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Is it against the law to ride a bicycle drunk?

Shared by Personal Umbrella.com Deaths of intoxicated cyclists is a “significant problem,” according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. They found that these fatalities haven’t declined as much as those of drunk drivers over the years. Pave the way for safer roads for all users by raising awareness with your insureds.  Derek rode his bike to […]

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4 insurance musts for couples getting married — or divorced

Feb 09, 2017 | By Caterina Pontoriero, PropertyCasualty360.com Roughly 6 million couples will get engaged on Feb. 14 — and roughly half will get divorced. Here are insurance considerations for both instances. (Photo: iStock) Roughly 6 million couples will get engaged on Feb. 14, according to American Express. That’s a lot of insurance considerations for […]

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6 things you need to know about insuring a condo — before buying one

Sep 06, 2016 | By Christine G. Barlow Main image: Stock photo ID:67595983 Whether you’re just getting started in life or retiring and looking to downsize, a condominium is a great way to go. You don’t have to worry about the yard, yet it’s your own property so you can paint the walls chartreuse and […]

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15 new vehicles you should avoid

Aug 26, 2016 | By Trudy Knockless, PropertyCasualty360.com If your in the market for a new set of wheels, here are 15 vehicles you give a miss to. (Photo: iStock) Despite the recent spate of recalls in the auto industry, finding catastrophic fault with today’s new cars is rather difficult. Still, shopping around for a car is […]

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7 ways to mitigate home fire risk

If you are building or renovating a home, here are a few things to consider. Aug 16, 2016 | By Sheila Courtney Modern homes burn faster than ever before. (Photo: Shutterstock) They don’t build homes and furniture like they used to. Now, they burn faster. New technologies and product advancements are making us more efficient and […]

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15 fireworks safety tips to prevent injuries and property damage

Jun 29, 2016 | By Jayleen R. Heft, PropertyCasualty360.com Fireworks explode behind a U.S. flag during a Fourth of July celebration at State Fair Meadowlands, July 4, 2015, in East Rutherford, N.J. (Photo: Julio Cortez/AP Photo) The Fourth of July and spectacular fireworks displays go hand-in-hand. From 1776 until the present day, July 4th has been […]

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10 people die every day during the summer from a crash involving a teen driver

Teen crash deaths historically climb during the ‘100 Deadliest Days’ — the period starting at Memorial Day Jun 08, 2016 | By Jayleen R. Heft, PropertyCasualty360.com Investigators stand at the site of an accident, June 14, 2007, in Adelanto, Calif. A speeding car ran a stop sign, upending a school bus carrying young children and […]

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Road trip! 7 safe-driving tips for new graduates

Jun 06, 2016 | By Caterina Pontoriero, PropertyCasualty360.com Summer’s almost here and new drivers will be on the road to celebrate. (Photo: iStock) Whether they’re graduating from high school or college, many new graduates will be on the roads this summer to celebrate their hard work. From parties to weekend getaways to road trips, young […]

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Top 5 most common workplace accidents and injuries

Jun 03, 2016 | By Caterina Pontoriero, PropertyCasualty360.com Travelers reveals the most common workplace accidents and injuries in its Injury Impact Report. (Photo: iStock) The Travelers Cos. recently released its “Injury Impact Report,” which identifies the most common causes of workplace accidents and injuries. The New York City-based insurance giant analyzed more than 1.5 million workers […]

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