It's that time of year again, Bambi is on the move and western PA drivers need to exercise extra caution while on the roadways. The peak times for deer related accidents begin in October and continue through December. Real injury and even death can result in these sort of incidents, and anyone who's hit a deer (or worse, an elk or moose) knows the expensive damage that can be done.
According to the Insurance Information Institute, 1.6 million deer-vehicle collisions occur each year, resulting in 200 fatalities, tens of thousands of injuries and over $3.6 billion in vehicle damage. Where do these accidents usually happen? Is there any way to avoid them, or at least mitigate their damage? Being prepared can help prevent you from adding to these statistics.
Whether shopping for electronics, furniture or a new car, we all love getting the most bang for our buck. The same is true for cheap car insurance.
Insurance companies know drivers are looking for bargains. That’s why many insurers advertise low monthly rates to convince customers they’re getting a great deal.
But in the event of an accident, that super-cheap auto insurance might leave you stuck paying out-of-pocket for car repairs or medical bills. Suddenly, that low rate isn’t the bargain you thought it was.
Let’s look at where cheap auto policies often fall short – and get tips on how to save on your premium with ERIE without compromising your coverage.
When you’re excited about vacation, it’s easy to forget about what you’re leaving behind. That is, until you get to the airport and wonder: Did I lock the door? Is the iron on? Is the garage door open? Secure your home before you leave so you can travel with maximum confidence and peace of mind. Not surprisingly, burglaries spike in July and August because these are popular vacation months.
These home security tips for when you’re on vacation will help ensure that you won’t return to any unpleasant surprises.
Most of us have felt the effects of Covid-19 in one way or another, whether by the disease itself, or the profound impact it has had on all areas of life. One such way is that much of the population has been forced to setup an at-home office, and for some that will continue to be their workspace for some time. At first glance, this seems like it wouldn't be so bad. We groan at the jarring alarm each morning, and race home after clocking out each evening. Isn't this what most want? Maybe, but when this luxury extends beyond temporary, there are serious challenges that can develop. Check out these tips to keep yourself healthy while you wait to go back to your place of work.
On July 4, 1776, the 13 colonies claimed their independence from England, an event which eventually led to the formation of the United States. Each year on the fourth of July, also known as Independence Day, Americans celebrate this historic event. This year will undoubtedly be different from Independence Days of past, with COVID-19 still afflicting our communities.
Along with following the CDC recommended guidelines for protecting yourself from COVID-19, the following tips will help keep you and those around you safe for the Independence Day festivities.