Inflation—both social and economic—drove personal and commercial auto liability claim costs an estimated $95 billion to $106 billion higher than they would otherwise have been between 2013 and 2022, according to a new report from the Insurance Information Institute (III).
October 15-21 is National Teen Driver Safety Week. During this week, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration encourages parents to have important conversations with their teenagers about staying safe behind the wheel.
The 2023 Personal Lines Market Survey, which gathered nearly 950 responses, was launched to gather insight into how auto insurance consumers—like you—shop for and use their insur-ance. One of the areas explored the biggest perceived auto hazards and risks.
Molds are organisms that breakdown animal matter and dead plants. Though most molds grow outdoors, they can travel inside by way of open windows and doors, air conditioning systems and on pets, clothing and shoes. Once inside your home, mold needs a moist food source, such as lint, ceiling tiles or wallpaper to grow.
The Jewelers Security Alliance (JSA) says crimes against U.S. jewelers last year hit their highest number the trade association has ever recorded, resulting in $129.4 million in losses.
Today’s society has grown increasingly digital in nature, with many individuals leveraging smart devices within their daily lives. Although this technology can offer various benefits, it can also make individuals more susceptible to cybercrime. Such incidents have steadily become more common and costly. In fact, the FBI reported receiving more than 800,000 complaints regarding cybercrimes in the past year, totaling $4.2 billion in overall expenses.
After a hectic work week, Jim Marshall was looking forward to a relaxing weekend with his wife and kids. He was just a few blocks from home when his cellphone rang. He glanced down to see who was calling. That split-second distraction was all it took for him to miss the approaching stop sign.
It is essential to be properly prepared for hurricane season, as these storms carry significant risks to safety and property. To raise awareness of the dangers of hurricanes, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) annually sponsors National Hurricane Preparedness Week. This year, it runs from April 30 to May 6, 2023.
Each May, the Ready Campaign—launched in 2003 by the Federal Emergency Management Agency—promotes National Wildfire Awareness Month. The goal of this initiative is to encourage and empower people to prepare for, respond to and mitigate wildfires.
The National Safety Council recognizes April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month. This event is intended to raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving and encourage motorists like you to minimize potential distractions behind the wheel.