Words to make a parent nervous: Teen driver


New teen driver. As both the father of a new driver and an underwriter, those words make me nervous. But some proactive discussion among the new driver, his or her parents and your local agent can make the teenage driving years a lot less stressful.

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Smart parents monitor smartphone, tablet gifts


Planning to get your kids a smartphone or tablet this holiday season? With schools using technology in classes and kids being exposed to these devices at an early age, the question is often a matter of when, not if. Parents may have questions and concerns about how to keep kids safe online. Here are some tips and resources that can help.

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Road trip! Know the laws where you drive

Know the traffic laws in the states where you are vacationing.

Before you head out on your summer road trip, consider your itinerary. Traffic laws and enforcement in states that you visit may differ from the state where you live. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration offers a website with a map detailing state distracted driving laws. Click on the state to see restrictions on cell phone and texting use by age, in school zones or construction zones.

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