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Friday, September 9, 2016Preliminary estimates from the National Safety Council indicate motor vehicle deaths were 9 percent higher through the first six months of 2016 than in 2015, and 18 percent higher than two years ago at the six month mark. An estimated 19,100 people have been killed on U.S. roads since January and 2. READ MORE >>
Thursday, August 11, 201610 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) drone definition: “An unmanned aircraft system (UAS), sometimes called a drone, is an aircraft without a human pilot onboard. Instead, the UAS is controlled from an operator on the ground.” — FAA READ MORE >>
Tuesday, August 2, 2016The state of Florida has identified 10 more cases of Zika virus caused by local mosquitoes and has asked the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to send in experts to help with its investigation of the outbreak. The state now has 14 cases of Zika caused by locally transmitted mosquitoes, according to a statement issued on Monday by Florida Governor Rick Scott. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 Be among the rst to see the No. 99 GAINSCO Auto Insurance® "Red Dragon" Hyundai Genesis Coupe GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing has been committed to excellence in road racing since its formation in 2005. The two-time Sports Car champions will make their debut in the 2015 Pirelli World Challenge racing series, where the famed "Red Dragon" takes on a new look. READ MORE >>
Monday, June 27, 2016All told, 29.7 million people were uninsured during that year with these states having the greatest percentages of uninsured drivers: Oklahoma: 25.9 percent Florida: 23.8 percent Mississippi: 22.9 percent New Mexico: 21.6 percent Michigan: 21.0 percent Tennessee: 20. READ MORE >>
Monday, June 6, 2016One of the tools that homeowner insurance companies use to determine how much you will pay for your homeowner insurance is your fire protection class. Fire protection classes range from 1 – 10. An independent company rates City and County Fire Stations. This company is ISO or Insurance Services Office. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, June 1, 2016The Deadliest Driving Season for Teens With annual events like proms and graduation parties, and, of course, the starts of summer vacation, teens are more likely to be on the road this time of year; but parents beware, the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day has been labeled "The 100 Deadliest Days" for teen drivers. READ MORE >>
Friday, May 20, 2016Tennessee-based nonstandard auto insurance provider The General has signed its first real-life brand ambassador and he’s a big one: NBA Hall-of-Famer Shaquille O’Neal.
In his brand ambassador role, the 7-foot, 1-inch O’Neal will represent the company in television commercials ... READ MORE >>
Friday, April 29, 2016People aren’t just multitasking at work and at home. They’re also doing double duty while driving. Erie Insurance analyzed social media data to better understand what drivers are doing behind the wheel. READ MORE >>
Monday, April 18, 2016Local Agents vs. Online Insurance What is the advantage of choosing a local agent over online insurance services? The advantages to having access to a local insurance agent are wonderful; however, buying insurance online can have its own unique conveniences as well. READ MORE >>