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How to safely trick-or-treat with kids

41.2 million goblins, ghosts, superheroes, and princesses went trick-or-treating on Halloween in 2015. It's a time for both adults and children to dress up, get outside, make memories and have some fun. It can, however, be a dangerous night if safety isn't top-of-mind.

Make sure you know all the driving restrictions for your teen

The state of Tennessee has created a multi-step licensing process for teenage drivers. This process allows teens to gain driving experience gradually and learn how to handle complicated driving situations while under adult supervision. Each stage of licensing has certain restrictions and rules that are important to know if you have a teenage driver.

Four things you need to know about your car insurance

Nobody wants to obsessively worry about their car insurance and coverage limits after they purchase a policy. Unfortunately, accidents can, and often do, happen, so it's a good idea to understand just exactly what is and isn't covered.

Common accidents to avoid on Labor Day weekend

Labor Day is often considered the official end of summer. Because of this, people try to squeeze in as much summer fun as they can over the Labor Day weekend. Between cookouts, days on the boat, or trying to get in that last family vacation, there is a lot of potential for accidents. Here are some common Labor Day weekend accidents and how you can prevent them.

How will an auto accident or a ticket affect my insurance rates?

Being in an auto accident or receiving a traffic ticket can cost you more than just repairing damages or paying the fine. An at-fault accident or ticket can also raise your insurance rates. Even just receiving a traffic ticket has the potential of raising your premiums. But how long do these stay on your record? And what are your options for keeping your rates down?

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.

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