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Monitored Driving

In 1998, Progressive Insurance became the first automotive carrier to use what’s called telematics to track its policyholders’ driving habits, and other major insurers followed suit. According to The Idaho National Laboratory, telematics are defined as a “combination of computer science, telecommunications,and vehicles, with the goal of controlling a vehicle or collecting vehicle data.”  Many car insurers offer policyholders the opportunity to have a telematics...

Wildfire Prevention

Most of Tennessee turned a watchful eye to Sevier County and Great Smoky Mountains National Park as news of wildfire devastating the area sparked a massive relief and containment operation  According to a news report from CBS-affiliate WYMT, the Hatcher Mountain and Millstone Gap wildfires combined damaged approximately 220 structures and consumed roughly 3,500 acres. The Insurance Information Institute reported that in 2021, Tennessee experienced...

Do-It-Yourself Plumbing

Do-it-yourself home improvement was and still is big business.  According to Statista, “In 2013, the value of the global DIY market was approximately 31.9 billion U.S. dollars. In 2014, home improvement stores in the United States generated a revenue that amounted to about 144 billion U.S. dollars.”   Statistics show a renewed interest among homeowners to make their own repairs.  Comfy Living reported:  “1. Millennials...

Erie Insurance Making $200 Million in Auto Rate Cuts for Customers

Erie Insurance Making $200 Million in Auto Rate Cuts for Customers   Erie is one of the many carriers we represent.  Two more of our insurers, Allstate and Progressive, are offering similar rate cuts.  Contact Scott and his team of independent agents for more information....

Keep Your Eyes on the Road

Next month is Distracted Driving Awareness Month.  Unfortunately, Tennessee has a poor track record of keeping its eyes on the road.  According to data collected by The Tennessee Department of Safety, Davidson, Rutherford, and Williamson Counties had a combined total of 5363 distracted driving crashes in 2017 and 3766 in 2018.  Nashville-area NBC affiliate WSMV reported last year, “Williamson County ranks third in Tennessee with...