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Our top safety tips for pulling trailers

Pulling a trailer behind your vehicle can be a difficult task. You may be pulling your boat to the lake or pulling a U-Haul full of furniture. Whether you are accustomed to towing a trailer behind your vehicle or it is your first time, these safety tips from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will […]

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Swimming Pool Safety

Summer means warm temperatures and sunshine. Whether you have your own backyard pool or are planning a trip to the public pool, it is important to use caution. Poolsafely.gov is a great resource for you to keep yourself, friends, and family safe. Here are some of the top tips to keep time spent around the […]

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Driving while you are taking medications

The recent Tiger Woods DUI arrest is another reminder that you CAN get a DUI from not drinking, but rather from a dangerous concoction of prescription drugs. For most people, driving represents freedom, control and independence. Driving enables most people to get to the places they want or need to go. For many people, driving […]

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Construction Zone Safety

According to the Federal Highway Administration, during the past 5 years more than 4,400 people have died and 200,000 more were injured in work zone crashes. Most work zone fatalities involved working-age adults. Most work zone crashes occur in the summer and fall and the majority of fatal crashes occurred on roads with speed limits […]

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May is motorcycle awareness month

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, designed to encourage all drivers and motorcyclists to “share the road” with each other. In 2014, 4,586 motorcyclists were killed in traffic crashes, a decrease of 2.3 percent from 2013 (4,692). Those deaths account for 14 percent of the total highway fatalities that year. This decrease in motorcycle fatalities […]

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The real consequences of drunk driving

Plenty of people know that drinking and driving don’t mix—but many still do it. According to the Centers for Disease Control and prevention, there are over 300,000 incidents of drinking and driving each day.1 And arrest doesn’t typically mark the first time a person drives under the influence: The average drunk driver does so over […]

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Yardwork Safety

Spring is now here and you may begin to think about the warmer temperatures and sunny weather that awaits. With spring time, comes yardwork season. While you may want to keep your yard looking greener than ever this summer, Beehive Insurance has these 10 safety recommendations to keep in mind: 1- Know your equipment. Before operating […]

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April is distracted driving awareness month

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month – reminding us all to evaluate current efforts being made to alter driving habits around the United States. While technological advancements have improved vehicle safety year after year, certain types of technology also tempt us with added distractions while behind the wheel. The numbers don’t lie – reckless […]

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Spring Maintenance Tips for Your Boat

Click here to download this article as a printable checklist. Spring has sprung and for millions of boaters in the Midwest, that means it’s time to take their boats out of winter storage and put them in the water. For many boaters, annual preparation and cleaning projects are necessary rites of spring that help prevent […]

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