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Driving Safety Tips
foggy windshield
No matter what the climate is like where you live, keeping the temperature comfortable inside your car may mean battling foggy windows. If you live in a climate with cold winters, you’re often using the heater to stay warm in your car, which can result in fog on the inside of your windows. In warm, humid areas, turning on the…
remote car starter
Remote car starters can be convenient, especially on really cold or hot days. You can use them to heat up or cool off your car before you get into it, so you can have a more pleasant ride. But, factors like theft, accidental starting and fumes may all be worries if you aren’t familiar with these devices.…
presents under a holiday tree.
Good food, good cheer and, of course, gifts are some focal points of the holiday season. The hustle and bustle, however, may distract us from potential risks that can surround us this time of year. Thefts and break-ins may increase during the holidays, since thieves often know that many families travel during the holiday season…
parked cars on the street covered in snow.
Winter can be a beautiful time of year, with its snowy landscapes and clear, starry nights — but cold weather can bring its challenges, too. Whether you’re hibernating at home or braving the roads, here are some tips to help keep you safe. On the Road Spotlight on Safety: 5 Winter Driving Tips Winter driving tips…
brake pedal
Noticing your brakes have failed while driving can be a shocking experience. While you hope it never happens to you, prepare yourself for such a situation by familiarizing yourself with some tips to help you stop as safely as possible. Don’t Panic A clear head can be your ally behind the wheel, especially when things…
Luck of the Irish: Driving Safety Tips for St. Patrick’s Day
Every year the middle of March brings a little bit of mayhem into everything — the NCAA tournament, spring fever, even the return of the minty shake at a famous fast-food restaurant. But the one March event I’m particularly enjoy is St. Patrick’s Day. For me, it serves as an annual reminder of my family’s origins on the…
Driving Safety Tips for Handling Potholes
During my commute to work, I inevitably drive over more than 10 potholes each way. While a few of them are small, most of them are quite large and create for a very bumpy and uncomfortable ride to work. Many potholes are caused when relentless freezing and thawing of water under the pavement weakens the…
Cars-driving-on-snowy-highway
Heading out on the highway during the busy holiday season can be stressful, which makes proper preparation even more important. While preparing your vehicle and adjusting your speed can be helpful, Ken Shields, an Allstate agent in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, would like to focus on distracted driving. “Not long ago, I found myself in a…
woman frosty windshield
Winter driving can be dangerous, so its important to take extra caution on the roads. During bad weather, the best way to avoid an accident is not to drive at all. But, if you must drive, keep these winter driving tips from the National Highway Transportation Safety Association (NHTSA) and Ready.gov in mind. Prepare for Bad…
Snow Shovel with Truck
With AccuWeather predicting a cold, snowy winter in the Midwest and Northeast, forecasters say drivers should expect wet weather and low temperatures in the coming months. The following winter driving tips will help prepare you for whatever Jack Frost throws your way this season: Be Prepared It’s important to be prepared during this time of year, so…