Insurance companies remind customers about New Year’s safety

New Year’s Safety - Fireworks

Use the following tips to make sure you ring in 2020 with joy and fun, so nobody gets hurt. It’s hard to believe that 2019 is nearly over, but as midnight rapidly approaches, insurance companies are reminding customers about simple New Year’s safety tips to keep everyone from harm. Whether you’re watching the ball drop from your couch or heading to a party, be sure to do it safely. Regardless of whether you’re staying in, hosting, or heading out on the town, the right New Year’s safety precautions will make…

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Top Tips for a Safe New Year’s Eve Party to Remember Throughout 2019

Safe New Year’s Eve - Sparkler

If you’re hosting a celebration to ring in the new year, take these precautions to prevent disaster. We’d all like to enjoy a safe New Year’s Eve, but when lots of celebrating mix with lots of alcohol, it can increase several potential risks. Therefore, if you’re hosting this year, it’s a good idea to take a few easy, affordable and effective precautions to keep your guests and your possession safe. As host, it’s your responsibility to do what you can to keep all your guests safe for the celebration. When…

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Doctors warn that drinking and walking can be as dangerous as driving drunk

This year, many people have been listening to the requests of government officials and of insurance industry experts and are choosing not to drive after drinking, but many are surprised to hear that ER doctors are also stating that walking drunk can be dangerous, too. In fact, while these medical professionals are saying that you should have a designated driver when you travel home after having anything with alcohol in it, they’re also recommending a “designated walker.” Dr. Thomas Esposito from Maywood, Illinois’s Loyola University Health System said that pedestrian…

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New study shows New Year’s Eve is worst holiday for teen drinking and driving

A new study performed by Liberty Mutual Insurance and SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) has shown that New Year’s Eve is the holiday on which teens are most likely to drive while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, despite the fact that they believe that it is the most dangerous driving night of the year. The survey included the participation of almost 2,300 students in the eleventh and twelfth grades. When those who were drivers were asked about the degree of danger they believe is associated with certain events…

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