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clock May 30, 2017 comments No Comments flowchart Automobile InsuranceOur Blog tag Safety

Distracted driving is a major cause of injuries and up to 25% of deaths. It endangers drivers, passengers, and pedestrians. A 2015 survey analyzed police report data on fatal crashes and found that these were some of the most common distractions. Lost in Thought Many drivers use the same route every day to and from… Read more »

clock May 25, 2017 comments No Comments flowchart Homeowners InsuranceOur Blog tag Safety

Memorial Day is fast-approaching, and with it comes warmer weather and grilling. Unfortunately, according to the National Fire Protection Association, over 7,000 Americans injure themselves and cause over 8,900 house fires using their grills annually. Here are a few helpful tips to keep you safe this season. Adequate Space Many people use their grill too… Read more »

clock May 23, 2017 comments No Comments flowchart Our BlogOur Community tag Charity Involvement

This April, we donated the funds raised during our casual Fridays to the Northern Rhode Island Food Pantry. We raised $125 from employees and our insurance agency matched the donation for a total of $250. We’ve contributed to this cause before because we believe they provide a worthy, needed service in our community and they… Read more »

clock May 18, 2017 comments No Comments flowchart Automobile InsuranceOur Blog tag Liability

If you’re involved in an unfortunate accident you’ll file an insurance claim and the insurance company will request an inspection. However, the insurance company may not repair your vehicle under certain circumstances. Generally, insurance companies consider a car a total loss when it costs more to repair than it is worth. In this case, the… Read more »

clock May 16, 2017 comments No Comments flowchart Automobile InsuranceOur Blog tag Safety

When a vehicle starts to make noises, you shouldn’t ignore it. It’s usually a cry for help. Early repairs save money and regular maintenance reduces the likelihood of major problems. Here are a few tips to help you identify where the sound originates and possible causes. Under The Hood Your vehicle’s engine, cooling, and electrical… Read more »

clock May 11, 2017 comments No Comments flowchart Homeowners InsuranceOur Blog tag Safety

Keeping your home safe reduces the chances of injury and accidents for you, your family, and your visitors. Here’s a safety checklist to assess common areas of concern so you can improve safety in your home. Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Fire prevention experts recommend a smoke and carbon monoxide alarm on every level of your… Read more »

clock May 4, 2017 comments No Comments flowchart Our BlogOur Community tag Smithfield RI

Smithfield is a small town north of Providence, Rhode Island and home to Bryant University. British colonists first settled in the area and it officially became a town in 1731. The Quaker community in the area strongly influenced the abolition movement during the 18th century. Many waterways in the area made Smithfield an ideal location… Read more »