Safety Tips
Pool safety and insurance Article
Whether you plan to install a luxury, in-ground Olympic model or you're just inflating one for the kids, backyard pools and hot tubs have safety and insurance implications. Here's what you need to know.
Swimming pool safety Video
Lightning coverage and safety Article
Lightning can cause damage to your home and belongings—and can cause bodily harm. It's prudent to take steps to prevent the dangerous effects of lightning and to keep yourself and your family safe. Here are some things you can do.
Lightning safety: Myths vs. facts Article
Lawnmower Safety Article
Grilling safety and insurance Article
Millions of Americans safely enjoy outdoor barbecues, but accidents do happen. Ensure trouble-free summer cooking fun by maintaining your grill, using it safely and knowing what to do in case of emergency.
Grill safety Video
Shopping for a safe car Article
The more safely built the car you buy, the better the chances of your surviving an accident. Protect yourself and your passengers by understanding the factors that make a car safe and making your purchase accordingly.
Car breakdown safety Video
Protecting teenage drivers Video
Facts + Statistics: Distracted driving Article
Driving with trucks Video
Jet ski safety Video
Mitigation and Prevention
Proper home maintenance: Preventing losses Video
Protect Your Home Against Arson Video
Protecting your home from mold Article
Mold is destructive to your home and possessions—and the damage it causes generally isn't covered by homeowners insurance. Learn how to defend your home against mold.
Health safety following a flood Article
Protect your home from winter weather Article
Ice, snow and wind can have devastating consequences to your home—and to your household budget. Fortunately, there are precautions you can take to avoid the expense and inconvenience of winter damage—and even help you save on heating costs. Get started when the leaves begin to turn so your home is well prepared when the cold, harsh weather hits.
The homeowner's severe cold weather survival guide Article
Much of North America experiences periods of severely cold weather and is susceptible to snow and ice storms—extreme conditions that can inflict considerable damage on homes and create liability risks. Standard homeowners policies will cover most disasters that result from a freeze—but when the weather outside is frightful, it's better to minimize the potential risks. Here's how.
Protect your home against mold Video
Protecting your roof from hail Video
Making your home more hurricane resistant: Five steps Video
How to pick a lightning protection system Video
Preventing dog bites Video
Be a responsible dog owner Video
Protect yourself against auto theft Video
Bicycle safety and insurance Article
Bicycling is increasingly popular, both as a sport and as a means of transportation. Whether you spent a few hundred or a few thousand dollars on your bike, whether you use it to commute to work or to cycle around the block with your kids, it's important to understand the rules of the bike lane and protect your financial investment with the proper insurance.
Bicycle safety Video
Backgrounders and Research
Facts + Statistics: Auto theft Fact & Statistic
Facts + Statistics: Identity theft and cybercrime Fact & Statistic
PROTECTING YOUR HOME
Making sure your home is properly covered for a disaster Article
For many people, their home is their greatest asset, so it is crucial to avoid being underinsured. To properly insure your home, it is important to ask your insurance professional four key questions.
Preparing an effective evacuation plan Article
Evacuation: How to get organized Video
Evacuation: the 10 minute challenge Video
Including your pets in evacuation and disaster planning Article
After many disasters, thousands of pets are left to fend for themselves and many lost, injured or killed. To keep this from happing to your pet, review these recommendations.
Disaster planning with pets Video
Hurricane and disaster preparedness Video
Protecting your home from an earthquake Video
Am I Covered? Article
This brochure, based on the questions consumers most frequently ask, explains what is covered in a standard homeowners policy and what is not. Where gaps in coverage exist, it tells you how to fill them.
Disaster victims: Beware of crooked contractors Video
HIGHWAY SAFETY
Driving in Bad Weather Article
Avoiding deer-car collisions Article
What to do at the scene of an accident Article
No one wants to get into a car crash. But being prepared and knowing what to do if you are involved in an accident can save lives, reduce injuries and make the claims process simpler and easier.
Steps to take after an auto accident Video
How to prevent auto theft and carjacking Article
Having your vehicle stolen is bad enough, but carjacking—having it taken while you're behind the wheel—is potentially dangerous, even lethal. Foil would-be car thieves and keep yourself safe with these precautions.
Road rage Article
Facts + Statistics: Drunk driving Fact & Statistic
Background on: Motorcycle crashes Article