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7 Driving Habits That Are Bad for Your Car

No matter how safe you are behind the wheel, you’ve probably done things like: Shift into drive while the car is still rolling backward. Ride the brakes on steep hills. Roll into the gas station on empty. Guilty? If so,...

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Car Shopping With Safety in Mind

You’ve heard all the talk about driverless cars. Yet we’re still years away from living in a world where you can just tell your car where to go and then kick back and relax with a book or your phone. Even still,...

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6 Tips for Getting to Work on Two Wheels

Did you know that hundreds of thousands of people in the United States commute to work by bicycle, according to the U.S. Census Bureau? That’s a lot of cars off the road each day, a lot of gasoline saved and a ton of...

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How Drones are performing roof inspections

Several areas of concern in the roofing industry have resulted in a negative reputation for many companies and the industry at large. With high costs for repairs, inaccurate and dangerous inspection methods, and a lack...

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Let's Keep Our Lawns and Ourselves Safe

For many of our neighbors, summer means more than sunshine and vacations. It also means working in the yard – often with tools that can be dangerous if not used properly. Each year about 400,000 people are treated for...

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Colorado Hailstorm Carries $169,000,000 Insurance price Tag

Thousands of Fountain and Colorado Springs CO are residents were bury cleaning up and meeting with insurance adjusters after an unusual early morning June 13th storm that pounded vehicles and roofs with golf ball size...

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5 Ways to protect your vacant property

Typical home insurance policies are not intended to insure vacant properties. (Photo: Shutterstock) Related: Vandalism, an explosion and a vacant property The risky side of vacant properties - From a 1st party...

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Essential Safety Tips for Nighttime Boating

If you own a boat (or better yet, as the joke goes, you know someone with a boat), you’ve probably thought about spending some evenings on the water - especially in the summertime. It’s a great thought, of course. But,...

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Summer Driving Tips

Summer’s almost here. The sun will come out of hiding, and people will, too. As crowds swell at the beach, in parks, and even on roadways, it all makes for some challenging driving conditions. More people are out and...

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Introduction to WRAP or OCIP Programs

More and more contractors are being required to work under owner controlled insurance programs (OCIPs). At one time, these programs were limited to large single-site projects. As time goes by, they are appearing on...

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