Archive for the Safety Category

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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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 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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6 Ways to Make Your Home Safer

July 13, 2017

Wolfe Insurance Group

Categories: Home, home safety, House Fire Safety, Safety, Safety Tips

Whether your insurance clients own a house or rent an apartment, there’s no excuse for not making home safety a priority. Along with the peace of mind, these steps will go a long way in mitigating potential liabilities and avoiding costly insurance claims. 1. Check your smoke detectors. Per the National Fire Protection Association, three out of every five…
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Three Things to Consider Before Traveling This Summer

July 10, 2017

Wolfe Insurance Group

Categories: holiday, Safety, Safety Tips, Travel

Americans will spend close to $100 billion on summer travel in 2017. But as millions of travelers plan their vacations to destinations both home and abroad, many are overlooking significant risks. Fortunately, there are a number of measures you can take to help protect your family. Yes—it will add a few extra steps to your pre-departure preparations,…
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7 Tips to Prepare Your Home for a Storm

July 06, 2017

Wolfe Insurance Group

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

7 tips to prepare your home for storms

While summer typically means warmer weather, it can also bring a variety of harsh weather conditions, sometimes leading to severe storms. Homeowners can take preventative measures to help reduce damage if and when a severe storm hits. Ken Enscoe, senior director of Catastrophe Operations at Nationwide, shared some tips on how to help prepare your home:…
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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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