Tag: Premium

Seven Grilling Safety Tips

Grilling out is one of America’s favorite pastimes.  According to a study by The Hearth, Patio, & Barbecue Association, “seven in 10 U.S. adults own a grill or smoker, and in Canada, ownership is 8 in 10; more than a third (35%) of U.S. adults plan[ned] to purchase a new grill or smoker in 2017.”  However, backyard barbecuing’s popularity is exceeded only by its potential...

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...

Protecting Yourself from Carjacking

Carjacking has risen in prevalence both locally and nationally.  According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, a division of The United States Department of Justice, carjacking is “completed or attempted robbery of a motor vehicle by a stranger to the victim. It differs from other motor vehicle theft because the victim is present and the offender uses or threatens to use force.”  According to their...

Hiring a Contractor? Read This Before You Do

Middle Tennessee has seen a housing boom in the last three years, both in the realms of new home construction and remodeling.  According to a report from Nashville NBC-affiliate WSMV, over 100 new people move to the Nashville area daily, and over one million more are projected to arrive in the next 20 years.  Those newcomers to Music City are buying new homes and renovating...