Safe Cars Save Lives
Safe Cars Save Lives

U.S. Department of Transportation Launched a New Public Awareness Campaign Called “Safe Cars Save Lives.” The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently launched a new public awareness campaign called Safe Cars Save Lives that urges consumers to check for open recalls at least twice a year and to get their vehicles fixed

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PA Insurance Commissioner Offers Tips on Winter Weather Damage to Homes and Autos
PA Insurance Commissioner Offers Tips on Winter Weather Damage to Homes and Autos

PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — As we have been hit with a major winter storm, Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller advised consumers to review their homeowners and auto insurance, to make sure they are prepared for possible winter weather damage. “Most standard homeowners insurance policies should cover damage to homes typically caused by winter storms, such as a collapse roofing

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Will a Speeding Ticket Affect My Insurance?
Will a Speeding Ticket Affect My Insurance?

Many drivers have experienced it: being late for work and speeding up to make up time, or accelerating to enjoy the open road, and seeing those flashing lights in the rearview mirror. The Bureau of Justice Statistics reports that police conducted 26.4 million traffic stops in the year 2011. Of those, 46.5% were for speeding violations. On average,

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Fireplace Maintenance and Safety
Fireplace Maintenance and Safety

Before use, tend to your chimney with care with these pointers. Enjoying a warm, cozy fire requires your fireplace to be clean and safe. Instead of large blazing fires in your fireplace, enjoy a nice little romantic fire instead. Here are some tips by HGTV for keeping your fireplace safe and enjoyable: Fireplaces should not be

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Thanksgiving Travel: Best and Worst Times to Drive
Thanksgiving Travel: Best and Worst Times to Drive

Beware the Sunday after Thanksgiving. So says an analysis from Waze, the popular navigation app, which found that users on that day in 2014 reported an increase of 323% in jams, 112% in accidents, 79.8% in hazards and 100.2% in police alerts. Waze used sessions from Thanksgiving 2014 drivers to pinpoint the most challenging times. Here’s

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Care for Your Furnace So It Takes Good Care of You
Care for Your Furnace So It Takes Good Care of You

As a first-time homeowner, it can be easy to overlook important home maintenance that you’ve never had to tackle before. But with winter approaching, there’s one task in particular you’ll want to complete. And that’s getting your furnace in tip-top shape. That bulky metal box in your basement (or crawl space, attic, or even hall closet, depending on

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