Tag Archives: Safety Tips

Power Outages: What To Do Before, During and After

Wind, rain, thunderstorms – all are expected in springtime. However sometimes the unexpected happens: you lose power. Read below to learn how to prepare your home and your family before an outage, what to do during and how to recover afterwards. Before …

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Hurricane season is coming – Learn how to prepare!

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

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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How to safely warm your house this winter

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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Be a Dear; Don’t Run Into a Deer

It’s deer season in Western Pennsylvania, which means the chances of hitting a deer with your vehicle are much higher. During the season, deer – especially bucks – are more active and less cautious.  So, how do you and your …

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Identity Theft: Tips for Protection

The number of people affected by identity theft is rapidly increasing. According to the most recent study from Javelin Strategy & Research, more than 1 million people have been victims of identity theft, with more than $21 million dollars stolen in …

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Back to School Means Distracted Driving

i The National Safety Council estimates one in four crashes involve cell phone distracted drivers. This could be because drivers using cell phones have a slower reaction time, and are four times as likely to be involved in a car …

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