Category Archives: Safety Tips

Take the Pledge to Not Drive Distracted

Apr
17
2016

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and we want you to take the pledge with us to stop driving distracted. According to the US Department of Transportation, 3,179 people were killed and 431,000 were injured in motor vehicle crashes involving …

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Storm Safety: The Dos and Dont’s

Jun
08
2015

The NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) states that hundreds of people are struck by lightning each year. 90% of those victims survive, but 70% suffer from long term effects such as vision or hearing loss, nervous system damage, burns, …

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Hurricane season is coming – Learn how to prepare!

May
28
2015

This week is National Hurricane Preparedness Week, and we wanted to take the time to assist you in preparing for hurricane season. According to the National Weather Service National Hurricane Center, the Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1 and goes until …

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Motorcycle Safety Tips

May
19
2015

Motorcycles are made for riders’ enjoyment. However, if you’re not smart about motorcycle safety, it can go from fun, to very dangerous. This May is motorcycle safety awareness month, and we thought it was the perfect time to share safety tips …

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Prom Season: Prepare Your Teen To Be Safe

May
13
2015

Prom season is here, and with it comes hours of preparation. From finding the perfect dress or tuxedo, to deciding where to take photos beforehand, there are lots to do. Prom is an important night for high school students, but also …

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April Showers Bring…Safety Issues: Learn How to Drive in the Rain

Apr
29
2015

We all know how the saying goes, “April showers bring May flowers”, but let’s not forget what else rain storms can bring: unsafe driving conditions. More than one million weather-related crashes occur each year, mostly on wet pavement and nearly …

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Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Apr
08
2015

Many Americans have an obsession with their cell phones. Always in our hand or by our side, we seem to be checking them constantly. Unfortunately, this bad habit continues when we drive. Using your cell phone in any way causes …

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How to safely warm your house this winter

Jan
13
2015

With the cold season upon us, many people create alternative ways to keep their houses warm. Fireplaces, electric heaters, and other warming devices are great ways to warm your home without the cost, but can be fire hazards. Make sure …

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12 Must Have Items for a Winter Emergency Car Kit

Winter weather can be unpredictable, which is why you should always be prepared for the worst. We recommend creating a kit to keep in your car in case of emergency.  Here are some items you should include: Ice scraper: Clear …

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It’s the time of the year for…theft?

Dec
08
2014

According to the FBI, theft occurs in U.S. homes every 15 seconds. During the holiday season, that rate increases by 7%. With the holidays approaching, keep these tips for theft prevention in mind to keep your valuables safe. Don’t share …

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