Americans are well aware of the terrible consequences of driving drunk and are familiar with the many successful drinking and driving awareness campaigns. With the dramatic increase in handheld phones and personal devices, campaigns and laws targeting talking or texting while driving has also gained prominence. Yet an often overlooked... read more →
The above video, “Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving,” has been brought to you by the National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration. See more at www.nhtsa.gov.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year–until you get a DUI. For many Americans “holiday cheer” involves consuming alcohol at parties and holiday events. So it comes as no surprise that there’s a spike in drunk driving crashes each December. During the 2012 holiday period (December 12-31), there were... read more →
For safest operation, CPSC staff recommends that consumers follow these guidelines as they prepare to use a turkey fryer: Make sure there is at least 2 feet of space between the liquid propane tank and fryer burner. Place the liquid propane gas tank and fryer so that any wind blows... read more →
For people traveling by air, bus or train, the Red Cross reminds them that the seasonal flu can occur as early as October. If people have come in contact with someone who is sick, perhaps the trip should be postponed as they may be contagious for a week before symptoms... read more →
The kitchen is the heart of the home, especially at Thanksgiving. Kids love to be involved in holiday preparations. Safety in the kitchen is important, especially on Thanksgiving Day when there is a lot of activity and people at home. Follow these important safety tips to help keep your... read more →
Thanksgiving is a time of year for family and friends to gather together for good food and good times. As food is the main component around which many celebrations center, make sure you and your guests are safe and healthy with a few simple tips to keep in mind. Before... read more →
Supporting the fighters, admiring the survivors, honoring the taken and never ever giving up hope. With combined sponsorship and donations, Merchants Insurance Group raised $5,897.00 for The American Cancer Society's the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer fundraiser walk.
Edward M. Murphy, Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, Merchants Insurance Group, has been given the Canisius College 2017 Dr. Richard A. Shick Award. Mr. Murphy, who has been with Merchants for 32 years, earned a bachelor’s degree in history and religious studies from Canisius. The award was created in... read more →
Merchants Insurance Group is pleased to announce that Ray Guagliardi, Multi-Lines Adjuster for Casualty, Claims Department, has earned the Senior Claims Law Associate (SCLA) insurance designation through the American Educational Institute. In order to obtain the designation, Mr. Guagliardi had to complete four courses and exams. Mr. Guagliardi, who has... read more →