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Driving Through The Snow

The stereotype of Southerners and snow is not unfounded.  Middle Tennessee doesn’t get much in the way of severe winter weather, but when it does, it’s a big deal. Four years ago, Brentwood, Franklin, Nashville, and surrounding areas, thanks to back-to-back snowstorms followed by freezing temperatures, saw a record ice accumulation of ¼ of an inch.  The news teemed with reports of traffic accidents, property...

Preparing For Fall

Autumn is the season of falling leaves, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and all things pumpkin spice.  As the temperature goes down, however, the propensity for accidents and other insurance claims goes up.  Benjamin Franklin said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” What the common accidents associated with fall, and what can you do to prevent them? Deer Last year, The Tennessee Highway Patrol...

Insuring Your Business

For years now, experts have predicted that the brick-and-mortar store was going the way of the dinosaur thanks to the advent of online shopping.  However, according to a recent study by Accenture, the traditional retail store is experiencing a renaissance, particularly among Millennials and Generation Z.  Seventy-seven percent of that demographic polled said they preferred shopping in a regular store versus online.  For all the...

Waterlogged

The Flood of 2010 left an indelible mark on Nashville, Tennessee.  The United States Geological Service classified it as a 1000-year flood, which means a deluge that has a “one in a thousand chance of occuring in any given year.”  The city saw almost 14 inches of rainfall in a two-day period, which broke a 31-year-old record.  Most residents watched the local news in disbelief...

Teenaged Drivers

School has started for 2018 in Brentwood, Franklin, Nashville, and most of Middle Tennessee.  For teens getting their drivers’ licenses or learning permits, taking themselves to school for the first time is an important rite of passage.  For parents of teens, this is also a huge concern and a potential headache. According to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, car crashes are the number...