Archive for the Safety Tips Category

7 Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips

October 27, 2017

Wolfe Insurance Group

Categories: children, health, holiday, parenting, Safety, Safety Tips, teens

halloween

For young children, Halloween night is one of the best of the year. But trick-or-treating can be dangerous if kids and parents aren’t careful. Take a look at some vital trick-or-treating tips before you accompany your child.   1. Plan a route in advance. Trick-or-treating could take you several streets away from your house, which…
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Here are 7 tips to keep your children safe on social media

October 20, 2017

Weston Wolfe

Categories: children, Cyber Liability, Home, home safety, parenting, personal, Safety, Safety Tips, student, teens

1. Say “no” as long as you can Many experts agree that middle-school aged children are simply too young to understand the potential dangers. The legal age for some platforms is 13. But for some parents, allowing kids to have a way to share photos or communicate with friends seems harmless. 2. Decide together which…
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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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Plan for safety long before Halloween night

October 11, 2017

Wolfe Insurance Group

Categories: children, holiday, parenting, Safety, Safety Tips

halloween pumpkin

It’s almost that time of year when children look forward to trick-or-treating, dressing up in costumes, decorating and obtaining more candy than they can possibly eat. As fun as it is, Halloween is also a deceptively dangerous night, and preparations for a safe and enjoyable celebration should begin long before Halloween night.   SELECTING A…
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When you know a storm is coming, take steps to prepare

September 01, 2017

Wolfe Insurance Group

Categories: Claims, Home, home safety, hurricanes, Safety, Safety Tips, weather

When a hurricane or tropical storm turns inland, it may diminish in strength, but the potential remains for severe damage from winds and heavy rain. When you know a storm is coming, take steps to minimize damage and speed recovery. First and foremost, take whatever precautions are necessary to protect yourself and your family. While…
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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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9 solar eclipse safety tips & risk concerns you need to know for Aug. 21

August 18, 2017

Wolfe Insurance Group

Categories: Boating Safety, Claims, holiday, personal, recreation, Safety, Safety Tips, Travel, vacation

The United States will experience its first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse since 1918, on Monday, August 21. An estimated 500 million people across North America will be impacted as the moon passes between the sun and Earth in the 70-mile wide path of the total eclipse. Path of totality The path of totality will track across…
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Dad’s advice for college students never out of style

August 03, 2017

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Internships, parenting, personal, Safety, Safety Tips, teens, Uncategorized

Campus Safety Stay alert when walking on campus, especially at night. As a father of two young adult daughters, I find myself preaching safety tips. I often receive the standard response of “Daaaad, we know that!” accompanied by the obligatory rolling of the eyes. With college fall semester upon us – much to their chagrin…
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How to Help Prevent Heat Stroke

July 26, 2017

Weston Wolfe

Categories: health, Safety, Safety Tips

Did you know that extreme heat has killed more people in recent years than all other natural disasters combined?1 Between 1999 and 2009, there were an average of 658 heat-related deaths per year in the United States.2 While warmer weather means more outdoor activities for many, knowing how to prevent overheating and how to identify warning signs from heat…
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Protect your home from water damage 10 simple tips

July 20, 2017

Wolfe Insurance Group

Categories: & Frozen Pipes, Home, Home Inventory, home safety, Insurance, Safety, Safety Tips, Travel, vacation

  Whether you’re at home or enjoying your vacation, we’re always looking for ways to make sure you’re protected from every angle and help you avoid the unexpected. Simple, proactive steps can help you minimize water damage or even prevent it from happening in the first place. Before your next vacation, use these tips to…
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