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5 Tips for Stress Free Family Driving During the Holidays

Getting the whole family loaded and in the car for a holiday trip is an exciting occasion that takes a monumental effort. When you are on the road it’s easy to breathe a sigh of relief – until you remember something you forgot or hit traffic on the way to your destination. Still more anxiety … Read More »

Travel Safely: Fall Driving Tips

Many think of wintertime as the most dangerous time of year to be on the road, with icy, wet conditions and the threat of snowstorms, but fall can be just as dangerous, thanks to the unpredictability of the weather. Along with beautiful colors, crisp weather and delicious pumpkin flavors, fall can bring along with it … Read More »

Slippery Leaves & More: Quick Tips on Fall Driving

Every season presents its own challenges on the roads, but Fall is one season that often gets overlooked. With weather conditions that are typically not as harsh as those in Winter, Spring, and Summer, it’s easy to assume (incorrectly) that Fall driving isn’t tricky. While the weather may not be harsh, it’s more unpredictable than … Read More »

Seasonal Driving Safety Tips

Bus Stop/School Zone Driving Safety Tips At a glance: Twice a day during the school year, sidewalks fill with kids who walk or bicycle to school, or ride the bus. Follow these tips to keep them safe — especially between 3 and 4 p.m., when the most severe school-age pedestrian injuries happen. Look both ways … Read More »

Vehicle Skid Avoidance

A driver needs to be constantly aware of changing road conditions and adjust his/her driving as necessary to avoid skidding. A skid happens when the tires lose their grip on the road, which can be caused one of four ways: Driving too fast for road conditions. Braking too hard and locking the wheels. Turning the … Read More »

Tip of the Month

Proper Parking & Backing: Safety Tip

Proper Parking & Backing: Safety Tip

This “One Second Advantage™” Safety Tip will help you reduce the chances of sustaining a fender-bender … or worse … in these often, challenging driving conditions.

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