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  1. NJ Statewide Distracted Driving Crackdown

    by KLP

    U Text, U Drive, U Pay is no April fools joke.  Effective April 1st, the 2018 enforcement campaign includes NJ State and local Police cracking down on distracted driving.  Funded by $1 million in grants for additional patrols, NJ is one of four states to receive federal grants this year in the fight against distracted […]

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  2. Beware of Fake Solar Eclipse Glasses & Optical Devices

    by KLP

    Millions of Americans will watch the Aug. 21 solar eclipse and will purchase eclipse glasses or handheld solar viewers to do so. However, it’s important to note that not all glasses being sold for this event meet international safety standards for direct viewing of the sun — even if their label claims otherwise. Only glasses […]

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  3. Dryer Vent Cleaning Avoids Fires

    According to our friends at Dryer Vent Wizard of Central Jersey, there are over 15,500 dryer vent fires in the U.S. each year making dryer vent fires among the leading causes of house fires. Preventing a dryer vent fire requires some maintenance as a homeowner. Not only is it imperative that you clean the lint […]

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  4. FROZEN PIPES: Easy Tips to Protect Your Property and Avoid Costly Damage

    Falling winter temperatures across the NJ region can freeze plumbing systems and cause serious costly damage. Find out how to avoid frozen pipes by following these easy preventative steps. • Keep your thermostat set to the same temperature throughout the day and night. You may incur higher heating costs but you’ll be preventing a much […]

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  5. Preparing Your Teen for Driving

    by KLP

    Although many teens log driving practice hours with a local driving school, the responsibility of teaching teens to drive quite often falls to the parents. It’s common for parents to feel apprehensive, nervous, and even unqualified for this role. With some advanced planning, you can help your teen transition safely from supervised driving to independent […]

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  6. Is Your Home Prepared for Winter?

    It’s holiday season – time to put out the holiday décor, shop for gifts, and spend time with family and friends. And with freezing temperatures just around the corner, preparing your home for the winter should also be on your holiday to do list! Here are some tips to help protect your home and keep […]

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  7. Common NJ Homeowners Insurance Claims at Halloween

    by KLP

    Enjoy Your Treats and Avoid the Tricks and Other Halloween Horrors! Halloween is all candy, fun, and games until a trick-or-treater trips and breaks a leg or even knocks over your jack-o-lantern and sets your porch on fire! Fortunately, most NJ homeowners’ insurance policies cover these common Halloween home mishaps: 1. Candles or decorations cause […]

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  8. Vendor Issues Leading Cause of Wedding Insurance Claims

    by KLP

    Recently I attended a destination wedding of a very good friend in Key West, Florida. The weather was perfect and the bride was beautiful. Later, another attendee confided in me that the airline had lost the bride’s wedding gown just a few days before. I was shocked, knowing full well bridal attire is expensive, not […]

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  9. Promoting Nutrition in Your Wellness Plan

    We all know that being fit is an important part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Staying active by playing sports, running, dancing or otherwise raising your heart rate with physical activity plays a huge role in your health. However, there is another huge part that involves the fuel we put into our bodies. Eating the […]

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  10. First aid basics for your workplace

    We have all heard the term “Safety First” and certainly know that it is always a good practice to make safety a priority in the workplace.  Preventing accidents and injuries keeps everyone safe and lets businesses run smoothly without much worry.  However, there are going to be times when every precaution is taken, but accidents […]

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