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Halloween evening is one of the most dangerous times for pedestrians, especially children. It's up to all of us — motorists, parents, and pedestrians of all ages — to do our part to stay alert and follow simple safety practices as we navigate our streets and roadways — on Halloween and every other day.

Healthy Habits, Personal Insurance, Safe Driving

October 7, 2021

Make pedestrian safety a priority for trick-or-treaters

A road trip is just the thing for late summer. Before you hop in the car, though, a little prep work and planning can ensure safe and happy summer travels.

Auto Insurance, Personal Insurance, Safe Driving

July 29, 2021

Road trip! Tips for safe and happy summer travels

Are safe-driver programs legit? It all depends on your perspective. Learn the pros and cons of usage-based insurance.

Auto Insurance, Business Insurance, Personal Insurance, Safe Driving

April 6, 2021

Are safe-driver programs worth it?

Ridesharing services including Uber and Lyft are more popular than ever. People rely on ridesharing every day, whether it's getting to and from the airport, traveling in an unfamiliar city or simply moving from place to place with few hassles.

Auto Insurance, Personal Insurance, Safe Driving

February 12, 2020

Ridesharing safety: Be aware and take care

Video rules the news, social media, advertising and marketing, family and holiday occasions, and countless other ways we interact with each other in the world. It captures the attention of millions every day.

Safe Driving

February 12, 2020

Is the dash cam a brilliant tool or an invasion of privacy?

Numbers of motor vehicle related deaths are holding steady in a disturbing pattern. The National Safety Council, based in Itasca, Ill., estimates that the death toll in 2018 reached 40,000. This is the third year in a row that motor vehicle deaths have approached this number.

Safe Driving

March 21, 2019

Pay Attention to the Basics to Prevent Car Crashes

After almost no snow through December, the Chicagoland area was finally pounded by a powerful snowstorm in mid-January. It's not too late to get yourself and your vehicle prepared for next time. Read on for some common-sense tips to help you avoid a winter driving emergency:

Safe Driving

January 10, 2019

Avoid a Winter Driving Emergency

We keep hearing about car accidents involving distracted driving. Recently in the Chicago suburbs, a driver with several passengers flipped his car on an expressway exit-ramp curve. He and a female passenger were killed. The other passengers were injured, but survived. One wonders if distracted driving played a part in this tragedy.

Healthy Habits, Safe Driving

April 18, 2018

What Are You Doing to Prevent Distracted Driving?

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