Tire Chains: When You Can Use Them

If you’ve ever driven through a steep mountain pass, you may have noticed signs reading “chains or snow tires required.” These signs, often accompanied by flashing lights, are intended to warn drivers of hazardous winter weather driving conditions. When the lights are flashing, state traction laws are in effect, meaning drivers need to have the … Read more

Debunked: The 10 Biggest Winter Driving Myths

The winter season brings with it many familiar (and unwanted) driving traditions: Dark commutes thanks to shorter days with less sunlight, the morning routine of clearing snow and ice from your windshield, and driving through the occasional winter whiteout. To help drivers navigate the challenges that come along with cold, ice and snow, there’s no … Read more

Your Stress-Free Guide to Thanksgiving Travel

ERIE® insurance products and services are provided by one or more of the following insurers: Erie Insurance Exchange, Erie Insurance Company, Erie Insurance Property & Casualty Company, Flagship City Insurance Company and Erie Family Life Insurance Company (home offices: Erie, Pennsylvania) or Erie Insurance Company of New York (home office: Rochester, New York).  The companies … Read more

Do Men Drivers Pay More for Insurance Premiums?

Most insurance companies have formulas for how much they will charge for premiums every month. One such calculation involves gender. That’s because men drivers are more likely to be involved in an automobile accident than women. In 2020, 72% of men drivers were involved in fatal car accidents as drivers. For those who ride motorcycles, … Read more

Why Did My Auto Insurance Rate Go Up?

At ERIE, we don’t take the price you pay for car insurance lightly. Like most companies today, we’re facing increased costs of doing business. And we know that you are facing rising costs too, on everything from gasoline to breakfast cereal to housing. And while a lot of factors go into what you pay – from vehicle … Read more