-facing car seat. As this law is implemented by each state individually, Henry County Auto Insurance can help reduce the additional risk […] Read More

Should Spouses Carry Separate Auto Insurance Policies?

Posted on: August 20, 2015 by Goodrich & Watson

While bundling policies can lead to potential discounts by insurance carriers, certain factors should be considered before joining policies with your spouse. Experts recommend requesting separate Virginia Auto Insurance quotes for both separate and combined policies before making a decision. In addition, consider the following personal circumstances to achieve the best rates. Bad Driving- A […] Read More

Ridesharing Insurance Coverage: To Be or Not To Be?

Posted on: June 2, 2015 by Goodrich & Watson

If you’ve used a cab service any time in the last few years, it’s quite possible you’ve heard of Uber or Lyft, the newest installment of taxis: Ridesharing. These controversial yet increasingly popular forms of transportation are stirring up the insurance industry due to coverage disputes and pricing. What’s covered? What’s not? Does the insurance […] Read More

Do Virginia Contractors Need Business Auto Coverage?

Posted on: April 14, 2015 by Goodrich & Watson

Many Virginia business owners mistakenly believe that a basic Business Owner’s Policy (BOP) or general business property insurance policy will cover all their assets. However, there are a number of limits to the types of property these policies will cover. Neither a BOP nor commercial property insurance policies will protect business owned and non-owned vehicles, […] Read More

Virginia Car Insurance: National Auto Thefts Drop

Posted on: January 26, 2015 by Goodrich & Watson

Virginia Car Insurance: National Auto Thefts Drop  New analysis released by the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) offers some great news for Virginia motorists. According to FBI crime figures, there were just under 700,000 vehicles reported stolen last year. While this number might seem alarmingly high at first glance, it is important to notes that […] Read More

Virginia Beach Car Insurance: App Helps Avoid DUIs

Posted on: December 23, 2014 by Goodrich & Watson

Virginia Beach Car Insurance: App Helps Avoid DUIs   Maryland recently became the latest state to bolster their efforts to combat drunk driving by offering a mobile app designed to help motorists assess their level of impairment and have easy access to taxi and cab services when they have had a little too much to […] Read More

Newport News Car Insurance: Defining a Total Loss

Posted on: October 28, 2014 by Goodrich & Watson

Newport News Car Insurance: Defining a Total Loss    Getting into an accident or vehicle collision can be a terrifying experience for Newport News motorists. After the initial shock, drivers must navigate the complex process of exchanging information, assessing the damage and filing an auto insurance claim in hopes of getting any losses and expenses […] Read More

Newport News Auto Insurance: Myths vs Reality

Posted on: October 14, 2014 by Goodrich & Watson

Newport News Auto Insurance: Myths vs Reality You may have heard some surprising claims about what does and does not affect your auto insurance rates as a Newport News consumer, and it’s important to be able to tell the difference between the truth and the rumors. There are countless factors that go into determining your […] Read More