Monthly Archives October 2014

Californians urged to prepare before the next big one hits

Understanding your risks and mitigation needs offers the best protection SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Today, more than 10 million Californians will participate in the largest disaster preparedness event ever when they drop, cover and hold on. Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones is reminding Californians to prepare before the next earthquake hits with a few simple steps that can save your life and help you recover from disaster. “You have the opportunity to prepare for the next disaster today, and make recovering easier,” said Commissioner Jones. “In observance of the Great ShakeOut I urge all Californians to make a preparedness plan and practice it. Before
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10 Deadliest Driving Distractions

Distracted driving endangers not only those behind the wheel but also their passengers, fellow road occupants and pedestrians. ln fact, drivers using hand-held devices are four times more likely to get into crashes serious enough to  injure themselves, a statistic that has led to them being banned in 11 states. The consequences of distracted driving can also be tragic. Teen drivers are more likely than any other age group to be involved in a fatal crash where distraction was cited. Although texting while driving (TWD) poses an enormous crash risk, with young adults listed as the most notorious offenders, it surprisingly did not
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