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Safe Driving Tips For Hauling Your Outdoor Gear

Between the winter weather and a global pandemic, your family has likely spent a lot of time indoors over the past few months. So as summer approaches, many are eager to get outdoors and practice social distancing in the fresh air and sunshine. Whether your favorite outdoor activity is biking, camping, or boating, you’ll need to get your gear from home to the trail, campsite,...

Grilling Safety Tips For Propane, Charcoal & Gas Grills

Nothing says summertime like eating hamburgers, hot dogs, and barbecue straight off the grill. There’s something about cooking your food over an open flame that seems to make everything taste better. But it does come with one notable risk: house fires. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), grills are the cause of more than 10,000 house fires each year, on average — resulting...

Auto Safety Features: The Good. The Helpful. The Annoying?

If you have purchased a car in the last four years, you’ve probably noticed several new features designed to help protect you on the roadway. And thanks to that advanced engineering and technology, today’s cars are safer than ever. (Having the right auto insurance can protect you on the road, too.) An analysis by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the Highway Loss...

40 Road Trip Games & Activities

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, vacation travel is bound to look different than usual. In the name of social distancing, that may mean trading a crowded airplane cabin for the adventure of a summer road trip. (That's one more reason to give your auto insurance a checkup, if it's been a while.) Of course, the biggest sacrifice in traveling by car is the extra time...

Share Your Driving Data To Potentially Help Lower Business Auto Insurance Costs

EnRoute, Erie Insurance’s commercial telematics program, makes it easy for business auto insurance customers to share their driving data and thereby potentially lower business auto premiums and reduce driving risk. EnRoute uses driving and vehicle data from telematics devices to help business owners recognize how choices, such as routes, driver actions, and the types of vehicles driven, affect driving performance and safety. The program works with...