Virginia Winter Storm Survival Guide

in insider, homeowner tips, snow, ice, safety tips, carbon monoxide, driving, report a claim, fireplace, homeowners insurance, auto insurance, Virginia, winter, severe weather, coverage, claim, car insurance, home heating, cold weather, family, roadside assistance, insurance claim, frozen pipes, damage Jan 3, 2020

Whether you're new to Virginia or lived here for some time, we have some super helpful information to help you prepare and protect your family this winter!

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Safe & Sound: 3 Smart Rules to Roadside Safety for Women

in insider, safety tips, driving, Virginia, crash, accident, roadside assistance Jul 30, 2019

When I was a college student, I was traveling home on a rural road late at night when noticed I was quickly approaching a very slow-moving car from behind. It seemed to be lost or having mechanical issues. I slowed down, but before I knew what happened, the other car came to a screeching stop and I rear-ended it. I was shaken up but relieved it was only a fender bender. Then the doors opened and two men got out and headed towards my car. The...

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My Car Flooded! What Should I Do?

in insider, driving, flooding, Virginia, severe weather, hail, coverage, claim, car insurance, rain, trees, roadside assistance, comprehensive coverage, weather Jul 9, 2019

On July 8, flash flooding ravaged Northern Virginia, D.C. and Maryland. This historic deluge unloaded up to 4 inches of rain in some areas in 1 hour causing historic flooding to major roads during the morning rush hour. Unfortunately, some folks dangerously drove their cars through quickly flooding roadways. Never do this: turn around, don't drown!

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SAFE & SOUND: Driving Safety Tips from The Women at NNINS

in insider, safety tips, driving, Virginia, roadside assistance May 15, 2019

From standstill traffic on I-95 to a leisurely trip along Skyline Drive, navigating Virginia roadways brings its share of both challenges and fun. Hopefully you can avoid roadside troubles for the most part, but we all know things happen and your safety is important to us. 

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SAFE & SOUND: Keeping Kids Safe When The Car Breaks Down

in safety tips, driving, Virginia, family, parenting, roadside assistance, travel, carseat Oct 17, 2018

I still remember the day my car broke down as a young mom, with my three children in the back. It was one of those typical hot-n-steamy Virginia summer days. Trucks and cars were whizzing frightfully close to my minivan on the side of a busy 4-lane road. Fluid was spewing from the engine and I remember thinking- this is really bad. There was no driving to a gas station and no calling for help (this was before everyone carried cell phones-...

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