Animal Collisions Are a Real Threat

About 2 million times every year, animals and cars collide on U.S. roadways — often causing serious and even fatal injuries to drivers and passengers, along with about $1 billion in damage, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. And, these collisions spike...

Holiday Travel Tips to Keep in Mind

Thanksgiving arrives exactly two weeks from today. If you’re going to visit with relatives, here are some quick trip tips. Make sure your car is ready – Check your tires, gas, washer fluid and blades and your emergency kit. Leave early and don’t hurry – Those...

Halloween Safety Tips for Big Kids

Halloween is here and there are some important tips to keep in mind to be sure you and your family are having a safe holiday. Around the House Remove anything a child could trip over, such as garden hoses, toys, bikes and lawn decorations, from the porch and front...

Putting Business Insurance in Perspective

We typically think of fires as the most common risk for our business, however, they only account for 10% of all business claims and are fourth from the top. Here is a list of the top 10 causes of loss for businesses arranged from most frequent to least. Burglary and...

Protecting your new business

You never know when your business may be struck by a lawsuit, natural disaster or other unforeseen circumstances. Anticipating and planning for business crises can mean the difference between startup survival and startup failure. Often the last thing you think about...

Distracted Driving – What is it?

As dangerous as it is, many people don’t know what it is.  What activities constitute distracted driving?   Simply put, it is any one of the following: Texting Using your cell phone Eating Talking to passengers Grooming Reading, or checking a map Using a GPS device...