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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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Catalytic converter theft is an increasingly serious pattern across the country. In this guide, we explain why thieves target this equipment—and how you can protect your vehicle’s catalytic converter.
Searching for a new car insurance plan and trying to understand the variables? Review these five essential car insurance facts to help you find a policy that aligns with your needs and budget.

3 July, 2023
For senior drivers, staying covered and legal with car insurance—at the right price point—is crucial. Our guide to car insurance for seniors addresses coverages, discounts, rate changes, and more.

13 June, 2023
When you move to a new state, staying insured is crucial. This guide explains how, why, and when to update your car insurance policy when moving to a new state.

8 June, 2023
Property damage liability insurance is required in most states and helps cover you if you cause an accident. Without it, you’d have to pay out of pocket for damage to the other person’s car and property.

30 May, 2023
Thinking about getting liability insurance? It's a good choice if you're on a tight budget and have an older car. But if you have a new or expensive vehicle, “full coverage” might be your best bet.

25 May, 2023
Learning to drive is a big milestone. Knowing how to properly teach someone to drive is also a big deal. Permits, requirements, and insurance details are important. So is your technique. Learn more.

19 May, 2023
Practicing defensive driving can help you stay safe and focused, avoid accidents, and even save money on your car insurance. Our guide includes seven tips you can practice every time you drive.

7 April, 2023
Avoiding road rage helps protect you, your car, and everyone else on the road. Learn how to avoid aggressive drivers and keep your cool behind the wheel with these 10 safety tips.

3 March, 2023
Jump starting your car may actually be simpler than you realize. Our how-to guide shares nine steps you can apply to safely jump start your car—so you can get back behind the wheel quickly.

24 February, 2023