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So you want to be an Uber/Lyft driver?
It was recently announced that Uber and other “ride hailing services” have been approved to recruit drivers and begin accepting passengers around July 1, 2017 in New York. If you are currently or considering becoming a ride sharing driver, there are a number of important issues to consider to protect yourself with the right insurance.
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Summer Boating Safety
Water sports, relaxing in the sun and splashing in the water are great ways to make memories with family and friends. Water lovers must be careful near the marina and dock, though, to assure that their getaways are safe ones. If you are hitting the open waters this season, don’t forget these safety tips!

Docking Tips:
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Car Rental Insurance
It’s not uncommon for rental car agencies to offer you the opportunity to purchase additional auto coverages on your rental, but do you need them?  We have the answers.
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The Recipe For Grilling Safety
Many backyard gatherings are centered around the grill and the family’s resident chef who is creating all the enticing aromas. In spite of how great grilled foods taste, gas and charcoal grills account for an average of 10 deaths, 100 injuries and $40 million in property loss each year, according to the United States Fire Administration.
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Safety Tips for Motorcycle Riders
There is a growing trend in the number of motorcycle fatalities and accidents each year, making motorcycle safety a real concern for riders. Read on for some basic tips to help you arrive at your destination…safely.

Common Causes of Accidents:
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SO… Do You Know the 30-30 Rule?
Every thunderstorm produces lightning, which is extremely dangerous. Though lightning fatalities have decreased over the past 30 years, lightning continues to be one of the top three storm-related killers in the United States. In 2014, there were 26 fatalities from lightning.
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Kale & Beet Salad with Blue Cheese
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Common Exposures All Airbnb Hosts Should Consider
In today’s technologically advanced world, individuals have a unique opportunity to efficiently rent out their home, spare bedroom or other accommodations through Airbnb, an online hospitality company.
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Did You Recently Purchase a Home in the Virgin Islands?
You’ve finally made the decision, found the home of your dreams, closed on the property, received your insurance policy and now you’re happy that all of your hard work has given you a beautiful place of your own. Now you might be wondering if there is anything else you can do to protect yourself and your property from damage.  
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Guidance for Hiring Teens at Your Business
Teenagers can be great employees, as they are often quite energetic and ready to “get their hands dirty” at their first jobs. Yet, they also pose a risk to you as an employer because they have a high frequency of injury. This is due in part because they can be impulsive and they lack the experience necessary to recognize job-related hazards.
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