Overnight Winter Parking Ban in Chicago.

Chicagoans know to be on the lookout for signs stating No Parking when snow is over 2”but many drivers miss the signs declaring the Overnight Winter Parking Ban in Chicago.  The department of Streets and Sanitation, who are tasked with keeping our streets clear, posted this notice reminding residents of the new law. Since most Chicagoans are not fortunate enough of having a garage, or ...
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Limousine, Medicar, and Public Transportation Insurance

Need PT or MC Plates?Let us save you money on your Limousine, Medicar, and Public Transportation Insurance. The license plates for Public Transportation need to be renewed by each year at the end of June; whereas the license plates for Limousines end December 30th.We offer free quotes for Limousine, Medicar, NEMT, and Public Transportation Insurance.  Urban Insurance Agency ha...
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Why is gas so expensive in Chicago?

America has largely achieved the right to claim energy independence, since our energy exports have surpassed net imports; so why is gas so expensive in Chicago?Yes, that is a "7" in the picture, we have gotten to a point where Chicago stations are charging $7.29 for a gallon of gas; granted, few people use that grade of fuel, but even Regular is $6.59. At that rate a delivery van will use  $100 ...
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BBB Complaint Free Car Insurance Award!

BBB Complaint Free Car Insurance AwardUrban Insurance Agency proud to announce that we received a 2021 Better Business Bureau® Complaint Free Car Insurance Award.Founded in 1912, the Better Business Bureau® (BBB) is a private, nonprofit association dedicated promoting consumer confidence. They carry out their mission by providing the infostructure for people to file a written complaint against...
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Carjacking Skyrockets in Chicago

Carjacking Skyrockets in ChicagoAs Carjacking Skyrockets in Chicago fear spreads to areas that are often thought of as safe havens. Chicago is not alone, cities all across the United States are witnessing record increases in auto thefts and carjackings in recent years. Thissudden rise is in contrast to over nearly 20 years of declining numbers. While both carjackings, and the more common th...
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Electronic Automobile Insurance Verification Program

New Insurance Law: The Electronic Automobile Insurance Verification Program is in effect.The Illinois Secretary of State, Jesse White, is launching a new program called the "Electronic Automobile Insurance Verification Program," in an effort to crack down on uninsured motorists.Insurance has been mandatory in Illinois since Jan. 1, 1990, but there has always been a percentage of car-owners who...
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Halloween in Chicago

Halloween in Chicago is a time when kids get to dress-up as a favorite character, gather with friends and roam from house to house collecting as much candy as possible. When I was a child, I can remember starting early and putting in hours of ringing bells till I had shopping bags full of candy. As a parent in Chicago, my wife and I took our son and his friends trick or treating, ever careful ...
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The Cost of Windshield Replacement

Why Your Windshield is So Expensive:Visit pretty much any car dealership in 2020, and more than likely you’ll notice that every new vehicle on the lot comes with at least one driver assistance feature built in. The features may go by different names, but they include things such as a rear view camera to help with parking, or adaptive cruise control that automatically adjusts your speed for you d...
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Insurance for First Transit, MTM, and Modivcare

Whether you have a fleet or a single vehicle; been in business for years or starting a new venture, Urban has the experience to provide your Non-Emergency Medical Transportation business the insurance required by the State of Illinois. We will prepare certificates you need for the state, and carriers with whom you’re contracted. We write with companies that meet the "A Rated" company requirements ...
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Independence Day Hours

Independence Day Hours Our offices will be closed on: Tuesday, July 4th.For some reason, the legal holiday has been moved back to the 4th rather than on Monday.We at Urban Insurance Agency hope that you will have the opportunity to spend time withfamily and friends over the Independence Day holiday. The 4th of July is the perfect time to celebrateall of America's achievements as well as...
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