Pennsylvania Insurance Department aims for a safe holiday
Halloween is coming and that means there are some scary hazard lurking around the corner. The Pennsylvania Insurance Department has seen several problems arise throughout the state when Halloween kicks into full swing. There are several unpredictable elements that go into the holiday that are near impossible to account for. As such, the agency has taken this opportunity to remind homeowners to prepare for whatever may happen by ensuring their insurance policies are up to snuff.
Agency provide tips on how to mitigate risk during trick-or-treating
The Pennsylvania Insurance Department is providing some tips on how to mitigate any potential disasters during trick-or-treating. Because the holiday encourages people of all ages to take to the streets in search of candy and adventure, the potential for accidents is increased exponentially. For homeowners, taking steps to reduce the possibility of an accident, such as someone tripping and falling whilst on a property, can save a lot of money and effort.
Common sense tactics could save homeowners and drivers from costly insurance snarls
Ensuring that properties are well-lit and in good repair is a good way to mitigate risk. Drivers are being encouraged to be extra careful during Halloween night, as young children often dart out from in between parked cars to get across streets. There are few homeowners insurance policies that protect against the vandalizing of trees and other plantlife on a property, but if damage is caused to an actual structure, the insurance company is likely to cover the cost of repairs. Comprehensive auto insurance coverage could help protect a vehicle from being vandalized, so the Pennsylvania Insurance Department is recommending that drivers examine their policies to know where their coverage stops.
Agency aims to keep Halloween fun and worry-free
Halloween is often a time for celebration, but the jovial attitude of the holiday can quickly turn sour if accidents occur. The Pennsylvania Insurance Department is keen to ensure that the holiday can be enjoyed without worry. If an accident does occur, the agency encourages homeowners and drivers to document the event in great detail to ensure adequate service from their insurance provider.