Safety

10 Tips to Avoid Parking Lot Hazards

December 17, 2015

During the busy holiday season, there are many distractions that make parking lots a fairly dangerous place to be. If everyone does their part and respects others by adhering to smart safety tips, accidents will be minimized significantly. ...

Topic: Auto, Safety, Insurance

5 Myths About Auto Theft

December 9, 2015

According to the FBI’s National Crime Information Center, one vehicle is stolen about every 30 seconds in the U.S. We dispel some of the myths surrounding auto theft. ...

Topic: Auto, Safety, Education

Winter Weather FAQ

November 25, 2015

From the difference between advisories, watches and warnings, to the symptoms of hypothermia, to the perils of wind chill and ice storms, we try to answer your questions about winter weather.

Topic: Safety, Education

Halloween Safety Tips

October 26, 2015

Harvest Day and Halloween celebrations are fun for children who enjoy wearing costumes and eating treats. The Centers for Disease Control encourages adults to plan parties with healthy snacks and to pass out healthy treats to kids on Halloween. Read on for more tips. ...

Topic: Safety, Education

Start Winterizing Early

September 1, 2015

While the weather is still nice, it’s time for homeowners to start securing their homes for protection against wind, snow, ice and other harsh elements. ...

Topic: Home, Safety, Insurance, Education

School Bus Safety Reminders

August 20, 2015

As a brand new school year begins, thousands of students will again be boarding the bus to head to school. The U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reminds parents, students and motorists all to be alert and to put safety first in school zones and near school bus stops. ...

Topic: Safety, Community, Education

Like a Boy Scout, Be Prepared When Camping

July 1, 2015

Before you decide to go off the grid to enjoy the tranquility of nature, be sure to keep in mind a few tips that may help your camping experience be a more enjoyable one.
 

Topic: Safety, Travel, Education

Keep Your Packages Safe

December 10, 2014

If you don’t want to sit at work or on vacation worrying if your packages will be there when you get home, here are a few steps you can take. ...

Topic: Safety, Community

Other People Make Promises — Meemic Delivers

October 3, 2014

The skies were so dark, Jim Vollmers remembered. Jim and wife Lisa had just picked up their 16-year-old son Spencer from baseball practice. (Daughter Olivia, age 18, was at high school soccer practice.) That’s when the family heard the sirens. Soon, they’d see the tornado. Later, they’d test the Meemic insurance they’d had for over 20 years — but that’s later in the story. ...

Topic: Home, Safety, Insurance

Chicken – and Grease – and Fire – OH MY!

September 18, 2013

Here at Ranch Meemic, buckaroos, troubles are a’brewin.’ Kitchen fires here, busted pipes there and fender benders all around, it’s like havin’ a burr under your saddle. Lucky for our members, Meemic’s got Risk Wrangler Rita! A powerful woman, strong as steel and blessed with the wisdom of Solomon, she’s ready to take on your toughest insurance claims questions and offer a little safety advice along the way. Gather around the campfire every month for a new Rita rescue. In this story, Rita rustles up some kitchen safety advice for a greenhorn who ended up on the dark side of a chicken.

Topic: Home, Safety

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