Kitchen Safety

You already know kitchen safety is important — but you might not know how frequently kitchen mishaps happen. Did you know that cooking fires are the leading cause of home fires in the U.S.? Prevent kitchen fires. Play close attention to what you’re doing and to your surroundings. Keep flammable items, such as oven mitts […]

November 11, 2020

Tips for Driving in the Rain

Nearly half (46%) of all weather-related car accidents — more than 700,000 a year — are due to rain.  As we experience more soggy weather, it’s imperative that all drivers are schooled on how they can safely maneuver their vehicle and avoid weather-related auto accidents, which often cause car insurance rates to rise. Here are some tips […]

September 12, 2020

Tips for Preventing Heat-Related Illness

Stay Cool Wear Appropriate Clothing: Choose lightweight, light-colored, loose-fitting clothing. Stay Cool Indoors: Stay in an air-conditioned place as much as possible. If your home does not have air conditioning, go to the shopping mall or public library—even a few hours spent in air conditioning can help your body stay cooler when you go back into the heat. […]

June 10, 2020

Lawnmower Safety

Lawnmower Safety Each year, approximately 75,000 people are injured seriously enough by lawnmowers to require emergency room medical treatment. Only a small percentage of the injuries are caused by mechanical failure; most are the result of human error. Here are some tips to follow before and while mowing your lawn: Become familiar with your mower.  […]

May 28, 2020

The Cost of Insurance Fraud

According to the Insurance Research Council, 24 percent of Americans view claim padding behavior as acceptable, and 10 percent of Americans believe insurance fraud doesn’t hurt anyone. However, the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud estimates that fraud may cost insurance consumers $29 billion a year. Why should that matter to you? Because customers end up absorbing […]

May 12, 2020

Tips for a Safer Commute

Morning roadways can get busy: The U.S. Census Bureau says 86 percent of American workers drive themselves to their job. If this includes you, stay cautious with these tips for commuting to work safely. Leave early. According to the Governors Highway Safety Association, speeding plays a role in approximately one-third of traffic deaths. If you have a […]

February 12, 2020

Christmas Tree & Fire Safety

Did you know that Christmas trees alone result in $130 million dollars in property damage annually? More importantly, these fires present real risk towards family and friends. When showcasing a live tree in your home, the combination of tree dryness, electrical malfunction with lights and poorly located heating sources can make for a deadly combination. […]

December 10, 2019

Avoiding Pot Hole Damage

After winter or large thunderstorms, we will often find numerous new potholes. And if you’ve hit one before, you know that dreaded feeling; the heavy thud, praying the flat-tire light doesn’t come on, listening for the telling grinding of some loose part in your car. In fact, did you know that pothole damage accounts for […]

November 3, 2019

Pool Safety

Whether you have a luxury in-ground pool, or plan to blow up an inflatable kiddie pool, it is important to consider the safety implications. There are an estimated 7.4 million swimming pools and five million hot tubs in residential or public use in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Furthermore, […]

May 21, 2019

Holiday Travel

Holiday celebrations are exciting times for family and friends to get together. But, get-togethers can turn into tragedies when people are killed or injured in traffic crashes. Motorists need to be mindful of actions that will make their holiday travel safer. Drivers can protect themselves and their passengers by following these holiday travel rules. Before […]

December 10, 2018

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