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Your Auto

Keep your car in top condition with our seasonal tips and safety information. Find out what to do in emergency situations and how to deal with inclement weather that could affect your driving. We also answer common auto insurance questions.

Your Home

Keep your home safe with our maintenance tips and safety ideas. We offer guidance on what to do for regular upkeep of your home throughout the year. We also answer common home insurance questions.

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Keep your business running smoothly with these tips and insights. From liability coverage to protecting your assets, we’ll help you maintain peace of mind.

Your Belongings

Take care of your valuables with our maintenance ideas and safety tips. We'll help you protect your favorite belongings indoors and out, including your technology, recreational, and home maintenance equipment. We also answer common insurance questions.

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Keep your loved ones safe both online and offline with our helpful advice and information. Our articles can help you reduce your risk and raise your awareness about situations that can affect your personal and online safety, including identity theft protection.

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Avoid Cute and Cuddly Distractions

Children and pets can take your focus off the road.

In 2014 approximately 431,000 people were injured in car accidents involving distracted driving. Cell phones aren’t the only risk—children and pets can also distract you.

Children
Did you know that driving with children is 12 times more dangerous than talking on the phone? One study observed that parents with children in the car had their eyes off the road about a fifth of the time of a 16-minute trip! When you turn around to check on the kids, hand them food or play around, your attention is diverted from the road.

Pets
Many owners regularly drive with their pets and are distracted by petting, feeding and playing with the animals—some even hold their pets in their laps while driving.

The Solution
Though it can be hard to pull your attention away from your child or pet while driving, doing so is necessary for their safety and that of other drivers. Use these tips to avoid distracted driving:

Find out more information about traveling safely with children in the car.

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