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New Technology by Auto Makers to Reduce Accidents

It seems that every time you turn around there is something new and exciting available for new cars. It was at one point new and exciting to get a radio in your car. Now not only do you have a radio but it is a satellite radio with the capability to broadcast stations from all over the country. Multi disk CD players and DVD players are almost standard in vehicles these days. The latest trend is one I support totally. Automakers are moving toward using technology to make their vehicles safer on the road.

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Hybrid Cars and Auto Insurance

The reasons for buying hybrids vary. Some believe that the ‘War on Terrorism’ is a result of America’s dependence on oil and by purchasing a hybrid they are doing their bit to stop supporting it. Buying a hybrid car is also their way of lending support to organizations that channel resources into the discovery of alternative energy. Air pollution, the increase in smog and the greater incidence of respiratory diseases motivates others. Hybrid owners also receive tax deductions, which may be a factor to be considered. Whatever your reasons, if you’ve decided to buy a hybrid, you’ve probably done your research. You’ve checked out the facts and discovered that while they may cost more initially, hybrids are far more environmentally-friendly and you’ll save a ton on gas in the process. There is however, one relatively unclear dilemma about the practically of owning a hybrid: auto insurance. How do auto car insurance quotes differ when it comes to hybrid cars? Are hybrid cars at a higher risk and does buying one mean that you have no option but to pay higher insurance rates?

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