Car Insurance, Safety

Distracted Driving: The Role of Cell Phones and Driving Laws by State

At the most basic level, distracted driving is engaging in any activities while driving that take your attention away from the road. When your attention isn’t on the road, it’s a serious problem. It should come as no surprise that cell phones play a significant role in distracted driving – use of a cell phone… Read More

Published on July 9, 2021
Safety

Teen drinking and driving: how to talk to your teens

There’s never a good reason to drink and drive. In addition to the potentially devastating effects regarding injuries and death, there are other harsh consequences for driving while under the influence. Responsible parents understand this, but their teenagers who are new to driving and might be drinking underage may not. This guide will help you… Read More

Published on July 7, 2021
Safety

Distracted driving 101

By now, many of us have had at least a few conversations around distracted driving or have read about the dangers online and in the news. But even with all the knowledge we have, thousands of drivers continue to allow themselves to be distracted on the road. It’s become such a common occurrence that many… Read More

Published on July 5, 2021
Car Insurance, Insurance101

A parent’s guide for teens getting a driver’s license

Getting a driver’s license is the ultimate rite of passage for teens. Long-awaited driver’s ed courses, instructional afternoons in a parking lot, and trips to the DMV are all steps leading to this important milestone. As a parent, you may meet this moment with nervousness, caution, and even dread as your teen is excited to… Read More

Published on July 1, 2021
Seasonal Tips

Road trip ready: how to save (and be safe!) during summer travel

In 2020, pandemic travel restrictions made it extremely difficult to travel by plane, so families opted to pile into their cars and hit the open road. In June 2020, AAA found that Americans were planning 700 million road trips and that car travel accounted for 97% of the favored mode of transportation. There don’t need… Read More

Published on June 25, 2021
Safety

Project Yellow Light and distracted driving awareness

Our aim at Elephant is to help make sure the roads you drive on are safe and distraction-free. One way we do this is through our partnership with Project Yellow Light, a national scholarship competition that was founded by Julie Garner, who lost her teenage son Hunter Garner in a car accident in 2007. This… Read More

Published on June 22, 2021