Winter Safety

AAA Northeast’s list of Top Safety concerns.

AAA Northeast’s list of Top Safety concerns for inclement weather.

 Of the average 5.74 million motor vehicle crashes every year with 22 percent occurring during adverse weather such as rain, sleet, snow, fog, severe winds or on slick pavement, according to the Federal Highway Administration. These crashes result, on average, in […]

February 9th, 2017|Car Safety, Driving Safety, Safety Tips, Winter Safety|Comments Off on AAA Northeast’s list of Top Safety concerns.

Helpful Tips to Keep your Home Winter Friendly

The end of fall/beginning of winter has been pretty mild so far, but as New Englanders know all too well, the next few months can be unpredictable. Christmas may have felt like early spring but February could see record-low temperatures. Each year it is important to be sure that your […]

January 2nd, 2015|Home Safety, Winter Safety|Comments Off on Helpful Tips to Keep your Home Winter Friendly

Winter Driving Safety Tips

Winter in New England is beautiful and fun but it can also make winter driving quite hazardous for all of us. Regardless of how experienced of a driver you may be, Mother Nature can create situations that are out of our control.

As winter approaches it is important to keep in […]

December 11th, 2014|Winter Safety|Comments Off on Winter Driving Safety Tips

Winter Safety: Be Prepared for Anything

Mother Nature can be very unpredictable. If you live in New England you know all too well that it is important make winter safety a priority and to be prepared as we head into the winter months. The residents of Buffalo, NY now know that harsh weather can hit at […]

November 21st, 2014|Winter Safety|Comments Off on Winter Safety: Be Prepared for Anything

Snowmobiling Safety Tips and Statistics

It’s February and here in New England that means time outdoor winter activities such as snowmobiling and unfortunately accidents happen.

This past weekend, one person was killed and two others were injured in different snowmobile accidents. Officials say Northeast Credit Union’s president and chief executive officer Peter Kavalauskas, 62, of Dover […]

February 12th, 2014|Winter Safety|Comments Off on Snowmobiling Safety Tips and Statistics

Reduce the Risk of a Snow Blower Injury this Winter

If you live in New England, owning a snow blower can be a blessing in the winter, but suffering from a snow blower injury is a serious matter and can happen all too often. Massachusetts and other parts of New England have already seen its fair share of storms with […]

January 30th, 2014|Winter Safety|Comments Off on Reduce the Risk of a Snow Blower Injury this Winter

Roof Collapse: The Dangers of Rain after a Snowstorm

Light fluffy snow followed by heavy rains can lead to a roof collapse. The past storm that residents of Massachusetts endured brought large amounts of light snow that may still be sitting on rooftops. As it rains, the fluffy snow acts as a sponge, absorbing and holding onto the rain, […]

January 6th, 2014|Winter Safety|Comments Off on Roof Collapse: The Dangers of Rain after a Snowstorm

How to Prepare for a Snowstorm

Massachusetts, along with the rest of New England is no stranger to large amounts of snow and nasty weather that comes along with a snowstorm or Nor’easter. Most New Englanders, whether old or young have experienced the sometimes crippling weather that is infamous in the area. From the Blizzard of […]

January 2nd, 2014|Winter Safety|Comments Off on How to Prepare for a Snowstorm

Keeping a Safe Home During a New England Winter

Keeping a safe home throughout the winter is important in reducing the risk of personal injury to you and your family. New England has begun to see a cold, wintery mix, and there is more to come according to the forecast for the upcoming days.

The following are helpful tips to […]

December 10th, 2013|Winter Safety|Comments Off on Keeping a Safe Home During a New England Winter