Skip to content

PublicNews

Most Recent FYI Articles

Text Size: - +
NewsLanding
 
A new survey shows fewer people are shopping around for auto insurance.
9/2/2014
Fewer Consumers Shopping Around for Auto Insurance Coverage
New polling data from TransUnion suggests the rate of auto insurance shopping has declined.
 
Labor Day - which is celebrated the first Monday in September - has long been a part of America's tradition.
8/29/2014
Celebrating the American Worker
Labor Day has been an official national holiday for 120 years.
 
As the summer weather creeps in, be sure to check to see if your headlights' output is affected by the heat and humidity.
8/28/2014
Summer Weather can Reduce Output of Headlights
Lighting experts say that drivers should be particularly mindful of their vehicle's headlights when temperatures are hot and humid.
 
Experts have asserted that the the government needs to enforce stronger building codes to offset climate change effects.
8/27/2014
NAMIC: Government Must do More to Curb Effects of Mother Nature
The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies says lawmakers should create incentives for states to enforce more rigorous build codes.
 
When you're choosing your next family pet, keep these dog breeds in mind.
8/26/2014
3 Great Dog Breeds for Your Family
With today being National Dog Day, enjoy the companionship that canines bring with one of these breeds.
 
A new report has confirmed that Honda's Civic and Accord auto models are the most stolen car in the country.
8/25/2014
Most Frequently Stolen Vehicle of 2013
The Civic and Accord, both made by Honda, were the most frequently stolen and recovered car models last year, according to LoJack.
 
NHTSA: 11,000 Tire-Related Crashes Occur in U.S. Annually
8/22/2014
NHTSA: 11,000 Tire-Related Crashes Occur in U.S. Annually
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently initiated its TireWise campaign, helping drivers learn more about proper tire maintenance.
 
Business owners confirm email is still one of the most important functions in the office
8/21/2014
Business Owners Point to Email as Most Effective Means of Communication
Nearly 85% of managers say email is the best way to keep customers engaged.
 
As the summer heats up, remember the dangers of leaving children in hot cars
8/20/2014
NHTSA Reminds Parents to Keep Kids Out of Hot Cars
Dozens of children in the U.S. died last year of heat stroke after being mistakenly left behind inside a hot automobile.
 
When it comes to buying cars, moms have the final say
8/19/2014
Survey: Moms Say They Decide What Car the Family Gets
A new survey indicates that the matriarch of the family usually has the last word on the car that's bought.
 
A new report shows that more people are getting on their bikes to get to work
8/18/2014
Americans Riding Bicycles to Get to Work
A new Census Bureau report finds that a higher percentage of people are taking their bike to the office.
 
The cost of food spoilage can be surprisingly high after a power outage, many homeowners have found.
8/15/2014
Poll: Food Spoilage Biggest Cost for Consumers After Lengthy Outage
The most common added cost after a blackout is replacing food that's gone bad, according to a Harris Interactive survey.
 
Further evidence has emerged that climate change is threat the world needs to take seriously.
8/14/2014
National Climate Assessment Calls for Immediate Action
A new government report says that climate change is a clear and present danger.
 
Car accidents cost the US hundreds of billions of dollars every year.
8/13/2014
NHTSA: Car Crashes Cost $871 billion
More than three-quarters of a trillion dollars is attributable to motor vehicle accidents, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
 
A new report from a leading home safety group suggests homeowners can do more to protect themselves against natural disasters.
8/12/2014
Non-Profit Group Says U.S. Homes Should be More Disaster-Resistant
The Federal Alliance for Safe Homes recently issued recommendations on how to improve building codes.
 
Experts say there's no excuse for not installing or using a fire sprinkler system
8/11/2014
Fire Sprinkler Systems Save Lives and Homes
The Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety says homeowners should consider installing a sprinkler system, as the benefits can be significant.
 
A new study shows the importance of treating even minor pain soon after a car accident.
8/8/2014
Study Suggests Even Minor Pain Following Car Crash Needs to be Treated Early
Researchers from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill recently found that instead of minor injuries getting better over time, they can get worse if not treated effectively at the outset.
 
Millennials are currently the generation most engaged in the homebuying process, according to a new report.
8/7/2014
Many Millennials Looking to Become Homeowners
A new poll reveals that young people are among the most engaged consumers in the home purchase market.
 
Car shoppers remember well when a brand is involved in a recall, a new report has confirmed.
8/6/2014
Poll: Toyota Top Brand Referenced for New-Car Shoppers Who Remember Recall
Kelley Blue Book finds that some recalls are more memorable for buyers.
 
A new poll shows many doctors believe their peers perform more tests than necessary.
8/5/2014
Poll: Physicians Say Contemporaries Routinely Order Unnecessary Tests
As a hedge against liability, doctors say superfluous procedures are performed.
 
Experts say that buckling up is one way to prevent kidney damage from car accidents
8/4/2014
Kidney Injuries Prevented with Seatbelt, Airbag Use
New findings from the American Urological Association reveal that buckling up and airbag technology are key to avoiding kidney damage after a crash.
Back to Top

 

Find a Local Agent