McCabe Group Offers Fire Safety Tips

  October is fire prevention month!  No detail is too small when it comes to preventing fires and burn injuries.  And as colder weather approaches, people will be spending more time indoors at home where it’s warm – but is it safe?  According to the United States Fire Administration, part of the Department of Homeland Security, residential fires occur more often during cold weather months...

Am I Covered If I Drive My Friend’s Car?

Auto Insurance Questions and Answers For Young Drivers Young drivers inherit many responsibilities when they turn the key, shift into gear and hit the open road.  In addition to the importance of learning and practicing safe driving skills, new motorists also need to know the particulars of their auto insurance coverage. Laws may vary by state, but some basic information will go a long way...

What Happens When You Crash a Rental Car?

It's a question to which most of us hope we never learn the answer. The link below, from AOL Autos, shares writer Terry Ward's experience and advice after she did over $9,000 worth of damage to her rental car. Read this before you rent your next vehicle and always double check with your credit card company and/or auto insurance provider prior to travel. http://autos.aol.com/article/what-happens-when-you-crash-a-rental-car/    

Boating Safety Made Easy

“With this year’s boating season well under way, there are plenty of simple things boaters can do to protect themselves, their passengers and their property,” says local insurance agent Andrew J. McCabe. “From following basic safety measures to re-evaluating their insurance coverage, boaters can enjoy a memorable and fun season while making it safe for everyone.” Safety first Boating safety starts with one of the...

Stay COOL – but keep an eye on the POOL!

McCabe Group Insurance Services Offers Tips For Keeping Children Safe FACT: There are about 260 drowning deaths of children younger than 5 each year in swimming pools  FACT: An estimated 2,725 children are treated annually in hospital emergency rooms for pool submersion injuries – mostly in residential pools. FACT: Between 2004 and 2006, CPSC received 47 reports of deaths of children related to inflatable pools...