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5 Harmful Driving Habits to Steer Clear Of

April 19, 2016

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Auto

Like biting your nails or stress eating, bad habits are common and need to be kicked to the curb. Negligent drivers can cause accidents, minor or fatal, which can drive insurance rates up, increase driving tickets and penalties, or worse. As cited by the National Safety Council, motor vehicle fatalities have increased in 2015 from…
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Drop the Call: Avoid Cell Phone Use While Driving

April 17, 2016

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Auto, Uncategorized

Driver using cell phone.

Approximately 660,000 drivers, at any moment throughout America, are using cell phones or fiddling with other electronics while driving according to a survey by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. This outrageous number of drivers continuously make the roadways more dangerous due to their mobile distractions. These devices cause eyes to wander and vehicles to…
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Secure Your Safe Road Trip

April 05, 2016

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Auto, Travel

Set your GPS and hit the road – as the seasons change for the warmer, more and more road trips are being planned.  A great and affordable way to see new sites, attractions, and connect with friends and family. Avoid the stress with these helpful tips to ensure your journey is safe, relaxed, and stressful….
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Words to make a parent nervous: Teen driver

August 26, 2015

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Safety Tips

  Proactive discussion among the new driver, his or her parents and your local insurance agent can make the teenage driving years a lot less stressful. Readiness – First, make sure your teenager is ready to be behind the wheel. Even a delay of six months could allow your teen enough time to be ready for…
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Can you find your utility shutoff valves?

July 09, 2015

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Safety Tips

Whether a disaster causes you to stay put or evacuate, consider: WATER SERVICE – When a pipe breaks suddenly or when there’s a threat of below-freezing weather, you may need to shut off the water supply. Locate your water shutoff valve in advance and clearly tag it so you’ll be ready to take quick action….
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Do I need insurance when renting a vacation home?

June 17, 2015

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Safety Tips

Do I need insurance when renting a vacation home? Insurance tips for travel Jun 10, 2015 | By Insurance Information Institute Make sure your clients understand whether or not their possessions will be covered in the event of loss due to fire, theft or other events when renting a vacation home. (Photo: Shutterstock) As the…
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5 things drivers need to know before working for a ridesharing service

May 28, 2015

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Ridesharing

  The ads are enticing:  “Make $35/hour driving with us!” or “You could make $800 a week or more!” Ridesharing services, or transportation network companies (TNCs), are everywhere. Uber alone signs up an estimated 20,000 drivers each month worldwide. The service is particularly popular with millennials who appreciate the lower transportation costs and how easy…
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Get ready to fire up the grill! (And do it safely)

May 22, 2015

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Safety Tips

  Whether using gas or charcoal, grill safely. Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of backyard grilling season. The Insurance Information Institute estimated that Americans enjoy more than three billion barbecues each year. Unfortunately, each summer season also brings numerous home fires and burn injuries associated with outdoor grilling activities. A study of residential fires…
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Here are 25 tips to both prevent and manage a cyber attack

May 15, 2015

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Cyber Liability

    Cyber attack prevention Only connect to the Internet over secure, password-protected networks. Do not click on links or pop-ups, open attachments, or respond to emails from strangers. Always enter a URL by hand instead of following links if you are unsure of the sender. Don’t respond to online requests for personally identifiable information…
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Time to prepare for tornado season

May 01, 2015

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Safety Tips

Spring is peak tornado season for most states. Spring signals the start of tornado season for most of the United States, with a peak in May and June. Now is a good time to prepare by checking your emergency kit, buying fresh batteries and updating your family’s emergency communication plan. “Tornado alley” in the southern…
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