Be Extra Careful Driving in Work Zones

Be Extra Careful Driving in Work Zones

Some of the riskiest locations for roadway collisions are work zones, as they often result in changes in traffic patterns and right of way, along with workers present and large commercial vehicles on the scene. Work zones are designed to improve the safety of workers who are enhancing or repairing roads, freeways, bridges, sewage and […]

Tips to help keep you safe while riding

Tips to help keep you safe while riding

Staying visible to other drivers is among your biggest challenges when riding—which means it should be among your top priorities. First, you need to understand why the average driver struggles to see you in traffic: Size: Because of its comparatively small size, your motorcycle can appear farther away than it is. Visibility: You can easily […]

Growing Online Risks Spur Personal Cyber Insurance

Growing Online Risks Spur Personal Cyber Insurance

As we have become more dependent on smartphones and computers to make many parts of our lives easier and more convenient, this connectivity and technology comes at a cost in terms of potential risks and liabilities. We are more vulnerable to having our personal data being hacked, our identities stolen, our computer frozen and our […]

Dog Bites and Your Homeowner’s Insurance

Dog Bites and Your Homeowner’s Insurance

There are some 63 million dogs in the U.S. and while they make for great companions and help keep our homes safe from intruders, they can also be a significant liability. About 4.5 million people suffer dog bites every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Of that number, about 885,000 need […]

Remember Safety When Barbecuing This Summer

Remember Safety When Barbecuing This Summer

Every year, millions of Americans safely enjoy outdoor barbecues, but accidents do happen. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, fire departments respond to an estimated average of 10,600 home structure and outdoor fires involving grills per year. These fires cause an average of 10 deaths, 160 injuries and $149 million in direct property damage annually. […]

Protect Your Home from Water Damage

Protect Your Home from Water Damage

While most people are understandably concerned about insuring their homes against fire loss, that risk is not what causes the most losses for homeowners. Water damage is a more common threat that accounts for more claims than fire damage. Statistics show that one out of every five homes will experience some kind of water damage […]

Do You Need Comprehensive Auto Coverage?

Do You Need Comprehensive Auto Coverage?

In auto insurance there are two main areas of covered physical damage losses: collision damage losses and losses other than collision. These two categories are often referred to as collision coverage and comprehensive coverage. What is comprehensive coverage? Comprehensive car insurance is auto insurance that covers loss to the insured’s vehicle caused by an object, […]

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