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Spring 2019 Lemon Law Audit Results Posted on May 21

Spring 2019 Lemon Law Audit Results

The Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation surveys car dealerships in the Commonwealth semi-annually to evaluate their compliance with the Massachusetts Lemon Laws. Massachusetts law mandates that Lemon Law stickers must be displayed on every vehicle for sale, new and used, at every Massachusetts   …Continue Reading Spring 2019 Lemon Law Audit Results

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month Posted on Apr 1

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, distracted driving was responsible for almost 3,450 deaths in 2016. Distracted driving is categorized by NHTSA as “any activity that prevents you from giving your full attention to the activity of driving while behind the wheel.”   …Continue Reading April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Physical Damage Coverage Posted on Mar 26

Physical Damage Coverage

If you’ve ever been in a car accident or needed to file an insurance claim for damages to your car, you know the headaches you may have to endure as you file paperwork, get the damage appraised and bring your car to the repair shop   …Continue Reading Physical Damage Coverage

Fighting Flood Damage Posted on Jan 25

Fighting Flood Damage

Last year, hurricanes, storms and high tides battered states across the county, and many consumers experienced flooding in their homes or vehicles.  Because flood damage to a vehicle may not be as noticeable, we put together some tips that consumers should review in the event   …Continue Reading Fighting Flood Damage