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The Thanksgiving Road Trip Survival Guide | Auto Insurance in Plano, TX

Oct 20 , 2016

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The Thanksgiving Road Trip Survival Guide

A road trip sounds like a fun idea, but doing it on a holiday, like Thanksgiving, can make for an incredibly stressful drive. Road trips are typically fun when you're flying down the road with very few cars in sight. Taking road trips on holidays, however, can lead to a lot of stress and unwanted road rage. Thanksgiving is one of those holidays; everyone is in a rush to get to their family as quick as possible. Take some tips from the Thanksgiving Road Trip Survival Guide to stay sane on your holiday road trip. Especially without auto insurance in Plano, TX. The Thanksgiving Road Trip Read Full Post

How to Handle a Car Break Down

Oct 24 , 2016

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Tips and Tricks for Halloween Treats

Halloween is a time in which our children want to stuff their faces with candy and a time in which we try to stop them.  Halloween is a great holiday. Who doesn't like free chocolate? Kids (and adults) dress up as their favorite hero or villain and go house to house trying to collect as much candy as possible. We've all been there: after a successful night with our friends, we start stuffing our faces with everything we collected. Later that evening, our bodies, loaded with obscene amounts sugar it knows what to do with, will send us to the washroom where we will spend the night hugging the Read Full Post

How to Handle a Car Break Down

Oct 12 , 2016

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How to Handle a Car Break Down

A car breakdown will occur when you least expect it, so it's important that you know what to do in the event you find yourself in this situation.  No one ever expects their car to break down on them, even though we know fully well that cars are machines, and machines break down. A car breakdown can be rather stressful, and following proper protocol not only keeps you safe, but it keeps the drivers with whom you are sharing the road safe as well. Here are some tips on how to handle a car break down. Let your car gradually slow down and make your way to the right-hand shoulder of the road. Read Full Post

What to Do After a Car Accident | Auto Insurance in Plano, TX

Sep 22 , 2016

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What to Do After a Car Accident

Car accidents can be stressful and leave you feeling scattered, do you know what to do if you are involved in one?  Car accidents are unexpected and can bring out many emotions at once: fear, anger, confusion, and plenty of others. At the moment of an accident, you may not have the wits to take out your phone and look up "what to do after a car accident", so why not brush up on post-car accident protocol while you're sane and level-headed? Here is the guide to help you on what to do after a car accident which will make everything less stressful, and the claims process for your auto insurance Read Full Post

Holiday Safety Tips

Dec 15 , 2014

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Holiday Safety Tips

Make It To The New Year Safely With These Guidelines ‘Tis the season to trim the tree, pour the eggnog, sing classic holiday songs, and generally be jolly. In the midst of the season’s festivities, it can be easy to let safety slip into the background. With added electrical hazards, increased traffic accidents, and a higher percentage of identity thefts this is a time of year when we should emphasize security. Bear these few safety tips in mind for a merry and bright holiday season. While Decorating: Before you bring your holiday décor visions to life, check any strands of lights for Read Full Post

What Should You Do If Your Car Breaks Down On The Side Of The Road?

Nov 24 , 2014

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What Should You Do If Your Car Breaks Down On The Side Of The Road?

When your car breaks down or you get a flat, you may be stranded in the middle of nowhere! Keeping yourself and your passengers safe should be your first priority. Here are some precautions you can take to ensure you stay safe if you’re ever stuck on the side of the road. Slow down gradually and carefully steer your vehicle off the street, into the breakdown lane or to the far right side of the road. If you cannot get your vehicle out of traffic, exit from the door facing away from traffic and stand a safe distance away from the car. If you do get your car out of traffic, stay inside Read Full Post

Ensure Your Halloween Is Full of Treats: Ten Tips for A Safe Halloween

Halloween should be a day remembered for the fun that it provides people of all ages, not an incident that lands a child or adult in the hospital or injured. Here are ten safety tips to make sure you have a great Halloween: Only eat treats that are in factory-wrapped packages and have been inspected by a parent.  Add reflection tape to your child's bag and try to incorporate it, or reflective gear into his costume. Stay on well-light streets and only go to homes which have porch lights. Don't enter homes or cars of unfamiliar people. Wear Read Full Post

Back To School Safety Tips

When summer comes to an end, it means it’s time to go back to school! Back to school means new friends, teachers, and maybe a new school, but for parents it signals a time to update your child on school and transportation safety. There are several safety tips that you can follow in order to protect your children during the school year. One major concern that many parents have is transportation safety. For the children who have to ride the bus to and from school, there are a few safety precautions that parents, as well as children, can take. Transportation safety includes children who walk Read Full Post