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Safety Tips for Renting a Car

Monday, 27 September 2021 by
Black leather seats inside of a car.

When you need to rent a car, you might not think that things would be all that different when it comes to safety. After all, basic safe driving measures like wearing seat belts, obeying the speed limit, and eliminating distractions all apply whether you’re driving your normal car or a rental. But there are some

Teenage girl driving car.

Once a teen graduates from high school, they have a whole new world of opportunities in front of them. It’s time to take those first steps toward living like an adult and for many people, that means going off to college where they’ll start working toward a career and live away from their parents for

A teen girl sits in the driver seat of a car holding the car keys in her hand.

Once a teen has spent their summer vacation earning their Level 2 or Level 3 driver’s license and has maybe just gotten their first car, what’s one place they’re bound to spend a lot of time driving to? School. With back-to-school season just around the corner, they may be looking forward to starting the school

Young boy lays on the grass next to a dog.

Young kids often get very excited about dogs, whether it’s seeing a family pet, going to visit a family member’s pet, or getting to see a dog they don’t know being walked around the neighborhood. But as exciting as dogs can be, it’s extremely important for parents and other caretakers to be very careful about

Roof Work Safety Tips

Friday, 06 August 2021 by
Roofers installing a roof.

There’s no doubt about it: roofers provide vital services. But as important as it is for people and businesses to have sturdy, functional roofs on the buildings they occupy, the work can be extremely risky for roofers. Construction work in general comes with a lot of risks, but roofing can be particularly dangerous types of

Landscaper Safety Tips

Friday, 23 July 2021 by
Person holding a hedge trimmer in front of a bush.

Some occupations are more dangerous than others, with landscaping ranking near the top of the list of the most dangerous. Given the machinery, chemicals, and exposure to the elements involved with the job, it’s very easy for landscaping professionals to get injured on the job. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, landscaping and groundskeeping

A group of teen girls in a car during a road trip.

For many teens in the state of Michigan, one exciting thing to look forward to is taking steps toward becoming a licensed driver. With school out for the summer, teens have more time to attend driver’s education classes and to work on completing all those hours of supervised driving required by Michigan’s graduated licensing system.

A close-up of a dog's eye.

When you’re interacting with another person, their eyes can tell you a lot about how they feel and what they’re thinking. You might be able to tell that a person feels nervous, uncomfortable, happy, or relaxed just by looking at their eyes. The same can be said of dogs.  Since dogs don’t verbally communicate with

It’s a situation no driver ever wants to find themselves in: you’re driving along a road when all of a sudden, your car breaks down and you’re stuck in the middle of the road. It’s a scary situation and you might be unsure if you should stay in your car and call for help or

Truck towing a boat.

When you own a boat, there’s inevitably going to be a time when it needs to be moved from one location to another. Maybe it’s been in storage for the winter and it’s time to get back on the water, or you just want to take your boat out on different lakes around the state.