Archive for the Auto Category

Teen Safe Driving

October 17, 2017

Wolfe Insurance Group

Categories: Auto, parenting, Safety, Safety Tips, student, teens, Travel

Here is a list of things to keep teen safe while driving, but really these are good tips for any driver for National Teen Driver Safety Week (NTDSW).  Don’t try to multitask. Avoid these nine distractions while driving: Talking on the phone even if hands-free. Teen drivers younger than 18 can’t legally talk on the…
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Seven Tips to Become a Better Defensive Driver

September 13, 2017

Wolfe Insurance Group

Categories: Auto, Travel

defensive driving

People have been driving cars for well over 100 years, but it seems we still haven’t mastered how to drive them safely.1 The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that in 2015, there were 35,092 people killed in car crashes – a 7.2 percent increase from the year before.2 Why the spike? Drivers today report they routinely…
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In a car accident? Helpful tips on what to do next

August 30, 2017

Wolfe Insurance Group

Categories: Auto, personal, Safety, Safety Tips, Travel

No one expects to get into a car accident. Although you can work to prevent and prepare for one, the sudden jolt may leave you shocked and stressed and unsure of what to do next. While you try to wrap your head around what just happened, it’s easy to forget vital actions that can aid…
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Stop Car Thieves With These Tips

July 31, 2017

Wolfe Insurance Group

Categories: Auto, Insurance, Safety, Travel

Don’t Make It Easy For Car Thieves Want to make your vehicle less attractive to car thieves? The quicker a car thief can steal your vehicle, the more attractive it is. Anything you can do to slow down professional car thieves or joy-riders, say the auto insurance experts at GEICO, will make your vehicle a…
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How to Drive Safely in Strong Wind and Rain

July 03, 2017

Wolfe Insurance Group

Categories: Auto, Safety, Safety Tips, Travel

dive safe

Driving in conditions that involve strong or heavy wind and rain may not seem like the most pressing safety concern for many drivers, but our safety professionals know that driving in any type of severe weather can significantly increase your risk and potential for a dangerous situation for you, your family and other drivers. Remember…
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8 Ways You Can Reduce Your Teen’s Risk of a Crash

June 27, 2017

Wolfe Insurance Group

Categories: Auto, Insurance, parenting, personal, Safety, Safety Tips, teens

teen drivers

Statistics prove that teens who follow these strategies drive more safely. But they often need their parents to lead the way. There are some scary statistics out there involving teenagers and driving. But there is also good news to report: Crashes involving 16- and 17-year-olds have decreased over the past 15 years.1 According to the…
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Together Let’s Make a Difference

April 17, 2017

Wolfe Insurance Group

Categories: Auto

Everyone does it. Texting and driving. These days, our phones are veritable extensions of our hands, our eyes glued to portable screens. The average person looks at their phone five times an hour, every waking hour.  That’s a lot of screen time combined with the average of 58 minutes spent driving by the average american…
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Check Before the Wreck: Safety Features to Have in 2016

May 24, 2016

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Auto, Travel

Auto dealer handing over new keys

Bluetooth, moon roofs, and butt warmers aren’t the only upgrades to have for your new car. Although those things might make your commutes more comfortable, there are a few items for your new ride you should consider to enhance your safety. Here are five new safety enhancements to add to your new car “wish list”….
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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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