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Helpful Insurance Information
Below are numerous tips from The Main Street America Group that provide insight into the insurance industry, can help you save money on your automobile insurance and make your home a safer place to live. Also included are links to several useful insurance-related Web sites.
Insurance-Related Web Sites
- Federal Emergency Management Agency
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is an independent agency of the U.S Government that works to reduce risks, strengthen support systems and help people and their communities prepare for and cope with disasters regardless of the cause.
- Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America
The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America is a national alliance of 300,000 business owners and their employees who offer all types of insurance and financial services products.
- Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety
The Institute for Business and Home Safety is a nonprofit association that engages in communication, education, engineering and research. Its mission is to reduce deaths, injuries, property damage, economic losses and human suffering caused by natural disasters.
- Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is an independent, nonprofit, scientific and educational organization. It is dedicated to reducing the losses - deaths, injuries and property damage - resulting from crashes on the nation's highways. The Institute is wholly supported by automobile insurers.
- National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration(NHTSA) is responsible for reducing deaths, injuries and economic losses resulting from motor vehicle crashes. NHTSA investigates safety defects in motor vehicles, sets and enforces fuel economy standards, helps states and local communities reduce the threat of drunk drivers, promotes the use of safety belts, child safety seats and air bags, investigates odometer fraud, establishes and enforces vehicle anti-theft regulations and provides consumer information on motor vehicle safety topics. NHTSA also conducts research on driver behavior and traffic safety to develop the most efficient and effective means of bringing about safety improvements.
- Transportation Research Board
The Transportation Research Board (TRB) promotes innovation and progress in transportation through research. In an objective and interdisciplinary setting, the TRB facilitates the sharing of information on transportation practice and policy by researchers and practitioners; stimulates research and offers research management services that promote technical excellence; provides expert advice on transportation policy and programs; and disseminates research results broadly and encourages their implementation.
- Trusted Choice
Thousands of Trusted Choice® insurance agencies offer policyholders a broad selection of insurance policies, companies and financial services, customization of coverages for home and business, and advocacy support. These agencies are committed to providing clients with excellent customer service. They also benefit from access to many leading insurance companies.
- Vermont State Homes: Tips For Insurance Shoppers
Vermont Homes is a full service real estate brokerage firm serving all of Vermont. In addition to real estate listings, the site provides an informative library of articles and guides written by the organization’s real estate agents and other local professionals.