What Happens When Lightning Strikes Your Car?

be sure you know what to do should lightning strike your carLast month we wrote about lightning and your home and how to be safe.  This month we will talk about when lightning strikes and your car.

Lightning and thunder are common issues whenever a storm rolls up, and we know that happens pretty regularly in the Texas Gulf.  You may know how to protect yourself, which is great. But, do you know how to protect yourself when you are in your vehicle? And what about your vehicle itself — is it protected against lightning strikes? Here’s what you’ll want to know about what exactly happens when lightning strikes your car.

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Lightning and Your Home – What You Need to Know

Be aware of what damage lightning can cause to your homeYour house will never be struck by lightning, it can’t happen to you, so you don’t need to worry about it, right? Actually, you should be, especially for those of us in Texas where thunder and lightning storms are a regular occurrence.  Lightning strikes homes much more often than many believe, which means that there is the potential to have a lot of damage done that can lead to a high amount of losses.

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What To Do In the Middle of the Hurricane

Be prepared should you be weathering out a stormWe’ve discussed preparation for hurricane season in 4 Tips for Getting Prepared for Hurricane Season and even getting out right before in the last ditch effort in Be Sure You Are Prepared to Bug Out – Emergency Evacuation Packing.  But what happens if that Cat 1 storm turns for the worse, or you had to stay back for one reason or another?

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What to Do If Your Auto Insurance Drops You

What to do if your car insurance policy is cancelledHave you received a letter in the mail lately notifying you that your auto insurance has dropped you?  If so, you might be a pretty big shock, or is it?!  It often feels as though it comes out of the left-field, leaving you scrambling to figure out what to do, and likely you saw it coming or not.  So let’s discuss some of the issues and tips to help support you, so you can recover as quickly as possible!  Because, as we all know, if you have a car, you are required to insure it in the State of Texas.

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Your Teen is Ready to Drive – Now What?

Driving, for a teen, is a new experience, use these tips to helpYour teen is officially ready to drive!  This is their most exciting birthday and most parents’ most terrifying birthday.  There are so many things that go along with your teen hitting the road for the first time.  Where do you even start when looking to teach those baby steps to them?

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How an Insurance App Can Improve your Insurance Understanding and Accessibility

Be sure you have your auto insurance on mobile app for ease and efficiencySmartphones are pretty incredible things, and their applications can be downright convenient, too.  Most of us use them for certain things, religiously, but many overlook a great potential for them in their day-to-day lives — like insurance!  Farmers has a great, user-friendly mobile app that can offer a lot of features and perks that will help you to get a much better quality of life when it comes to the insurance care you are searching for. Here’s what you want to know.

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Victim of Uninsured Motorist Accident? What To Do

protect yourself and your property in case uninsured motorists cause an accidentGetting in an auto accident is bad enough, but what are you supposed to do when you are in an accident, and the other driver is uninsured?  While it is certainly alarming to find out that you are now a victim of an uninsured motorist accident, there is plenty that you can do about it.  Here’s what you need to know!

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