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How to Drive in Icy Conditions

By Auto Insurance, car insurance, Winter

Icy weather can create challenging, and potentially dangerous, driving conditions in the winter months. Black ice forms on roadways and can produce a nearly invisible hazard. As temperatures approach freezing, icy conditions can develop, especially on roadways where elevation is higher, and bridges and overpasses. Adjusting your driving behavior for these conditions can help keep you, and others around you,…

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What to Do Before a Blizzard

By Auto Insurance, damage, Freeze, home, Home Insurance, home safety, Homeowners, Personal Insurance, Seasonal Tips, Winter

Severe winter weather can catch us off guard. Even adults sometimes hope for a snow day… but odds are we’re not getting one. In many cases, you still have to brave the cold, clean off your car and get to work. When the forecast calls for heavy snow, it helps to think ahead. Follow this checklist of ways to prepare…

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Here’s What Road Salt Does to Your Car

By Auto Insurance, car insurance, Freeze, Seasonal Tips, Winter

When winter arrives, so do difficult driving conditions like whiteouts and black ice. Road salt helps melt ice, which definitely makes the roads safer. However, there are some definite downsides when it comes to your car. Read on to learn exactly how road salt works—and what road salt does to your car. HOW DOES ROAD SALT WORK? Salt—or in scientific terms, sodium chloride…

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Winter Storm Survival Guide

By Uncategorized, Winter

Are you ready for the “Bomb Cyclone” of winter weather that is taking over the east coast? A significant winter storm can be a huge threat, and people should take action now. With these types of conditions, we encourage everyone to be prepared and stay safe. One of the primary concerns is the loss of power, heat and communications, sometimes…

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