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Teen Driving Safety

Mar 3 2017 Talking to Your Teen About Safe Driving When teens begin to drive, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the National Safety Council, the sobering statistics start to pile up:Car crashes are the leading cause of... more

Car Shopping With Safety in Mind

Feb 3 2017 You’ve heard all the talk about driverless cars. Yet we’re still years away from living in a world where you can just tell your car where to go and then kick back and relax with a book or your phone. Even still, technology already plays a big role... more

Burglary Prevention: Should You Leave the Lights On?

Dec 22 2016 It seems like a no-brainer to leave the lights on outside your home to deter burglars while you’re away (or even while you’re asleep). But does that really work? Or is it just a waste of electricity — particularly this time of year, when the days... more

Which Home Alarms Do You Need?

Nov 29 2016 Technology has made home alarms of all kinds — from security to smoke, radon to radiation — more accessible than ever. Many of them can be configured to work together, and some even alert you to trouble through your phone or other mobile device, so... more

How to Deal With Road Rage

Sep 3 2016 Have you ever noticed that, with roadway anger, it’s always the other person's fault? And, it very well could be. The thing is, you can’t control how other people drive. But, you can control how you respond to situations on the road that come across... more

How to Avoid Animal-Vehicle Collisions

Sep 1 2016 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... more

Safety Tips for Your Summer Swims

Aug 29 2016 When the sun is out and the weather’s warm, people flock to the water — whether it’s the beach, a lake, a river or a backyard pool. But, wherever there’s water, there’s also danger. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,... more

Safety Tips for Summer Thrill Seekers

Jul 25 2016 The family summer vacation is a time-honored tradition, and it often includes a trip to one of our country's incredible amusement parks. But, while the rides and other attractions at these parks are typically safe, it pays to be vigilant,... more

What to Do After a Car Accident in Winter

Feb 5 2016 Freezing temperatures, gusts of wind, patches of ice – winter can be a horrible time to be on the road, especially if you’re on vacation and aren’t used to driving in winter conditions. And, it’s an even worse time to get into a car accident. But,... more

Your Home Maintenance Checklist for Fall

Oct 5 2015 Fall brings more than just changing leaves and shorter days. In many areas, it also comes with a shift in weather conditions that can have a serious impact on your home. And, don’t forget, winter is right around the corner, too. Before the rain and... more

Commuting by Bike: How to Get to the Office on Two Wheels

Jun 5 2015 There are plenty of great reasons to bike to work: Commuters who ride save money on gas and car insurance, stay fit and help the environment (they don't get stuck in traffic, either). And they even have fun - as long as they keep safety in mind at... more

Holiday Safety Tips for Your Four-Legged Friends

Dec 19 2014 As a nation, our pets are like family, so let's make sure they enjoy the holidays with us while staying safe. As a general rule of thumb, always keep pets on a regular routine, even during the holiday season. Don't let regular feeding, exercising... more