Category: Safety Tips

New Jetski? Know The Rules of The Water Before You Ride!

Now that you finally own your own jetski or PWC (Personal Water Craft), there is so much that you need to know before you get in the water to ride. It’s just like driving a vehicle on the road because there are rules and signs that need to be obeyed, even in the water.  However, operating a PWC is different from driving a car or...

Teen Driving: Can Your Teen Handle The Winter?

Old Man Winter is back! That means we have at least four months of hazardous weather of snow, sleet and rain. Those conditions can make driving for anyone a potentially dangerous event, but most especially for the inexperienced teenage driver. It is common knowledge that auto insurance rates are much greater for drivers under 25 years old and it’s mostly due to the statistics that...

Have A Teenage Driver? Know The Laws Of Your State And Talk About Them Together

Getting a license is a big and exciting deal in your teen’s life, so share in the experience by acknowledging the accomplishment and be supportive of your teen’s growing independence. However, make certain that you discuss the responsibility that comes along with this achievement as well. Here are some key points to think about: Start Sooner Than Later – Start to initiate the driving dialogue...

There Is Another 6 Weeks Of Winter?!? *sigh*

 According to the infamous Punxsutawney Phil , we’re not out of the woods yet for winter. The ever-enduring task of dealing with icy roads, freak snowstorms and just plain bitter, cold is just what we have in store for us in the next few weeks.  Brrr! So, I thought this was a good opportunity to put out a friendly reminder about how to weather some of winter’s...

Home Assurance: As Cold Weather Grows Near, Winter Maintenance Will Be Needed

          Heating systems, fireplaces, wood stoves, roofs, gutters and downspouts are all things that need to be considered as a part of regular winter maintenance regime. Taking the time to be sure that these are all in working order before the onset of the winter months will eliminate any potential freeze ups and/or damage done to your home. Heating Systems: Have...