Call Today (386) 752-0006

Blog - Page 2 of 22 - Trevor Hickman Insurance

A Career in Insurance

Courtesy of iii.org There are more than a half-million professionals employed within the U.S. property/casualty insurance market. And, if you ask many of them how they got into the industry, most will call it a lucky break. My such stroke of luck occurred decades ago. I was working for a real estate developer, the housing more »

Distracted Driving On The Rise, Continued

Courtesy of iii.org BACKGROUND Cellphones play an integral role in our society. However, the convenience they offer must be judged against the hazards they pose. Their use contributes to the problem of inattentive driving, which also includes talking, eating, putting on make up and attending to children. As many as 40 countries may restrict or more »

Distracted Driver Facts

Courtesy of iii.org Activities that take drivers’ attention off the road, including talking or texting on mobile devices, eating, conversing with passengers and other distractions, are a major safety threat. In 2014, 3,179 people died in distraction-affected crashes, based on National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) criteria. The number of state legislatures passing measures that more »

Flood Insurance & Natural Disasters

Courtesy of iii.org. Homeowners and businesses in California’s Butte, Sutter and Yuba counties who have flood insurance will be covered if the Lake Oroville Dam’s auxiliary spillway fails, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). Revised forecasts call for about 10 inches of rain heading to the area according to the LA Times. Roughly 50,047 more »

FAQ Wildfires Part 2

PART2 Courtesy of iii.org. Condo Insurance Q. There is damage to my kitchen cabinets and my clothes as well as the roof and elevator of the building. Just who is responsible? A. Usually, your own condominium insurance policy provides coverage for your personal possessions, structural improvements to your apartment and additional living expenses. There is more »

FAQ Wildfires Part 1

Courtesy of iii.org. After a wildfire, people may have questions about their insurance coverage. The Insurance Information Institute offers answers to some of these basic questions. Homeowners Coverage Q. If my house burns down, will my insurance company pay to have it rebuilt? A. The typical homeowners policy covers damage due to wind, fire and more »

Tornado Statistics

Courtesy of iii.org A tornado is a violently rotating column of air that extends from a thunderstorm and comes into contact with the ground, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). In an average year about 1,000 tornadoes are reported nationwide, according to NOAA. Tornado intensity is measured by the enhanced Fujita (EF) more »

Florida’s Worst Cities for Pedestrian Safety

Courtesy of iii.org Walking is definitely good for your health. But it may be dangerous to your life in busy cities, particularly in Florida. A study by Smart Growth America ranked eight Florida metros in the top 10 after analyzing pedestrian deaths over a 10-year period. The group created a Pedestrian Danger Index to compare more »

What to Do When it Freezes

Courtesy of iii.org It doesn’t dip below freezing very often in Florida (which is just the way we like it!). When it does, a refresher is in order on what precautions to take so cold temperatures don’t put a freeze on your budget due to costly repairs that could have been avoided. Check out our more »

Nice Gifts-Be Sure to Protect Them Today!

Courtesy of iii.org The holidays are a time of giving and receiving gifts, but would you be able to replace those gifts if they were destroyed in a fire or other disaster? A home inventory is the best way to protect your personal possessions, yet only 50 percent of homeowners said they had an inventory more »

Trevor Hickman Insurance in Lake City

designed by iwebresults