Safety

April Is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April 7, 2016

Our cars are more connected than ever. But just because these systems are available does not make them safe to use.

Topic: Auto, Safety, Education

It's Window Safety Week

April 4, 2016

Windows let in light and fresh air, and can provide breathtaking views, but they also are vital to safety. It's important to understand what you can do to observe window safety, especially when young children are in the home. ...

Topic: Home, Safety

5 Worst Construction Frauds & Tips for Avoiding Them

March 28, 2016

When warm weather arrives, so do crooked contractors wanting to steal from homeowners. These dishonest contractors love the warmer months when tornadoes, hail and severe storms are more common. ...

Topic: Home, Safety, Insurance

Sledding Safety Tips for Winter Fun

January 25, 2016

When there’s snow on the ground, kids are ready to pull out their sleds and find the nearest hill, but it's important to remember safety.

Topic: Safety, Education

CDC: ‘Take 3’ Actions to Fight the Flu

January 12, 2016

It’s the time of year for sniffling, sneezing and all that other stuff – flu season. The Centers for Disease Control is ready to help with a three-part action plan for prevention.

Topic: Safety, Education

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

Questions & Feedback