How to Stock Your Home with an Emergency Supply Kit

With Hurricane Florence starting to hit the coast and slowly making its way through the Carolinas, power outages are likely to occur. Duke Energy has warned that up to 1-3 million of its 4 million customers in its service area could possibly lose power due to this dangerous storm.  In the event that you lose […]

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Playa San Juan

Welcome Back! The Caribbean is open for business.

Hurricanes are a fact of life in the Caribbean, but last year’s hurricane season was exceptional. The one-two punch of Hurricanes Irma and Maria left some islands badly damaged. However, the Caribbean region contains over 7,000 islands spread across one million square miles. Of the 33 Caribbean island nations and territories, only a handful were […]

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Stay Safe During Hurricane Florence

While officials are enforcing mandatory evacuations of coastal areas in the Carolinas, many residents farther inland will be riding out the hurricane at home. Here are a few tips to help you be prepared if you’re sheltering in place:   Stay informed by monitoring the storm via radio, TV, and internet. Secure your home, close storm shutters, and […]

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Safety Tips for Evacuating During a Hurricane

Preparing for a hurricane might feel like a game of chance, but it’s better to err on the side of caution. If your local authorities are advising a mandatory or voluntary evacuation, here are some tips to stay informed, connected and safe:   Find your local emergency resources. If you are unable to evacuate for […]

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How to Prepare your Home for a Hurricane

Hurricanes and tropical storms are deadly forces that can have catastrophic consequences. This guide will provide you with the information need to cover your bases and protect your family and home in the event of a storm. Are you prepared? Board windows – windows are one of the most vulnerable parts of your home. Protect […]

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Family First: Hurricane Plans for You & Your Loved Ones

Atlantic hurricane season is officially here. From June 1st to November 30th the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration predicts that there will be more named storms than historical averages in 2017. If you haven’t already done your hurricane prep work, it's time to get started!  AAA Insurance can guide you through the proper steps to protect […]

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Hurricane Preparation: What to Do Before & During the Storm

When natural disasters like hurricanes strike, people often feel powerless. But if you’re armed with knowledge ahead of time, you’ll be fully prepared before, during and after the storm.   Before: Plan your family’s evacuation route and have an emergency plan. Having a plan is the first step to staying safe. Determine where you will go and […]

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Hurricane Evacuation Routes and Safe Driving Tips

  Driving Tips Before Driving: Do not drive in rainy weather and high winds if you don’t have to. Check your tires (including your spare) to make sure they have plenty of tread and are properly inflated. Before the storm hits, fill up your gas tank and check all fluid levels. Make sure the windshield […]

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