Category Archives: Safe Driving

Dead Car Battery? Here’s How to Jump Start It!

You should always keep jumper cables (also called booster cables) in the trunk of your car. Available in varying lengths, 12 to 25 feet, jumper cables can really come in handy in the event of a weak or dead battery. … Continue reading

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Must-Have Vehicle Gadgets

Make your car smarter and safer in 2018 with the right products. These must-have vehicle safety gadgets, all of which can be purchased aftermarket, are designed to help you be better prepared for whatever the road may throw at you. … Continue reading

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Safe Travels, Happy Holidays!

The holiday season is upon us, and with it, the busiest travel season of the year. Over 50 million people will journey away from home over the next few weeks. Enjoy all the tidings of comfort and joy in the … Continue reading

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Five Common Auto Insurance Myths

There are many common misconceptions associated with auto insurance coverage. Protect yourself from future misunderstandings by familiarizing yourself with the truth behind these five auto insurance myths. Myth: If you loan your car to a friend, their auto insurance will … Continue reading

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July 4th Events

With July 4th – which marks the signing of the Declaration of Independence, just four days away, have you cemented your plans for the evening? Perhaps you’ll be among the reported 44.2 million Americans traveling 50 miles or more away … Continue reading

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Save Lives! Prevent Distracted Driving!

The term ‘distracted driving’ is used to describe any activity that takes the driver’s attention away from the road. Behaviors such as smoking, using electronic devices, eating and drinking, programming navigational systems, and adjusting the audio or climate controls puts … Continue reading

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Car Emergency Kit Essentials

Imagine, you’re driving on a lonely, dark road when suddenly your car becomes difficult to control. Managing to safely ease the car to the side of the road, you turn on your hazards, and get out to investigate. If the … Continue reading

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Travel Safety Tips for the Holidays

from your friends at Hegarty-Haynes Insurance, Inc! The holiday season has officially arrived, and with it, the busiest travel season of the year. Many will hit the open road and skies over the course of the next month, because as … Continue reading

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Summer Road Trip Safety

Who doesn’t love road trips? Road tripping allows you to venture to areas unknown and meet new people along the way. With falling gas prices and summer sun, this time of year makes the perfect time to buckle up your … Continue reading

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Don’t Text and Drive…Period

Don’t text and drive…period! You would think as grown adults, we’d know better than to text and drive, but yearly statistics prove otherwise. In fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), texting and driving causes 1.3 million crashes … Continue reading

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