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March 25, 2022

Traveling Safely for Spring Break

It’s that time of year. The snow is melting, the birds are chirping, and the kids are getting time off from school. That’s right – it’s Spring Break. Are you planning a family vacation? Whether it’s a quick weekend getaway or a week-long adventure, we have some tips to keep you safe if you’ll be […]

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February 16, 2022

Car Maintenance: What Do You Need to Check and Why?

Between working, paying the bills, taking care of the kids, and so much more, where is the time (and money) to get your oil changed? The last thing you want to do is take your car for a tune-up, but remember that your car helps you get from Point A to Point B. Don’t risk […]

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Cars stuck in a four lane traffic jam
January 26, 2022

How to Make Your Commute More Sustainable

It’s no secret that climate change is impacting the future of our planet. One of the biggest contributors to global warming is CO2 emissions caused by our vehicles. One small change we can make in our daily lives that can greatly impact our planet for the better is changing our driving habits. Here’s some tips on how to […]

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January 18, 2022

5 Tools You Should Always Carry in Your Car

With the start of the new year, we often try to get all of our ducks in a row. One resolution you can add to your list should be stocking your car with helpful tools. This list includes the tools that can save you in emergency situations. For further preparation of your vehicle, check out the essential items and important documents to always keep in your car.   5 Tools You Should Always […]

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January 4, 2022

How to Safely Take Down Christmas Lights

It has become that time of year that we all try and fulfill our first resolution on our lists for 2022: take down the holiday lights before Valentine’s Day.   To keep this year cheery and bright, we have gathered tips for you to ensure de-decorating is as safe as possible. Stay tuned for our next post where we explain […]

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November 15, 2021


The holidays are a time to gather with family & friends, remind ourselves of what we’re thankful for, and recollect on the past year as we look to the year ahead. However, sometimes holiday celebrations can get away from us. Maybe your Thanksgiving eve with friends got a little out of hand or you had one too […]

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November 2, 2021


When thinking of the holiday season we often imagine snuggling up on the couch in front of a warm fire, decorating our homes, and spending time with family. When decorating this holiday season, we want to keep your home at a lower risk of fire.   The National Fire Protection Association reports that one-third of home decoration fires […]

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Two kids in halloween costumes sitting on the back of an SUV filled with pumpkins
October 29, 2021

Trick-or-Treat Safety Tips 

For kids, Halloween night is the most fun event of the year. Spooky adventures filled with candy and creepy costumes make for memories that will last a lifetime.  Although this season can be fun, there are extra precautions you can take to keep your children as safe as possible. To ensure a magical night for every […]

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Crowded traffic lane with cars backed up
September 24, 2021

Tips on Avoiding Tailgating

Fall means the return of cooler temperatures, comfy sweaters and football. And the return of football means the return of tailgating! It’s important to remember there are two kinds of tailgating though – one that involves grilling and cornhole and one that involves wrecking your car  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were […]

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September 10, 2021

Documents You Should Always Keep in Your Car

Our cars can carry some of our most precious cargo – children, spouses, parents, pets – but it can also carry so many other things too. Unlike that stale french fry under the driver’s seat and the extra hair band in the center console, there are some things that should always be in your car […]

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Rubble and damage from a natural disaster
September 8, 2021

How to Be Prepared for Disaster

September is National Preparedness Month, raising awareness for the importance to know what to do in case of emergency. We are participating this year by creating a one-stop guide for everything you need to know about keeping your family safe.   There are four key things to do to have the best safety plan possible:  Make a Plan […]

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August 2, 2021

We Got You: SafeAuto Giving Away $25,000 in Uber Rides

Labor Day is often considered the celebration of the end of summer. When celebrating any event, alcohol consumption is usually involved. Unfortunately, Labor Day is no different – and considered one of the most dangerous holidays of the year. According to the National Safety Council, during Labor Day weekend, 38% of fatalities involved an alcohol-impaired driver. That’s a […]

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July 16, 2021

Hurricane Season Car Safety Tips

Summertime is a season of watermelons, lake rides, fireworks – and hurricanes. Hurricane season officially began on June 1st and will continue until November 30th. For your knowledge and safety, we have accumulated some hurricane preparations for you and your car. For more tips and information, make sure you follow our social channels.   Hurricane Car Safety 101:  In case of evacuation, make sure your car is ready to […]

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May 28, 2021

Don’t Bug Out! Cicadas Are Coming And Here’s How To Prepare.

What are cicadas? For those of you who may be new to the Eastern United States, or simply have not been around for the past 17 years, Cicada Bugs are insects that live underground. Formally known as Magiciada Cassnii, a large generation of these bugs only comes out once every 17 years – and 2021 […]

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August 13, 2020

What to Do if Your Car Won’t Start

It’s a horrible feeling – you’re heading out to start your day, you put your keys in the ignition, and your car won’t turn over. If this happens to you, listen closely to what your car is telling you. Perhaps your car starts making a sound, or maybe it’s silent. Either way, the sounds it […]

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overheating cars
June 15, 2020

How to Prevent Overheating Cars

As we enter the dog days of summer, the sun is high is the sky, beating down on us and our cars with its warm rays. Soon, you’ll head to the store, pop inside to pick up groceries, and come back out to discover your car has turned into an oven in mere minutes. And […]

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Car maintenance
April 17, 2020

Can I Still Get My Car Serviced During the COVID-19 Outbreak?

Amid the spread of COVID-19, many drivers across the United States have a stay at home order in place. Countless areas have ordered nonessential businesses, from restaurants to retail shops, to close business to combat the spread of this disease. With numerous businesses having to temporarily close their doors, the number of drivers on the […]

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Railroad crossing safety
March 27, 2020

Railroad Crossing Safety: What You Need to Know

Years ago, it was common for people to use the railway system as a means of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus, personal automobile, or plane are more commonly used methods. However, according to the Association of American Railroads, approximately 5 million tons of goods are delivered every day to ports, distribution centers, businesses and more […]

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tire blowout while driving
January 31, 2020

How to Safely Handle a Tire Blowout While Driving

We’ve all been there – you’re driving along on a day just like any other day. Then, suddenly, you hear a load BOOM followed by an abrupt drop to one side, and the dire need to get to the side of the road. When you finally can get there, you emerge from your car only […]

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How to remove rust
August 14, 2019

What to Do When You Notice Car Rust

Rust (n): Rust, also known as iron oxide, forms on iron or steel and will eat a hole through your car and wallet if it goes untreated. By catching it early, you can prevent a costly expense and keep yourself safe as a rusted car can be dangerous. Preventing car rust When the iron in […]

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