Tag Archives: safety

Do I need insurance for a child going away to college?

With burglaries constituting approximately 50 percent of all on-campus crimes, according to the National Center for Education Statistics, it is more important than ever that college students and their parents review their insurance coverage. For…

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Lightning Safety: Myths vs. Facts

With 1,800 thunderstorms in progress at any given time on Earth, it’s important to be able to sort out the myths from the facts when it comes to lightning safety. And keep in mind that…

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Lightning Coverage and Safety

Damage caused by lightning, such as fire, is covered by standard homeowners and business insurance policies. Some home and business insurance policies provide coverage for power surges that are the direct result of lightning striking…

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National Teen Driver Safety Week

THE TOPIC Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among 15- to 20-year olds, according to most recent data (2009) from the National Center for Health Statistics. Immaturity and lack of driving experience…

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Tips for Parents: How to Safeguard Your Teen Driver on the Road

NEW STUDY SHOWS THAT TEEN AUTO DEATHS ARE ON THE RISE AFTER SEVERAL YEARS OF DECLINE APRIL 30, 2013 NEW YORK, May 1, 2013 — Memorial Day through Labor Day is the most dangerous time…

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Tornado Safety

What is a Tornado? A tornado is a violently rotating column of air that extends from a thunderstorm and comes into contact with the ground. In an average year about 1,000 tornadoes are reported nationwide.…

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Lightning Coverage and Safety

Damage caused by lightning, such as fire, is covered by standard homeowners and business insurance policies. Some home and business insurance policies provide coverage for power surges that are the direct result of lightning striking…

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Highway Safety

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASHES The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that 32,885 people died in motor vehicle crashes in 2010, the lowest level since record keeping began in 1949. Motor vehicle deaths in 2010…

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Six Common Auto Dangers for Children

You place your children's safety at the top of your priority list. You shopped for the safest car when you started a family. You read up on car seats for kids and figured out which…

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Vacation Tips

Leave blinds open in their usual position. Have mail and packages picked up, forwarded or held by the post office. Lower the sound of your telephone ringer and answering machine so they can't be heard…

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