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Tuesday, June 19, 2018A smart driving assistant is a type of application that can help you with your driving habits. Several companies offer these tools. The goal is to provide you with information while on the road. These are not autonomous tools. That is, they do not operate the vehicle. Rather, they provide you with ways to stay safe on the road. READ MORE >>
Thursday, June 14, 2018Smoke can be a costly problem at properties. The source of it can range widely. It may stem from internal equipment. A fire can create significant smoke damage to a building. Most of the time, this is damage requiring repair.
You should not operate in a space with significant smoke damage. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 Premises Maintenance In most cases, exterior wear and tear can be the leading cause of interior damage and other secondary claims. There are instances where the claim may legitimately fall under a covered cause of loss, however there is always a risk of receiving a declination due to wear and tear and/or lack of maintenance. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, June 12, 2018There may not be anything worse than placing the car seat in a car. They tend to be difficult to secure. Yet, you know how important they are for your child’s safety.
Many parents recognize the benefits of a rear-facing seat right away. And, most recommendations are for children to remain in this position as long as possible. READ MORE >>
Thursday, June 7, 2018Some auto insurance companies provide married people with discounts on their insurance policies. Why does this matter?
It is always important to understand that car insurance companies focus on risk. When determining how much a person should pay for their coverage, they base this on how much risk is present. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, June 5, 2018Are you planning to build a garage onto your home? You may be thinking about the differences in an attached and detached garage.
It may be a good idea to speak to your home insurance agent about the difference. Various factors impact the cost related to each type of garage. You should know what to expect before you invest here. READ MORE >>
Thursday, May 31, 2018To be a safe driver, you must ensure you're able to drive properly. Many people get behind the wheel when they are really too tired to drive. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports tired driver caused 846 fatal accidents occurred in 2014. They also note that 83,000 accidents occurred as a result of drowsy driving. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, May 29, 2018Your driving habits often impact how much you pay for auto insurance. The best way for car insurance agencies to know how safe of a driver you are is to use your driving record. Your state's department of motor vehicles collects this information. It includes any instance in which you break the law while behind the wheel. READ MORE >>
Thursday, May 24, 2018Tesla unveiled a new type of roof shingle. The shingle integrates a solar panel into it. These are attractive and typical looking solar roof panels. They work to collect solar energy. They can work well to power your home. And, they are expensive.
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Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Playground Safety For most school-aged kids the social, physical and pure entertainment value of a playground is undeniable. However, each year playground related injuries are reported. As we look ahead to the start of a new school year, we encourage you to inspect your playground area to help reduce the number of hazards, claims and related injuries. READ MORE >>