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Share the Road with Motorcycles & Scooters

With nice weather upon us, there are more motorcycles and scooters sharing the road -- so remember to take these extra precautions: According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, nearly half of all fatal motorcycle crashes, including scooters, involve another type of motor vehicle. Motorcycle safety isn’t just for

Is Your Boat Insurance Ready for Summer?

Summer is almost here and if you are a boat owner you are most likely planning your day on the water. However, before coasting away from land- do you know if your watercraft insurance is current and valid? Not only that, do you really understand what boating insurance covers, and

How Your Annual Miles Affect Your Auto Insurance

Did you know that California highway miles are declining? Miles driven on California highways dropped 4.3% from 2006 to 2009. This decrease was influenced by a high unemployment rate. California insurers are highly regulated in how they determine the rate in which one is charged for insurance and annual mileage

Is your new car automatically covered for insurance?

Many people assume that when they purchase a vehicle, it is automatically covered by their Auto Insurance Policy.  Most automobile policies require that the policyholder notify the insurance company or agent within a specified number of days, if indeed coverage is desired for the newly purchased vehicle. Another factor to consider

“What can I do to reduce my auto insurance costs?”

With the state of today’s economy who is not trying to reduce costs and save money?  Just last night I spoke to a client that lost her job and no longer has to commute 14 miles one way to work.  By adjusting her annual mileage and daily use, we were

What to do in the event of a claim

Nobody wants to be involved in an incident or loss that can lead to a claim. An insurance claim can be a stressful experience. But know that Van Beurden Insurance will be with you every step of the way. Knowing what to do prior to having a claim can ease some

President’s Message

At Van Beurden Insurance Services, Inc., we like to think we have been able to combine the best of both worlds: the resources of a large company with the commitment and family tradition of a smaller firm. Our philosophy is that happy, experienced, and dedicated employees provide optimum

Personal Umbrella Insurance

Do you have personal umbrella insurance?  If not, it could cost you a fortune! If you have assets that are greater than your current insurance liability limits, you should protect them with an umbrella policy.  With the frequency of lawsuits increasing dramatically it has become more important than ever to make sure