Porch Lights and Home Security

Porch Lights and Home Security

Leaving your lights on — is it really a good way to keep burglars away from your Duplin, Wayne, Sampson,  or Lenoir County  home, or can it actually attract them? Or, is it just a “good” way to increase your electricity bill?

 

 

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Night Driving Dangers

Night Driving Dangers

A little extra caution can go a long way while driving at night

 

Summer has ended, and while fall and winter have their own pleasures — including Christmas tree shopping — longer nights mean increased danger on the roads.

 

You might think you drive just as well at night, but consider this: Even though nighttime driving accounts for just 23% of vehicle miles traveled, more than 50% of fatalities for vehicle occupants 16 and older occur between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m., according to the National Safety Commission (NSC).

 

Because we’re big advocates for safety at Brewer Insurance Services, Inc. we thought it would be helpful to take a look at why night driving is more dangerous, and what you can do to decrease that danger.

 

What’s dangerous about night driving?

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Staying Cool Without Power

Staying Cool Without Power

In the heat of summer, a power outage can be more than an inconvenience — it can be downright dangerous, especially if you don’t have a game plan to keep cool and minimize risks.

 

This list of tips can help you create that game plan, stay safe and maintain your sanity. Print it out and keep it handy; after all, if the power’s out, you won’t be able to fire up the computer for help!

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