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Learning Center—auto insurance basics

There’s a lot of information surrounding car insurance. We’re here to help you understand it—and provide some truth behind popular beliefs in the auto insurance world. In the Dairyland® Learning Center, learn the basics of car insurance, including coverage terms, how to lower your insurance costs, and what really happens to your insurance rate when you turn 25.
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Cold weather can make starting your car more of a chore than it should be. We’ll walk you through some common reasons a car might not start in the cold, how to get it going again, and how to make sure it’ll start next time.
Car insurance can help provide peace of mind knowing you’re covered in case of an accident. But what happens if your coverage lapses? Learn everything you need to know about what a lapse in coverage means for you and your car insurance.

30 August, 2022
Keep your car’s engine in top shape by making sure it has enough oil. From gathering the right tools to bringing it to just the right level, we’ll show you how to check and refill your car’s oil in four easy steps.

11 August, 2022
“Full coverage” car insurance isn’t a type of coverage—it’s a term lenders typically use to describe a combination of coverages. Find out what types of car insurance are available to help keep you and your vehicle protected.

7 July, 2022
If you drive without insurance, you create risks for yourself and those around you. Learn about the exposures you may face if you go without car insurance.

1 July, 2022
Many collision accidents involve stationary objects, rather than other moving vehicles. In both cases, collision insurance helps cover damage to your car following an accident. Learn more about what collision insurance covers—and what it doesn’t.

10 June, 2022
Dairyland customers who choose paperless billing help plant trees—more than 95,000 in 2021 alone. Check out how this helps create a healthier environment and what you can do to help (if you haven’t already)!

18 April, 2022
For drivers new to the United States, you need to find and buy car insurance—but it shouldn’t be complicated. This guide outlines the key factors you need to consider, from your citizenship status to the requirements of the state you call home.

31 March, 2022
Learning to change a flat tire on your own can help save you time and money. We guide you through the step-by-step process, from pulling over to getting back on the road.

9 March, 2022
There are pros and cons to buying a used car from a dealer, private seller, online retailer, or friend or family member. It comes down to your priorities, timeline, and budget. Here’s what you need to know.

7 February, 2022