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Entries for 2011

Four ways to try glamping

Posted by Brittany Ritchey on 7/28/2011 at 12:05 PM

Road trip! It’s the perfect time to plan a getaway by car, RV or bike (especially with lowered gas prices), and if traditional camping—pitching a tent, lighting a campfire, sleeping beneath the stars—isn’t your thing, consider glamping. With it, you get the best of both worlds: hotel amenities like private bathrooms and air-conditioning, plus easy access to the great outdoors.

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9 tips to keep your home safe while you’re away

Posted by Brittany Ritchey on 6/10/2011 at 1:30 PM

Whether you’re road-tripping to a neighboring city or relaxing for a week in the Caribbean, protect your home by following this quick checklist. (Keep in mind that with short trips, you might skip some of these to-do’s.)

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Snapshot by the numbers

Posted by Brittany Ritchey on 4/29/2011 at 2:30 PM

Quickly learn more about SnapshotSM, our biggest car insurance discount ever!

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Drivin’ in the rain? Tips for staying safe

Posted by Brittany Ritchey on 3/29/2011 at 9:25 AM

Spring is finally here. Which, in many places—like Mobile, Ala., and Hilo, Hawaii, two of the rainiest cities in the country—can mean more frequent encounters with wet or slick roads. Knowing how to prevent hydroplaning (when you lose traction and skid on wet roads)—and react if you do skid—can help you stay safe on the roads this season.

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Why safe driving is like winning the Super Bowl

Posted by Brittany Ritchey on 2/4/2011 at 10:45 AM

With Super Bowl XLV just days away, many of us have football on the brain. So while you’re analyzing whether the Packers or the Steelers have the upper hand, here’s a little food for thought:

Just as having a solid defensive strategy can help teams get to the Super Bowl—in fact, some say it wins championships—it can also help you stay safe when you’re behind the wheel.

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