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How Cold Weather Affects Tire Pressure

From corrosive road salt to slick roads, winter creates many challenges for drivers. Another one to add to the list: Tire pressure dips caused by lower temperatures.Making sure your tires are properly inflated is an important part of getting the best performance out of your vehicle – especially during the winter months. After all, your tires represent the only point of contact between your vehicle...

How Long Can You Stay on Your Parents' Car Insurance?

There are the exciting parts to growing up: buying your first car, furnishing an apartment to your specific style and that moment when the waitstaff doesn’t card you. Then there’s the not-so-exciting part: the realization of how expensive the world is once your parents stop footing the bill. I’ll be on my parents’ phone plan as long as they’ll have me, but when it comes...

11 Hacks to Deal with Snow and Ice on Your Car

Diversity & Inclusion at ERIETreating others with dignity and respect has been at the heart of ERIE’s values for nearly a century, and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) has been a formal department at ERIE for more than a decade. While our eight employee affinity networks provide a platform for employees to celebrate and educate one another, other programs like our DE&I Awareness training, Employee...

Should I Purchase a Car with License Plate Lights?

Depending on where you live, you may be required to have license plate lights. Consider buying a car with license plate lights or installing a light on your existing vehicles. The lights illuminate your license plate, and if your state requires it, ensure the lights are in good working order – you could be pulled over and cited if the light is burned out.  Advantages...

The Ultimate Guide to Buying Tires

As your car’s only connection to the road ahead, tires play an important – but often overlooked – part in keeping you and your passengers safe. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), about nine percent of crashes are tire-related, meaning a tire failure or poorly maintained tires were a contributing factor.If your tires are wearing thin, here’s what you need to know...