Every year, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) chooses several new vehicles as TOP SAFETY PICK and TOP SAFETY PICK+ winners. This year, IIHS has chosen 44 vehicles for the TOP SAFETY PICK designation and 38 for the TOP SAFETY PICK+ designation. (more…)
Archive for December, 2016
Do you know what to do in the event of a house fire? Most people think of fire emergencies as something that only happens to other people. It can often seem that way, right up until tragedy strikes. Make sure that you’re prepared if you ever find yourself in this dire situation.
Make a Plan
Before disaster hits, your family should have an emergency plan. Knowing what to do in the event of a house fire will help you to keep your cool and ensure that everyone stays safe. Here are a few things you can do now to make sure you and your family are prepared: (more…)
It’s the holiday season! Shoppers are out and about, buying gifts for their loved ones. With so many people hitting up stores, there’s a greater chance that you’ll experience an accident in a parking lot. If this happens to you, you’ll probably be wondering how your insurance covers parking lot accidents.
If you damage someone else’s car–even if it’s just a scratch–you hold responsibility. Likewise, if someone damages your car, they will be responsible to pay for the damage. Unfortunately, many people do not leave a note when they damage another vehicle. This is classified as a hit-and-run. If you come back to a dented or scratched car with no note, the best you can do is ask around for witnesses or ask the store to see security camera footage. This can help you to find the culprit. (more…)