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Boating Safety: All Hands On Deck

Attention to safety will assure a pleasant time on the waterways. Each time you set out on the lakes and waterways with your boat, take time to review some basic safety tips. First, make sure everyone who drives your boat knows the basic rules about right of way, speed limits, ski restrictions and equipment condition. Improve operating skills by completing a course. Contact the department of... Read Article

How to Avoid Phishing Scams

Phishing scams are becoming a widespread issue in today’s society that can lead to severe financial loss among businesses and consumers that are fooled by the malicious communications. A phishing scam will generally involve an email being sent to an individual that will ask for personal information, with the sender falsely appearing to be a real company. Phishing can also come in the form of... Read Article

ARE ‘WIRED’ CARS MAKING DRIVING LESS SAFE AND CAUSING AUTO INSURANCE TO RISE?

The rise of smart technology in our lives and its appearance in many new car models surround one basic thought: Is all of this technology making it less safe to drive? As you might expect, the answer is much more complicated than a simple “yes” or “no.” While empirical evidence has determined that automobile-related deaths are on the rise in the U.S., it's not as... Read Article

When Your Animal Bites, How Much Are You Liable?

Dog bite prevention week is from April 9 to April 15 this year. It is important to recognize the importance of being a smart pet owner, because the implications from an animal bite can be serious. Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicate that there are 4.5 million dog bites every year in the U.S. Although it's rash to suggest that we shouldn't... Read Article

Helpful Tips to Get Your House Ready for Spring Storms

April showers may be great for a lush, blooming garden, but the heavy spring storms can lead to very serious damage if you are not prepared. Homeowners can avoid costly repairs by taking a few simple steps before the first storm hits. Have a Plan in Place When severe weather hits, the most important thing is to ensure the safety of every member of your... Read Article