Year: 2014

Fall Maintenance Tips

Prepare your home for cooler days ahead. Fall foliage is beautiful, but not when it builds up in your gutters! Take these tips into account during the cool autumn months. Have your furnace cleaned and inspected annually by a qualified technician. Keep flammable materials, including all lawn and power equipment, away from water heaters and wiring in the basement. Insulate water pipes in areas exposed... Read Article

Ways to Help Prevent Home Theft

  Burglars will not find your home an "easy mark" if they are forced to work in the light, if they have to take a lot of time breaking in, or if they cannot break in without making a lot of noise. Research shows that if it takes more than four or five minutes to break into a home, the burglar will go elsewhere. Most... Read Article

Crumple Zones Help Take the Hit for You

  Despite what your intuition tells you, you may want a car that crumples. Statistics show that the risk of being killed in a personal motor vehicle on American roads has decreased each year, with the exception of 2012, when fatality and injury rates increased slightly.1 Much of that progress can be attributed to safer car design that evolved from the invention of the crumple... Read Article

Stay Safe by Sharing The Road

We have all encountered scenarios in which other drivers make us shake our heads. People often are quick to accuse other drivers of being reckless, but if pressed, they may admit to sometimes driving recklessly themselves. If unsafe driving is everyone’s problem, what is the solution? Our safety professionals have put together three tips that can help make sharing the road safer while getting from... Read Article

Taking a Cruise? Insurance Can Be Your Life Preserver

Do your vacation plans this summer include sailing the sunny seas to remote climes? Onshore adventures featuring jeeps and zip lines? Driving golf balls into the ocean? Will your daily wardrobe range from a bathing suit at the pool to evening wear at a luxury night club? And all while never leaving your “hotel”? Congratulations — you booked a cruise! And while your Trusted Choice®... Read Article