How to Improve Car Safety while Saving MoneyJan 7th, 2014
The most important thing you should care about when purchasing/driving is car safety. Nothing is more important than your life and the life of others and having a safer vehicle can actually save you money as well.
First, your insurance will be cheaper if you own a safer vehicle. Since there is less risk involved with a safer vehicle, your quote will be lower and you will charged a smaller amount per month than if you had an unsafe vehicle. Insurance companies prefer when there are fewer accidents so they provide incentives for those who own safer vehicles. Another advantage is that vehicles with a higher safety rating typically have higher resale value so you can also save in the long run.
Car manufacturers will also recall a certain part if they determine that it is unsafe. As a result, you can be compensated for the faulty part and get a new part which is safer. Fortunately, you can get all information about recalls from the NHTSA. This site can also help to inform you about road dangers and other safety issues that may help you out as well.
Patrick Britton – Guest Blogger