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New EV Chargers Are Coming to Florida Highways
Blink Charging, one of the leading providers of public charging stations, will install more EV chargers along Flordia highways.
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Jane Lu
Sep 02, 2021
Florida Insurance Agent Reveals Best Ways to Get Cheap Car Insurance
A Florida insurance agent named Victor Schlicht has outlined several cheap car insurance tips.
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Aug 31, 2021
Lexus Partners with Miami Dolphins to Fight Against Cancer
Lexus and the Miami Dolphins partner together, this partnership gives more brand recognition to Lexus and has them involved in the “Dolphins Challenge Cancer” initiative.
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Serena Aburahma
Aug 29, 2021
The Best Road Trip from Indianapolis to Florida
Cruise from the midwest to the south—and end up at Disney—on a fascinating summer road trip.
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Tom Hindle
Sep 14, 2021
Seat-Belt Laws in Florida
In the state of Florida, the driver, front-seat passengers, and passengers under the age of 18 must wear a seat-belt.
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Michelle Ballestrasse
Aug 10, 2021
Florida Ranking Second for Hot Car Deaths Prompts Calls for Heat-Detecting Technology
Florida ranks second in the nation for hot car deaths. This is prompting advocates to call for legislation to keep kids from dying in hot cars.
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Jul 29, 2021
Florida to New York Road Trip
Start in Miami and make your way up into Georgia, then through South Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania to ultimately end in New York City.
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Olivia Rose
Sep 16, 2021
Tesla Proposed 'Las Olas Loop' in Florida
The Boring Company proposed a deal with Fort Lauderdale to build a tunnel that runs from downtown to the beach. This will be the second loop system implemented from TBC if the proposal is approved.
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Jane Lu
Jul 21, 2021
Lemon Laws in Florida
Florida lemon laws help protect customers from defective vehicles—but they only apply to new and demo cars.
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Jason Tushinski
Jul 19, 2021
How to Keep Your Car Safe in South Florida's Climate
Florida can get extremely hot, and this can damage your car. To keep your car safe, you can use sun protection products and perform routine maintenance.
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Jane Lu
Jul 15, 2021
Try Not to Break Any of These Weird Driving Laws in Florida
The Sunshine State is a unique place. Have you broken any of Florida’s weird driving laws?
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Alex Healey
Jul 04, 2021
Controversial New Car Insurance Law Could Mean Higher Rates for Florida Drivers
Florida is already known for having higher than average car insurance rates. Unfortunately for drivers, rates could soon be rising again thanks to a new law.
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Jul 08, 2021

