Does your Mexico auto insurance meet the coverage limits required by law?

Jim Lewis of Santa Monica is a pioneer in insurance services for tourists to Mexico. His concern for consumer affairs was fueled by a 1980 internship with Ralph Nader, and this experience led to a revamping of consumer pricing for Mexico auto insurance policies. “When I began my insurance career with Hart and Lewis in […]

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Did You Know? Different traffic whistles in Mexico mean different things

Mayhem prevails in many Mexican cities during rush hours. The traffic in some big cities rarely seems to let up, or slow down, as vehicles jockey for the best position before becoming ensnarled in a tangled web of blocked intersections and jam-packed avenues. Even thirty years ago, a standing joke (pun intended) in Mexico City […]

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Palacio de Gobierno, Estado de Jalisco, Guadalajara© Sergio Wheeler, 2012

Unraveling Mexico red tape: Getting a Mexican Driving License

Some of the stuff you hear about Mexico and Mexicans just isn’t true. Lazy? No way. Manana? No delay when it comes to lunch. Some of the tall tales about government bureaucracy and red tape are probably exaggerated but some are tragically true. I and others got a chuckle out of the recent government campaign […]

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