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Home Owner’s Insurance Discounts

With the cost of Home insurance premiums going up, it is important to look for all the discounts that are available. One discount that can be quite significant is the “Wind Loss Mitigation Discount”. In 2007, the State of South Carolina passed an act that requires insurance companies to provide discounts to homeowners, whose homes […]

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Hitting the Road this Holiday Season?

The roads are filled this season with people heading to holiday parties, families visiting loved ones and revelers making the rounds on New Year’s Eve. It’s a time for fun but safety never takes a back seat to any holiday event. As police ramp up patrols for drivers under the influence of alcohol, it’s important […]

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Avoid Holiday Distractions Behind the Wheel

‘Tis the season of multitasking: Mixing the cookie batter with one hand while trying to address holiday cards and wrap presents with the other. While the holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year, it can also be the most stressful. Drivers are faced with the added distractions of holiday music, traffic jams, […]

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Christmas Tree safety Tips for a Brighter Holiday

For many people, decorating the Christmas tree is a favorite part of the holiday and adds to the spirit of Christmas. However, with the addition of a Christmas tree to your home, the risk of fire and other household accidents increases. According to the National Fire Association (NFPA), at least one person died in one […]

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How to Avoid a Collision with a Deer

Now that fall weather has arrived, we enter deer season which means more deer will be seen crossing roads and highways. Drivers need to be aware of their surroundings so that they can avoid deer collisions. According to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.), there are 1.6 million deer-vehicle collisions annually, resulting in 200 occupant deaths, […]

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American Drivers Unprepared for Holiday Season Mayhem

Almost half (45 percent) of American drivers say they plan on taking a road trip of two or more hours during the upcoming holiday season. That’s according to the Allstate 2011 Good Hands RoadsideSM Assistance Survey, which also found that drivers, despite having considerable experience with disabled vehicles, underestimate the chance they will encounter mayhem […]

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halloween Trick or Treat Safety Tips

GI Joes, Hannah Montanas, Clone Troopers, pirates, princesses, angels, ghosts, goblins, vampires and some pretty scary monsters are only a few of the costumed characters you’ll probably see walking through your neighborhood on Halloween. In fact, the U.S. Census Bureau estimated 41 million children between the ages of 5 and 14 headed out for trick-or-treating […]

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Candle Safety Tips

There’s a special beauty and tranquility to candles, but a lighted candle is also an open flame, and a potential fire hazard if not carefully monitored. In fact, according to the National Candle Association, accidental candle fires account for approximately 4 percent of all U.S. residential fires. A recent study by the U.S. Consumer Product […]

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National Fire Prevention Week October 9-15, 2011

In conjunction with National Fire Prevention Week (Oct. 9-15, 2011), Allstate is trying to get the word about fire safety tips so that consumers need to make sure they are prepared in case a fire breaks out. “Fire safety is an important issue for everybody to think about,” says Allstate spokesperson John Heid. “By following […]

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