All Questions on Florida

Does snowbird insurance apply in Arizona?
I know that Florida requires drivers to get state car insurance even if they're snowbirds. Is the same true of vacationers in Arizona?
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Sophie Newman
Sep 17, 2021
What is snowbird car insurance in Florida?
I'm thinking of moving to Florida but my friend warned me I might need to get snowbird car insurance. What does this mean?
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Sophie Newman
Sep 17, 2021
If I'm a snowbird in Florida, what do I do about car insurance?
I spend about four months a year in Florida. Do I need to purchase insurance in the state?
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Sophie Newman
Sep 17, 2021
What is snowbird car insurance?
I just bought a vacation house in Florida. My new neighbors told me I need to get snowbird car insurance for our car that I'm driving here. What is this and do I really need it?
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Sophie Newman
Sep 17, 2021
What is the minimum car insurance requirement for Florida?
What's the minimum amount of car insurance I need in Florida? My partner and I retired here a couple of years ago and have loved the warmer weather, but the car insurance rates are starting to make our budget too tight for us to live comfortably.
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Rachel Juillerat
Sep 16, 2021
How much does boat insurance cost annually?
I have my boat parked in a new marina in Florida that requires insurance. How much will it cost to insure my boat?
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Sophie Newman
Sep 15, 2021
Can boat insurance protect my boat from storm damage?
I live in Florida and want to protect my boat. As hurricanes and tropical storms are common, would boat insurance protect it?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 01, 2021
How do I maintain car paint shine?
"How do I keep my car paint shiny? I live in Florida and I've noticed that the paint on my car has started to fade in the sun. How do I keep my car paint looking new? How can I make the car paint shine?"
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Eric Schad
Aug 23, 2021
Can I keep my insurance as a college student?
My car is registered in Florida but I'm in Alabama for school. Can I keep my registration and insurance in another state?
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Sophie Newman
Aug 18, 2021
Can I register a car in Florida with an out-of-state license?
My state license is still in New York, but I've moved to Florida and want to get my car registered here. Can I still get insurance?
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Sophie Newman
Aug 18, 2021
Where's the best place to find home insurance for a property in Florida?
I bought a property in Ft. Lauderdale. I'm trying to find an affordable home insurance policy in Florida, but it's been hard. Where's the best place to look?
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Eric Schad
Aug 12, 2021
What happens if you don't have car insurance in Florida?
If a vehicle is registered in my name, do I have to provide insurance for it? For reference, I'm 17 and the car was a gift from a family member.
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Sophie Newman
Aug 03, 2021
Is it legal to live in your car in Florida?
Is this legal, and if not, what are the consequences? I'm in between rental places and I would honestly prefer to stay in my car while I figure out a new living situation.
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Sophie Newman
Jul 29, 2021
What are the penalties for driving without a license in Florida?
I don't have a license, but I sometimes borrow my buddy's car. What happens if I get stopped by the cops?
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Sophie Newman
Jul 27, 2021
Can I call the police in Florida to unlock my car?
I'm stuck in a parking lot and I don't have AAA. Will law enforcement help?
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Sophie Newman
Jul 23, 2021
How long do you have to keep an SR-22 if you live in Florida?
How long do I have to keep an SR-22 in Florida? I got a DUI in Florida, but I'm ready to have my license reinstated. I'll have to get an SR-22 to do so.
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Eric Schad
Jul 20, 2021
What's the difference between bodily injury liability and personal injury protection in Florida?
Do I need both bodily injury and personal injury on my car insurance? Do they cover the same thing?
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Emily Maracle
Jul 06, 2021
Does auto insurance or health insurance pay first in Florida?
Which insurer will pay the medical bills in the event of an accident? I have only liability coverage for auto insurance, but I also have health insurance.
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Sophie Newman
Jul 01, 2021
Do I still need to call Allstate in an accident if it's not my fault?
"Do I need to call my insurance if I'm not at fault? Another driver ran a red light in Florida and hit my car from the side, so it was pretty clearly their fault. I plan to call their insurance company (Allstate) to pay for the damages."
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Sophie Newman
Jul 28, 2021
Why is my policy with The General low but the price from all the other insurance companies so high?
"I just moved to Florida and started getting insurance prices for my car. I have tried every insurance company I could think of and the prices here are crazy high! Then The General quoted me a really low policy, so low that I am a little nervous. Why would a policy with them be price so differently?"
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Shannon Martin
Jul 28, 2021
Is bodily injury liability required in Florida?
"I live in Florida and I'm curious if I need to purchase this type of insurance if I want to buy a car. Is it required by law?"
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Sophie Newman
Jul 27, 2021
What is the difference in insurance costs between a Chevy Trailblazer and a Ford F-150?
"I want to know what the difference is in insuring these two vehicles. For reference, I live in Florida."
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Sophie Newman
Jul 27, 2021
Will the DMV send me my car title after I pay off my car? "
"I am currently living in Georgia, but I bought my car while I lived in Florida. I just made my last payment and was wondering how I can expect to get my title. Will the Florida DMV automatically send it to me or do I need to request it?"
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Johnny Puckett
Jul 26, 2021
In Florida, can one person buy a car while another person buys the insurance?
My roommate and I want to buy a car to share. Can I buy the car under my name while my roommate pays for the insurance under their name?
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Emily Richey
May 31, 2021
Why is car insurance so expensive in Georgia compared to Florida?
I paid $100 a month in Florida. When I moved to Georgia and changed my policy address, my insurance company told me it was going to cost $300 a month for liability only. Why is my rate so much more expensive here?
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Emily Maracle
May 17, 2021
What can I do after a sudden car insurance rate increase in Florida?
My Florida auto insurance premium just increased significantly at my renewal. Why do rates keep going up here?
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Shannon Martin
May 13, 2021
In a no-fault state, who will pay for my damages if I'm in an auto accident and don't have insurance?
I live in Florida, a no-fault state. I was in an accident that was not my fault, but my insurance had lapsed. How can I get the other person to pay for the damage to my car in a no-fault state if I do not have insurance?
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Shannon Martin
May 13, 2021
How much auto coverage do I need if I am 19 and don't have any assets in Florida?
I'm 19 and just got a car. I don't have any real assets yet, so I'm wondering what a suitable amount of insurance is. If I was in an accident and didn't have enough coverage, could they go after my parents?
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Emily Maracle
May 10, 2021
Can I move from Florida to Georgia if I still owe money on my car?
I'm moving from Miami to Atlanta, and I still owe money on the car. Can I move if I still owe?
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Eric Schad
May 05, 2021
How much will it cost to be added to my parents' car insurance policy in Tampa Bay, FL?
I currently have my learner's permit and want to get my driver's license ASAP. My parents want me to pay the cost difference to add me to their insurance policy. Their insurance company says they can't provide a reliable estimate. Any idea how much this is going to cost?
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Shannon Martin
Apr 29, 2021

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