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Posts tagged "Safe Driving"

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.

What is the difference between a co-pay and a deductible?

If you've recently been in an accident, you may already know the difference between an insurance co-pay, and your insurance deductible. However, not everyone may understand the difference and how they affect what you pay for health coverage.

Safety tips for back-to-school season

Summer has come and gone, and it's already time for kids to head back to school. Between the thrill of meeting new classmates and buying school supplies, there can be a bunch of excitement this time of year. However, the start of the school year is not a time to sacrifice on safety. Here are a few tips to help you and your family stay safe all school year long.

June is National Safety Month

The National Safety Council puts out an annual Injury Facts study. In the 2017 edition, the top causes of preventable deaths among 1-24 year olds is motor vehicle accidents, causing 33% of deaths in 1-4 year olds, 56% of deaths in 5-14 year olds, and 57% of deaths in 15-24 year olds.

Motorcycle safety month helps raise awareness

Motorcycles can be dangerous if not enjoyed properly. While some accidents cannot be prevented, most are caused by negligence, weather, or inexperience. During motorcycle safety month, we're talking about key statistics, causes of motorcycle accidents, and tips to share the road.

Five tips for driving in the rain

Nashville weather in the Spring can be very rain-filled. Severe thunderstorms can pop up out of nowhere, and can make driving very dangerous. There are more than 1,259,000 weather-related accidents each year. Drive safely, and you won't be one of them.

If someone dies in an auto accident that's my fault, what can happen to me?

No one likes to think about deadly car crashes. But they happen every day in the state of Tennessee. In 2016, 1,036 people died as a result of a car accident (962 in 2015). In most of those cases, someone was at fault. If you are at fault in an accident and someone was killed, it's good to know your options.

How to Stay Safe and Have Fun on Spring Break

Ah, spring break, the magical time of year where the cold of winter finally departs and we enjoy some much needed time in the sun. While spring break is one of the most fun times of the year, it can also be the most dangerous. We suggest you plan ahead a few things to make your vacation the best it can possibly be.

The Potential Dangers of Self-Driving Cars

Would you trust a self driving or autonomous car in the lane next to yours? It might be a question that we face in the next few years. The technology is still being tested by companies like Google, BMW, Audi, and Hyundai, but self driving cars will be on our roads sooner than later.

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