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South Carolina Starts New Initiative to Decrease Child Hot Car Deaths
States like South Carolina are taking action against hot car deaths.
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Jul 24, 2021
How to Back Into a Parking Space
Learning how to back into a parking space increases the safety of you, other drivers, and pedestrians.
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Sierra Saunders
Jun 29, 2021
Google Maps Can Help You Find Your Parked Car
Google Maps can save your parking spot on both Android and Apple devices. The app can also help you plan a route with charging stations if you drive an electric vehicle.
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Tina Joseph
Sep 22, 2021
Do Parking Tickets Go on Your Record?
Parking tickets don’t go on your record, but you still need to be careful because they might have other negative impacts.
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Bonnie Stinson
Jun 21, 2021
How to Park a Toyota Prius
The Toyota Prius may be parked the usual way, but drivers can also use the Toyota Prius Hybrid's parking assistance technology through the use of the park button to ease the process.
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Conor Fynes
Aug 31, 2021
How to Tell if a Parking Garage is Liable for a Stolen or Damaged Car
Whether or not you or a valet/garage attendant is responsible for the damage or theft of your car depends on who parks the car and keeps the keys.
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Cheryl Knight
Aug 27, 2021
How to Back Into a Parking Space
Searching for tips on how to back into a parking space? Position the rear of your vehicle in front of the space when driving past, then reverse into the spot while straightening.
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Rochelle Miller-Hernandez
Sep 02, 2021
How to Park on a Hill
To prevent your car rolling backwards while parking on a hill, follow these steps and always use extra caution.
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Rochelle Miller-Hernandez
Jan 14, 2021
How to Find Your Car in a Parking Lot
Finding your vehicle in a packed parking lot can be a struggle. Here's what you need to know to keep track of your car's location.
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Amber Dowler
Sep 02, 2020
Why Parking Lots Are Bad For Your Car Insurance Rates
Parking lot accidents are minor but can raise your monthly bill. Don’t file claims for minor damage and document any damage to prevent increases.
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Amber Dowler
Sep 17, 2020
Can Your Parking Spot Impact Your Car Insurance Rate?
Your parking spot comes with a risk level, and can therefore affect your insurance rates. Indoor parking is generally safer which is reflected in lower premiums.
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Jason Tushinski
Jun 18, 2021

All Questions on Parking

How do I get my car out of impound?
How do I get my impounded car back? I parked my car and left it there for a few hours. When I returned to where I parked, it was gone. Turns out, the spot was a no parking zone.
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Eric Schad
Aug 27, 2021
Who is responsible for a parking ticket—the driver, or the owner of the car?
Do I have to pay for this parking ticket? Unbeknownst to me, my daughter took my car downtown last week and received a parking ticket. I only know this because I received a letter from the DMV. Since she was driving, shouldn't she be responsible for paying for this ticket?
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Shannon Martin
Aug 26, 2021
Can I be surcharged for a parking ticket?
I received a few parking tickets this weekend, and I am worried it will increase my car insurance rates. I was with my friends in New Orleans this weekend and I am not used to the street parking rules in the city. How much will these tickets cost me in the long run?
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Shannon Martin
Aug 26, 2021
Is there such a thing as parking ticket insurance?
Is parking ticket insurance a real thing? I live in New Jersey and get several parking tickets a year. I try not to, but there is never anywhere to park! You can only park at this spot on a particular day and then you can't park there other days... New Jersey needs more parking. These tickets cost me about $500 per year. Is there a way around this?
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Shannon Martin
Sep 16, 2021
If I have a flat tire, should I call GEICO roadside assistance?
My car is parked on the street and I'm afraid to take it into my driveway. Can I call roadside assistance to help?
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Sophie Newman
Jul 23, 2021
Does insurance cover damage if you were hit while parked?
"Will insurance cover someone hitting my parked car? I'm not sure who did it. I got a ticket for being parked illegally, so I'm not sure if I'd be covered?"
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Emily Maracle
Jul 27, 2021

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