A car accident can be a very traumatic and stressful event in your life especially if you are the victim of a hit-and-run. As with any accident, the first rule is to stay on the scene in a safe location. After that it is vital to gather information to help police locate the other driver and ensure that you don’t get stuck paying for damages.
Accidents can happen quickly, and it can be hard to remember everything you should do after one occurs. Here are the first 7 things to do if you are involved in an accident.
When you’re behind the wheel of a car – whether alone or with passengers – driving safely should always be your top concern. We’re more distracted than ever, so it’s crucial to know the basics of safe driving and practice them every time you’re on the road.
Know the Truth About Lightning Dangers; much of what we think we know about lightning is fiction. Your safety and wellbeing may depend on knowing the difference between these lightning myths and the facts.
At any given time on our planet Earth, there are 1,800 thunderstorms in progress—and with them comes lightning. Your standard homeowners and business insurance policies, and the comprehensive portion of an auto insurance policy cover damages—such as a fire—that results from a lightning strike. Some policies also provide coverage for the damage caused by power surges. However, bodily harm from lightning isn’t easily remedied. Here are some steps you can take to prevent the dangerous effects of lightning and to keep your family safe.
April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month –now more than ever it is crucial to #JustDrive and eliminate all distractions that might lead to a crash that lands you or others in the E.R.
Adopting practices that are known to be safe for the environment—aka “going green”—might also help you save on your insurance costs. Whether you’re considering an eco-friendlier car, a more sustainable home or “green” business practices, check out this sampling of insurance benefits and products for the environmentally conscientious.
Classic car insurance is a little different from the insurance that covers the vehicle you use every day. Contact D.F. Dwyer Insurance at 401-846-9629 to customize a classic car insurance policy that perfectly meets your needs.
One of the most infuriating things that can happen to a car owner is one of the most common forms of larceny in the U.S., the “smash-and-grab” car break-in. These thieves don’t even steal your whole car, just the valuable items in it – which you then have to painstakingly replace while dealing with the arduous and costly car-repair process.
As the deer populations grow and urban habitats continue to encroach upon rural environments, there has been an increase in deer-car collisions—over half a million a year, with a significant number of fatalities. D.F. Dwyer Insurance suggests these 10 Deer-Defensive Driving Tips.