6 Holiday-Cooking Safety Tips

November 16, 2018

The holidays are just around the corner, so chances are you’ll be spending more time in the kitchen. But if you’re not careful, preparing a family feast can be a recipe for disaster. Studies show that Thanksgiving and Christmas are the days with the highest reported number of kitchen fires, and cooking is the second-leading…

Read More

5 Car Maintenance Tips for Cold Weather

November 16, 2018

Proper vehicle maintenance keeps cars running right in every season, but it’s especially important in cold weather. Winter weather brings unique challenges for car owners.Whether you enjoy backyard mechanic projects or want to hire a trusted mechanic to keep up your car, most of the time you can avoid ending up stranded in cold weather…

Read More

Fireplace Maintenance and Safety

November 16, 2018

Tend to your chimney with care with these expert tips. Enjoying a warm, cozy fire requires a clean, safe fireplace. Here are some tips for keeping it that way: Fireplaces should not be used as furnaces. Use a fireplace for a short-duration fire — no longer than five hours. Keep the glass open to allow…

Read More

Stay Safe On The Highways With These Thanksgiving Travel Tips

November 16, 2018

Some 43.4 million motorists will hit the highways this Thanksgiving weekend. With Winter Storm Boreas wreaking havoc on roadways, it’s doubly important for drivers to maintain a safety-first mindset as they embark on their holiday journeys. Gathering best practices from a team of professional truck drivers with millions of accident-free miles, the American Trucking Associations…

Read More

Nonmotorists Most At Risk Of a Teen Driver-Related Crash, AAA Reports

November 7, 2018

Three major risk factors that increase the fatality rates in a crash include nighttime driving, speeding and carrying a passenger. In 2016, teen drivers (ages 16–19 years old) were involved in an estimated 1,053,000 crashes involving nearly 2,864,000 individuals. In these crashes, there were 3,270 fatalities. Therefore, in 2016, for every 10,000 individuals involved in…

Read More

It’s Fall: 5 Seasonal Liabilities That Homeowners Face

November 7, 2018

Many homeowners assume that if something bad were to happen to their property, their homeowners’ insurance will automatically cover the damage. This isn’t always the case. Your insurance coverage can be rescinded if you don’t take the necessary steps to protect your home from the potential damage, or your claim can be denied, due to…

Read More

22 auto insurers ranked highest for claims satisfaction by J.D

November 7, 2018

Power 22. Mercury | Score: 821 (Based on a 1,000-point scale) 21. MAPFRE Insurance | Score: 828 20. CSAA Insurance Group | Score: 835 19. Liberty Mutual | Score: 847 18. Safeco | Score: 848 17. Progressive | Score: 849 16. Esurance | Score: 852 15. American Family | Score: 853 14. 21st Century |…

Read More

Florida Man Sues Tesla Over Autopilot Feature, Crash

November 7, 2018

A Florida man says the autopilot feature of his Tesla vehicle failed to detect a disabled car on a highway, leading to a collision that left him with permanent injuries, according to a negligence lawsuit filed Tuesday. Shawn Hudson said in the lawsuit filed in state court in Orlando, Florida, that Tesla made false statements…

Read More

What State Has the Most Motorcycle Accidents?

November 2, 2018

It’s no secret that motorcycle accidents happen frequently and cause many deaths and injuries. Riding a motorcycle presents many unique dangers, requiring riders to take additional safety precautions. Understanding motorcycle accident statistics is one way to address the growing number of accidents that occur each year. When looking at the states that have the most…

Read More

10 States With The Most Reported Flooded Vehicles

October 31, 2018

10. Michigan — 11,600 (6% increase from 2017 to 2018) 9. New Jersey — 11,900 (5% increase from 2017 to 2018) 8. North Carolina — 12,400 (-5% decrease from 2017 to 2018) 7. South Carolina — 13,500 (4% increase from 2017 to 2018) 6. Illinois — 15,500 (3% increase from 2017 to 2018) 5. Louisiana…

Read More
Real Time Web Analytics