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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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Help your trick-or-treaters stand out on the sidewalks

Posted by Brittany Ritchey on 10/22/2010 at 4:50 PM

With Halloween coming up, you’ve probably already chatted with your kids about their costumes. What’s fun, what’s “in,” what’s warm … maybe even what’ll help them stand out—and stay safe—on the sidewalks.

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Fireplace Prep: Five Tips to Warm Your Home Safely

Posted by Brittany Ritchey on 10/8/2010 at 3:00 PM

Protect your family and your home this winter by following these tips when you use your fireplace:

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Boaters: Be the Skipper of Safety with these Life Jacket Tips

Posted by Brittany Ritchey on 9/2/2010 at 4:30 PM

Labor Day is the perfect time to relax on your boat with family and friends, and enjoy the last few weeks of summer. And, with year-round boat insurance coverage, you'll be protected. Just make sure you review your life jacket supply to keep everyone aboard safe, too. Consider these tips:

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