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Chicago Auto Show

Chicago Auto ShowI have missed the Chicago Auto Show only a handful of years since my parents first brought me at the age of seven. I in turn have taken my son at least 18 of his 23 years. The auto show is one of those events that lends itself to family traditions. As I walked the floor, it was heartwarming to see the large number of parents doing their best to keep up with children, excitingl...
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Chicago Wind chill at dangerously low levels

Urban Insurance Agency will have limited hours and staff on Wednesday, 01/30/2019.Chicago will see Wind chill temperatures reach such dangerously low levels that simple everyday tasks hold the potential to lead to life-threatening situations. It is vital to realize, that with such extreme conditions, frostbite injuries can occur in less than 10 minutes. While any exposed skin is particularly pro...
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Insurance payments during Government Shutdown

America has now entered into the longest Government Shutdown in our history. With over 800,00 government workers not receiving paychecks, most with families, that sudden loss of income will effect millions of Americans. At Urban Insurance Agency we will do our best to work with our customers who are federal employees, not being paid, by dropping late-charges on Insurance payments during government...
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Driving safely in Snow

Winter has once again hit Chicago, leaving people to dig their cars out after heavy, wet, snow piled up to as much as 10 inches in parts of the Chicago suburbs. This weather causes slick conditions on our roads, and limits visibility; by noon today we already had 11 insureds report accidents, proving the importance of driving safely in snow.When roads are covered with snow and ice it can prese...
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Happy Thanksgiving

Urban Insurance Agency would like to wish you and your family a happy Thanksgiving.Drive safely, the weather might have a few surprises in store for us all.May your Black Friday shopping be successful. Urban will Close at 3:00pm on Wednesday and then reopen on Friday. We are available online 24/7.For sales and obtaining a quote on Car Insurance Click Here.For sales and informa...
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Merchant Circle Is Proud to list Urban Insurance Agency as a Top Merchant

Merchant Circle Is Proud to list Urban Insurance Agency as a Top Merchant.Urban is a Chicago insurance agency with over 58 years of experience, and an A+ rating at the Better Business Bureau.As a part of the community Urban Insurance Agency understands the insurance laws and requirements of Illinois,and has options to provide the policies you need.Which is why we find that Urban Insurance ...
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Programming morality into driverless cars.

Driverless cars are reaching the consumer market.We have all read articles and seen videos discussing the coming age of autonomous vehicles, and the promise of a dramatic decline in auto accidents-clearly good news. It is easy to marvel at the algorithms and equipment designed to allow a car to safely navigate down streets filled with obstacles; however an interesting question arises when it bec...
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10 Tips for Driving in Snow,

Snow has come to Chicago, and clearly seems to be behaving badly and over-staying its welcome. Driving in snow poses a variety of hazards, from slower stopping times, impaired vision, and cars slipping and sliding their way across the roads. Newer cars with traction control and antilock brakes plus the large number of vehicles with 4-wheel-drive, do help, but they can also fool drivers into a fa...
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Martin-Luther-King-Jr. Day

In these days when our country seems so divided, the inspirational message of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. rings out clearly. It reminds us of our obligation to actively fight against bigotry, hatred, and the forces that seek to pit us against each other. To divide and conquer, is to reduce the greatness that America might otherwise obtain."We the people" are stronger, more righteous, more d...
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Insurance for Airbnb Hosts

Do you make your property available for short-term rental? Urban has the Required Insurance for Airbnb Hosts.Most Airbnb hosts do not carry the correct insurance coverage for their property. It is important to understand that your standard homeowner’s or renter’s insurance policy will likely exclude any claim that occurs while a guest is renting your space. Just the fact that you make your uni...
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