Category: Auto insurance


  • Personal Umbrella Insurance

    Many people are unsure what a personal California umbrella policy is or what it covers. We will explain the basics of a personal California umbrella Insurance policy and the benefits to you. When you are outside and there is a light rain or breeze you generally don’t need or want an umbrella. However, if it […]

    September 4, 2019

  • Teen drivers and how to better prepare them

    Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention in 2013, 2,163 teens in the United States ages 16–19 were killed and 243,243 were treated in emergency departments for injuries suffered in motor vehicle crashes. What are the danger zones for teens? Driver […]

    August 2, 2016

  • The Rise of Car Crashes and Auto Insurance

    According to the Association of International Safe Travel over 37,000 people in the United States die in road crashes each year and over 25% of those casualties are involved with drivers age 16-20. Road crashes cost the U.S. $230.6 billion per year, or an average of $820 per person. The rise of your auto insurance […]

    February 19, 2016

  • Commercial Auto Insurance-The Risks

    A recent Insurance Journal article was noted the top 10 areas for automobile theft in the U.S. as reported by the National Insurance Crime Bureau’s (NICB) latest Hot Spots report. For 2014, the 10 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) with the highest vehicle theft rates according to NICB were: 2014 Ranking 2013 Ranking 1. San Francisco/Oakland/Hayward, Calif. (29,093) […]

    July 22, 2015

  • Texting & Driving – Don’t do it!

    Texting & Driving is like or worse than Drunk Driving? See these statistics below collected by a family run company dedicated to stopping texting and driving injuries and deaths in North America. Texting while driving is a growing trend, and a national epidemic, quickly becoming one of the country’s top killers. Drivers assume they can […]

    January 26, 2015

  • Rethinking Drinking

    Rethinking Drinking The Armstrong Company Insurance Consultants would like to wish you and yours a healthy and prosperous New Year for 2015.  In doing so, we would also like to share a topic with you that we deem very important. We are all aware of the dangers of drinking and driving.  There is a news […]

    December 31, 2014

  • Ridesharing – How it is affecting the Insurance Industry

    Ridesharing – How it is affecting the Insurance Industry The popularity of commercial ridesharing, which connects drivers and riders for a fare with the click of a button on a smartphone app, has skyrocketed across the country in recent years. Transportation network companies (TNCs) like Uber and Lyft have not only “disrupted” the taxi’s traditional […]

    October 22, 2014

  • What is an SR-22?

     What is an SR-22? An SR-22, sometimes referred to as a Financial Responsibility Form, demonstrates proof of liability insurance.  In other words, it is evidence a driver has an active insurance policy, thus the ability to pay a future claim up to a state’s minimum required limit.  Why is an SR-22 needed? In most cases […]

    October 1, 2014

  • Have you been labeled a “High Risk Auto” customer?

    Have you been labeled a “High Risk Auto” customer?   What does “High Risk Auto” mean? The Armstrong Company Insurance Consultants are continuously looking for ways to better serve our customers. Listening to our customers we noticed the need to address the “high risk auto” customer.  If you are labeled in this category you could […]

    September 10, 2014

  • How Important Is It To Insure Your Vacant Home?

    Under most insurance policies, when a property has been vacant for more than 60 consecutive days before a loss or damage occurs, there is NO COVERAGE for vandalism and other losses. Our agency offers options that can help protect your property whether you own a vacant home, condo or other eligible residential property. Criminals watch […]

    January 26, 2014