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Road trip prep and safety are important

The weather is warm and kids are out of school, which means it's vacation season. July is by far the most popular month for traveling, with more than 50% of Americans choosing this month for their vacation. As you're gearing up for your next road trip, here are some important things to remember.

High temps increase dangers of leaving kids and pets in parked cars

As the hottest months of the summer approach, the dangers of leaving your children and pets in a parked car increase. In the United States alone, an average of 37 children die every year from being left in a hot car. Here's why you should never leave your children or pets in a parked car, even if it's just for a few minutes.

Electric scooters are convenient if used safely

Nashville has become one of the most recent cities to be introduced to the rentable electric scooter craze. These electric scooters have popped up everywhere. You locate them through an app on your phone and rent them directly through the app. They're designed to provide a clean mode of transportation for people in urban areas as well as reduce motor traffic.

Costs of DUI on Memorial Day weekend run high

Memorial Day is just around the corner, and everyone is gearing up for the unofficial start of summer. You may not think too much about getting behind the wheel of car, truck, or a boat after having a few drinks this Memorial Day, but it could be a very costly mistake.

Steps to take after you've been in an auto accident

You've just been in a wreck. Your emotions are wild and you want to make sure everyone involved is okay. Do you call the police? Do you take pictures? What if the other driver doesn't have insurance? This is the time to keep calm and do things the right way.

Why should I keep my medical records after an accident?

After an auto accident, you may not want to organize the mountain of paperwork it can generate. However, keeping track of all your medical records after a wreck is one of the most important things you can do.

Why did my auto insurance rates go up?

Auto insurance can be one of the most confusing aspects of owning a car. Each company swears they will save you hundreds of dollars a year; it seems like the state is always changing the requirements for limits, and if you need to make a claim, it can be incredibly difficult to navigate the settlement process.

Four reasons you should go to the doctor after a car accident

Even a minor car accident can be scary. Adrenaline is pumping and your car may have damage. Most importantly, you could be injured. So, what's next? If you've been in a car accident, you shouldn't hesitate to go to a doctor as soon as possible. Here's why.

My Uber or Lyft driver got in an auto accident, what should I do?

Chances are you've probably taken a ride with a ridesharing company, such as Uber or Lyft. Ridesharing is a nice alternative to asking your friends for a ride and can be incredibly convenient if you're planning a night out. While these companies provide a valuable service, what happens when you're in a rideshare vehicle and your driver gets in an accident?

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