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How To Handle Being Hit While Parked

Hit and run accidents frequently occur while a vehicle is parked on the street, in a parking structure, or at the local shopping mall. Often the guilty party does not leave contact information, which leaves the vehicle owner with the problem of getting the damage repaired. To add to the

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Is Your Home Ready For The Fall?

For homeowners, each season brings its own unique set of challenges and maintenance tasks, and prevention is always easier and less expensive than repairing something that’s broken. As fall approaches, consider protecting your home by taking the time to assess and address any issues in the following areas: Insulation from

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Two Exceptions To Permissive Use Car Insurance Coverage

Your car insurance may not cover every person who drives your vehicle on an occasional basis. Members of your household who are most likely to use your vehicle are usually named as drivers on your insurance policy. Some auto insurance policies more generally cover “household members” – but what are

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How To Avoid Getting A Flat Tire

A flat tire is not only a hassle, but it also puts you and your passengers in danger. Your tires get a real workout, meaning they are one of the most vulnerable parts of your vehicle. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that flat tires and blowouts cause

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You Or Your Car: Who Is Insured?

Auto insurance policies are written in complex legal language and most people will purchase a policy without fully understanding what is actually covered. So if you get in an accident while driving another person’s car, will your auto insurance policy cover you? What about while you are driving a rental

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Light The Sky, Not Your House This July 4th

Hamburgers, hotdogs, parades, and fireworks! The 4th of July is a great American holiday, and fireworks are a tradition that many communities enjoy. But first, a word of caution: make sure you light up the sky, and not your home! Fireworks can reach as high as 1,200 degrees Fahrenheit. The

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Summer Driving Safety Tips

Ah, summertime – road trips, family vacations, and… teen drivers. If you have a teen driver in the family, he or she is going to want to drive more than during school days. Keeping everyone safe becomes more of a concern during the summer months. There are thousands of younger

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How To Minimize The Fire Hazards In Your Home

Your home is probably your most valuable possession; losing it to fire is unimaginable, but it happens. As a homeowner, you can take steps to minimize the fire hazards in your home and not only protect your loved ones, but also avoid expensive property damage. Plan an Escape Route Every family member

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Don’t Let Water Damage Soak Through Your Savings

Damage to a home can be costly and time-consuming to repair, but the dangers associated with water damage extend beyond the immediately obvious. Even surfaces that do not feel wet to the touch may conceal serious damage to internal structures, which in turn can lead to even greater repair costs

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