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Category: Car Sense

Safe Driving Tips For Hauling Your Outdoor Gear

Between the winter weather and a global pandemic, your family has likely spent a lot of time indoors over the past few months. So as summer approaches, many are eager to get outdoors and practice social distancing in the fresh air and sunshine. Whether your favorite outdoor activity is biking, camping, or boating, you’ll need to get your gear from home to the trail, campsite,...

Auto Safety Features: The Good. The Helpful. The Annoying?

If you have purchased a car in the last four years, you’ve probably noticed several new features designed to help protect you on the roadway. And thanks to that advanced engineering and technology, today’s cars are safer than ever. (Having the right auto insurance can protect you on the road, too.) An analysis by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the Highway Loss...

40 Road Trip Games & Activities

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, vacation travel is bound to look different than usual. In the name of social distancing, that may mean trading a crowded airplane cabin for the adventure of a summer road trip. (That's one more reason to give your auto insurance a checkup, if it's been a while.) Of course, the biggest sacrifice in traveling by car is the extra time...

Share Your Driving Data To Potentially Help Lower Business Auto Insurance Costs

EnRoute, Erie Insurance’s commercial telematics program, makes it easy for business auto insurance customers to share their driving data and thereby potentially lower business auto premiums and reduce driving risk. EnRoute uses driving and vehicle data from telematics devices to help business owners recognize how choices, such as routes, driver actions, and the types of vehicles driven, affect driving performance and safety. The program works with...

10 Great Hikes East Of The Mississippi

If you’re looking for a picturesque hike, many praise the long and arduous trails of the West. But there are also plenty of breathtaking hiking destinations east of the Mississippi, and some of them may be in your own backyard. The combination of fresh air, exercise, and beautiful scenery can offer benefits for both the mind and body. That can help a lot after a...