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  Because they present more of a risk, auto insurance rates are generally higher for teenage drivers. However, there are some ways you can both protect yourself financially and lower the cost of insuring your teen by doing the following:   Understand the Risk READ MORE >>

Studies show hands-free technology does not eliminate cognitive distraction. Nothing diminishes the sorrow when a life is lost in a traffic incident, but if the tragedy can shed light and improve public awareness on safer driving practices, there is an opportunity for some greater good. A U.S. READ MORE >>

An average of 75 people have died in the U.S. from flash floods each year from 2004-2013, according to the National Weather Service. That's more than double the average death toll from lightning. Percent of flood-related deaths by situation from 1995-2010, excluding Hurricane Katrina flood deaths. READ MORE >>

  Flash flooding is among the most dangerous roadway hazards a driver can face. However, with the right knowledge, you can keep your car, your family and yourself safe even when one of these events comes to pass.  Knowledge is power READ MORE >>

Long daylight hours and better driving conditions may lull drivers into a false sense of safety during summer months­­­­, according to a new survey conducted by Michelin for National Tire Safety Week (May 28‒June 3). READ MORE >>

Recent reports show that despite big advancements in safety, there’s been a surprising uptick in auto fatalities. Now, another report from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) shows that pedestrian fatalities are also on the rise. READ MORE >>

You have a new teen driver, now what do you do? ERIE requires new teen drivers to be added to a parent or guardian’s auto policy or take out their own policy once they get their license. If your teen driver only has a learner’s permit, he or she is automatically covered under your policy—so no need to touch base with your ERIE Agent just yet. READ MORE >>

As a child, we looked to the day when we would get our first car. We obsessed with which 4 wheels we were going to ride around in and look cool.  It wasn't about "getting from point A to point B," helping out and getting milk and eggs on the way home from school, taking brother Joe or sister Sue to practice, or (AAAAKKKKKKK! READ MORE >>

If you had a self-driving car, how much attention do you really think you’d need to pay to the road? That’s what we wanted to find out when we asked nearly 3,000 licensed U.S. drivers in a new national survey to coincide with Distracted Driving Awareness Month. READ MORE >>

With so much new car safety technology, it’s hard to believe that traffic deaths would be on the rise. Yet that’s exactly what a new release from the National Safety Council revealed. The organization shared that 40,000 auto fatalities occurred in 2016—which represents a 14 percent jump from 2014. READ MORE >>

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