Did you know that every year there are as many as 200,000 cooking-related fires, which cause hundreds of deaths and injuries throughout the U.S.? Last year in Virginia, there were 69 home fire fatalities.²
It's no secret that pumpkin carving can be a little dicey especially when kids are involved. Follow our not-so-secret tips to avoid perilous mishaps this year.
Brush up on your winter driving skills with our 14 easy ways to avoid auto accidents this winter!
According to FEMA creating your Family Emergency Communication Plan starts with one simple question: “What if?”
Child safety should always be at the forefront of any parent’s mind. Virginia’s passenger safety law states that all children under the age of 8 must be properly secured in a child restraint device when traveling in a motor vehicle. Virginia law is based entirely on age, according to Drive Smart Virginia. Virginia Farm Bureau was one of six Virginia insurance companies that founded that organization in 1995.
October, November, and December are dangerous months to be a deer in Virginia—more than half of all deer-car collisions in the state happen in those three months, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic.
Perhaps it’s no surprise that fires caused by candles spike on Christmas Day, according to the National Fire Protection Association. Increased use of replaces, holiday cooking, and overloaded electrical cords also play a part in making winter the most prevalent season for home fires.
Keep the Sparkle, Avoid the Sparks with Safe Holiday Lights. Add a festive touch to your home inside and out with holiday lights! But before you start decorating for the holidays, read up on holiday lights safety.
There’s a certain allure to the road less traveled. Heavy, saturated traffic gives way to an open road meant just for you. The humdrum path of the interstate is traded in for an unexpected curve or rolling hill. Or maybe it just feels familiar, part of a routine.
Whether auto, home, life, or health, Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance has you covered. Get an insurance quote today.
Get your teenagers’ driving career off to a great start while saving on your auto insurance premiums with our Smart Start Program.