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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

For many of us, driving is something we do every day. Driving may feel so routine that we feel we can do other things while driving, such as eating, talking/texting on the phone, changing the radio station, applying makeup, reading directions on your GPS, or adjusting the temperature in the vehicle. However, doing any one(continue reading)

Keep These Receipts to Make Insurance Claims Easier

Imagine it: A fire has significantly damaged or even destroyed your home. Thankfully, you have a good homeowners insurance policy that will help you replace the replaceable. But, how do you prove how much you’ve lost? If you planned ahead, you can just produce the receipt. You can get reimbursed for items without receipts, but(continue reading)

OSHA Online Recordkeeping Deadline

For those employers covered by OSHA’s Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses regulation, this year the electronic submission of each establishment’s 2018 300A (Annual Summary) is required to be filed no later than March 2, 2019 using the Injury Tracking Application on OSHA’s website. This date differs from past years as the phase in period for(continue reading)

How to Avoid These Common Kitchen Disasters

While we can’t help you avoid serving tough chicken or lumpy gravy, there are other kitchen disasters we’re all too familiar with. Plan ahead and follow our safety tips to steer clear of these common kitchen catastrophes: 1. Slips and falls. Clean up spills as soon as they happen, and check the floor periodically while you’re(continue reading)

Ideas for Safer Night Driving

Driving at night is trickier than driving in daylight hours, which is why there are significantly more traffic accidents at night (especially on weekends). But there are some easy precautions you can take to make night driving safer. Follow these safety tips, and there’s no need to be afraid of the dark. Before you drive:(continue reading)

Things to Do Before Driving Away in Your Rental Car

Whether you’re getting a rental car to explore a vacation destination (fun!) because yours is in the shop (not so fun), take the time to plan ahead. When it comes to a rental car, these simple steps can save you money, time and trouble: Research your insurance coverage. You can buy insurance from the rental car(continue reading)

Tips for Driving in the Snow

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow. As long as you don’t have anywhere to go. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 17 percent of all vehicle crashes occur in the winter… which means driving in the snow is almost as dangerous as driving distracted (25 percent). Can’t avoid the worst(continue reading)