How can I prevent vehicle theft?
Although you can not ensure your vehicle will not be stolen, you can take a few easy steps to prevent the likelihood of it happening. You can make it more difficult for a thief to steal your vehicle and its contents by:
How can I tell if my brakes require maintenance?
Your brakes are obviously one of the most important components on your automobile. Proper care and regular maintenance is essential to protect both yourself and others from the potential harm caused by faulty brakes. Some signs that your brakes may be failing or require maintenance include:
Is it safe to use my cell phone while driving?
Cell phones can be valuable equipment in a car when you need to call for assistance. However, they can also be a distraction if they are used while driving, and many jurisdictions are considering restrictions on cell phone use while driving. For safety's sake, don't use your cell phone while driving. If you need to make a call, stop your car safely away from traffic before picking up the phone. Check the following websites for further information:
What should I do if I’m involved in a collision?
Being involved in an accident can be a very stressful event. To help you protect both yourself and your interests, we have provided some basic tips:
How can I prevent general commercial crime?
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How can I prevent a burglar from entering my home?
The goal of indoor crime-proofing is to secure your premises, and to make them appear occupied at all times. Here are a few ways to do this:
You can also secure the outside of your home, making it more difficult for burglars to force entry:
What should I do if my house gets broken into?
Despite your best efforts, a burglar may still penetrate your home. If you return to find that your house has been robbed:
These tips are general rules of thumb only, and may not fit all situations. For the definitive word, contact your insurance broker for more information.