about Ellen

Ellen has spent many years as a professional wordsmith, helping to shed light on such topics as world travel, cargo pants, and the porosity of bath tiles. As a freelance copywriter for Esurance, she brings her boundless curiosity to the world of insurance. Outside work, she can be found cheering on the San Francisco Giants, hiking in the Oakland hills, and (barely) resisting smuggling penguins home from Antarctica.

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SR-22 Explained: What Is It and When Do You Need One?

What is an SR-22, anyway? Who needs them, how do you get one, and how long do you have to carry it? In Part Two of our FAQ series, we answer all these questions and more.

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Esurance Gives Away a Custom Warriors Motorcycle

A Warriors fan’s on-court basketball skills earn him a one-of-a-kind motorcycle, courtesy of Esurance.

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Out-of-State Car Insurance: Everything You Need to Know

In Part One of our FAQs series, we provide expert answers your questions about out-of-state car insurance.

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Car Recalls: Should You Take Them Seriously?

Don’t ignore that recall letter. Following up on recalls means you’re less likely to make a defect-related insurance claim later on.

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Crash Rates for Older Drivers are Dropping

Think seniors are a danger behind the wheel? Think again. A recent study shows crash rates for older drivers have been on the decline since the mid-1990s.

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