Safety Tips for Driving in Heavy Rain

Driving in heavy rain creates unique challenges for all drivers. Here’s how to handle it. It’s just a bit of rain – how much can it really impact your driving? The answer is: a lot! The Road Weather Management Program reports that rain is responsible for approximately 10 percent of all auto accidents and 8 percent of crash fatalities around the country. Even experienced drivers can struggle in heavy rain and wet road conditions. To stay safe, check out these tips. Reduce your speed. If … [Read more...]

What Small Businesses Should Know About Employee Fraud

What to look for and what to do about employee fraud.   Most business owners believe that they treat their team well and that no employee would dream of acting out against the company. Unfortunately, fraudulent activity can go on right underneath your nose and you don’t realize it until it is too late. From check tampering to petty theft, employee fraud can happen to any business – including your small company. While small businesses may not have the power to hire a full-fledged fraud … [Read more...]

Teach Your Teen These Skills Behind the Wheel

Help your teen become a better, more confident driver.   As a parent, you’re responsible for helping your teen get the guidance and training they need when they have their learners permit. While the professional driving instructor will be teaching them the basics and rules of the road, you, as a parent, can help your teen gain confidence behind the wheel. Below are some important skills teens must develop, and how you can help them become a better, safer driver. Inclement … [Read more...]

What You Need to Know for American Diabetes Month

November is American Diabetes Month.  November is dedicated to raising awareness about diabetes across the country. Although many people have heard about diabetes, not everyone knows exactly what it is or how it affects people who have been diagnosed. Use this month to learn the facts, prevent it, and support those who have it. There are two main types of diabetes: Type 1 (often referred to as Juvenile Diabetes) Types 2 – This is the most common form of diabetes. It is where the … [Read more...]

How to Protect Your Home from Carbon Monoxide

Is carbon monoxide, the silent killer, lurking in your home?   Carbon monoxide (CO) is the most widespread form of poisoning in the home. CO gas is highly poisonous and cannot be detected by taste, smell, or color. It is completely invisible to the human senses, so extra care is needed to protect your home from this deadly gas. The only way to detect a CO leak is with a certified carbon monoxide alarm. Causes The most common causes of carbon monoxide poisoning are poorly fitted or poorly … [Read more...]

How Business Insurance Can Protect Your Business’s Bottom Line

Threats to business security continue to rise, making coverage that much more important. With the rise of technology comes the rise of risks. In this digital age, we are more connected than ever. While this can help businesses in a multitude of different ways, there are some risks that should be considered. Digital threats are ever-present. Believe it or not, small businesses are also targets of hacking or digital sabotage. In order to begin development of a cyber security plan, you must … [Read more...]

Is Your Home Insurance Ready for Halloween?

Don’t let the night turn into a nightmare with these Halloween home mishaps! Halloween is a night for costumes, spooky thrills, trick-or-treating, candy, and fun! On the flip side, it also can pose a big threat to those who are not cautious in their Halloween holiday preparations. Every homeowner will want to avoid Halloween home mishaps. Fortunately, you can take precautions before the trick-or-treaters come knocking! Whether you are going all out this year by dressing your yard as a … [Read more...]

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