Helmets Shown to Protect Against Head Injuries When Sledding

Your children wouldn’t ride their bicycles without first putting on their safety helmets. Those same helmets can protect your children from suffering head injuries while sled riding. Research shows that 30 percent of children hospitalized following a sledding injury suffered significant head injuries, such as concussions, comas, and brain damage. Several years ago, a 12-year-old […]

Renewals of Pennsylvania Vehicle Board Licenses in Odd-Numbered Year

Now that it’s 2019, it’s time to renew dealer licenses, auction licenses, and vehicle salesperson licenses with the Pennsylvania Vehicle Board. This year will be different. The Pennsylvania Department of State, where the Vehicle Board works, has a new electronic PALS Licensing System. All renewals must be completed online. There will be no paper applications. […]

Winter and Your Insurance

Winter conditions bring entirely different risks that may impact your insurance coverage. Let’s take a look at the top three risks: Slippery driving – Before the next storm hits, check you automobile policy to determine if its’ appropriate for your needs. Luxury vehicles, new cars and trucks will require a different level of coverage than […]

Holiday Party Safety Tips

The holiday season is such a great time to get together with family and friends. If you are hosting a party this season, take into consideration these safety tips especially if you are serving alcohol.  Have a designated driver. It’s one of the most effective ways to keep your guests safe on the roads.  Call […]

E. R. Munro and Company Offices to Close at Noon on Dec. 14

The offices of E. R. Munro and Company will close at noon on Friday, December 14 for our annual holiday luncheon. We will reopen at our regular time of 9 a.m. on Monday, December 17.  Happy Holidays!

Rules for drivers sharing roads with trucks

With all the last-minute shopping leading up to the Christmas holiday,  we’re going to focus on keeping you safe by posting “rules” for drivers sharing roads with trucks.

Protecting Your Credit and Identity While Holiday Shopping

Follow these tips to protect your credit and identity during this holiday season: Don’t share your private information online or over the phone. Private information includes your Social Security number, account information, PINs and passwords. Shred sensitive papers such as bank statements, unused credit card offers, and receipts before throwing them away. Keep an eye […]

Rental cars come with risks you may not be aware of

During the holiday season, many travelers rely on rental cars to reach their destinations. Many of today’s cars are designed to make hands-free calls, stream music, and even access the Internet – but one has to connect to an infotainment system first.

Keep Disaster Away When You Deck the Halls

When decorating for the holidays, keep in mind that decorations such as candles and Christmas trees can lead to disaster.

Insurance May Save Your Holiday Travel Plans

If you have booked a vacation for the holidays, travel insurance can help minimize the financial burden if something goes wrong.