A thermal blanket and seat belt cutter can be vital during winter storms

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Drivers heading out during winter storms on workdays or holiday weekends, must prepare for the worst. If you look out the window and the sky looks blue and sunny, it’s easy to think that a drive will be a smooth one, but winter storms can come on suddenly, and tools including a seat belt cutter, a thermal blanket, and other emergency supplies can suddenly mean the difference between life and death. Nobody wants to think about the worst that could happen, but it’s still important to prepare for it. No…

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Insurance industry offers advice for coping with winter storms

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The mega-storm that occurred this weekend came as a hard reminder to be prepared for the weather. The winter storm that walloped the East Coast, last weekend, came as a brutal reminder of the importance of being prepared for dramatic weather at this time of year and the insurance industry is continuing to remind people of the importance of following the right safety tips. There are ways to give yourself and your family the best possible chance of safely riding out a winter storm. Aside from stocking up on food,…

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Cleanup of Fierce Northeast Winter Storm Begins: AIR Worldwide

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BOSTON, Feb. 11, 2013 – According to catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide, from New York 500 miles north to Maine and then into Canada, the fierce February 8-9 winter snow storm brought deep snow, high gusting winds, and significant storm surge along the New England coast. An estimated 40 million people have been affected and as of early Monday, there were no reports of substantial structural damage. “The storm developed late Thursday and in the early hours of Friday when a strong coastal disturbance that had developed along the Delmarva…

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