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2016 Travelers Risk Infographic

What worries Americans most in 2016? This year, more than half of Americans feel their world is becoming a riskier place. The 2016 Travelers Risk Index dives deep to find some emerging risks that concern consumers the most, including data on important issues such as global and political unrest, distracted driving and extreme weather.   Courtesy of […]

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How to Use a Fire Extinguisher

You should know exactly how to use a fire extinguisher in the event a fire develops and you feel you are safely able to fight it. It is recommended that only those trained in the proper use of fire extinguishers consider using them when appropriate. Call for help before attempting to extinguish a fire. A fire […]

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What Worries Consumers and Businesses the Most?

Business leaders and consumers share many common concerns, according to data compiled from the 2016 Travelers Risk Index. The annual survey found that cyber risk is still considered one of the greatest risks facing both Americans and American businesses. And while businesses worry more about the implications of getting hacked, consumers are primarily concerned about personal privacy […]

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8 Disaster Preparedness Tips

In the event of a natural disaster, having a preparedness plan can be a critical element in helping secure a safe transition out of danger for you, your loved ones and your property. Preparation is key, but it is also important to stay calm and focused during an emergency. If you are ordered to evacuate, […]

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Share the Road

We have all encountered scenarios in which other drivers make us shake our heads. People often are quick to accuse other drivers of being reckless, but if pressed, they may admit to sometimes driving recklessly themselves. If unsafe driving is everyone’s problem, what is the solution? Our safety professionals have put together three tips that […]

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Generator Safety

Storms or natural disasters can have the ability to knock your power out for an extended period of time. During an outage, portable generators can offer temporary power, but there are potential risks associated with the use of these generators. Generators can be dangerous, and can lead to illness and injury, and even death if […]

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Tips for Handling a Tire Blowout

For many drivers, there is nothing more frightening or potentially dangerous than a tire blowout at almost any speed. While the number of tire-related crashes has dropped dramatically since 2008, when all new vehicles were required to have automatic tire pressure monitoring systems, these numbers still remain high. The stats do not lie, as tire […]

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9 Home Security Tips

Did you know that a burglary happens every 16 seconds in the U.S., according to the FBI? Your home is one of your most valuable possessions, along with everything inside. It is a place you want to feel safe and secure from the potential dangers of the outside world. Employing and engaging in some basic […]

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How to Help Prevent Heat Stroke

  Did you know that extreme heat has killed more people in recent years than all other natural disasters combined?1 Between 1999 and 2009, there were an average of 658 heat-related deaths per year in the United States.2 While warmer weather means more outdoor activities for many, knowing how to prevent overheating and how to identify warning signs from […]

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How to Pack a Car Safely

As the summer months approach, so too, do thoughts of hitting the road for a family vacation. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, nine out of 10 Americans drive to their travel destination.1 If you are among those planning to hit the road, remember that safe driving starts before you even leave the driveway. […]