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 Offices to Open at 10 a.m Friday Oct. 19

E. R. Munro and Company offices will be closed until 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 19 for our annual charity auction.

Pennsylvania Number 1 in U.S. for Animal Related Crashes

According to a recent study by the National Insurance Crime Bureau, Pennsylvania is the number one state in the country for animal related crashes. Pittsburgh ranks number four among U.S. cities. Pennsylvania had the most animal loss claims at 145,728 for 2014-2017 and Pittsburgh had the fourth most animal loss claims at 2,115 for the […]

Drone Use Poses Insurance Questions

Currently, there are about 880,000 drones weighing at least half a pound each that are authorized to roam America’s skies.

Munro Featured in Magazine Article

E. R. Munro and Company is very proud to be featured in the May issue of the National Auctioneers Association’s Magazine, Auctioneer.  We want to thank James Myers for interviewing company owner and President Tod Aronson, AAI, CIC, CPIA, CISR, and Greg Magnus, Munro’s insurance producer. It’s a great article. Auctioneers, if you aren’t already […]

Munro Offices Closing at Noon on April 20

The offices of E. R. Munro and Company will close at noon on Friday, April 20 so the staff can participate in team development exercises. We will resume our regular business hours on Monday, April 23.  Thank you for your understanding.

Daydreaming tops distracted driving behaviors

If you are like most of us, you probably catch yourself daydreaming at various places and times. But allowing your mind to wander while behind the wheel can prove deadly if you need to respond rapidly or to unexpected events on the road. Of the more than 172,000 people killed in car crashes over the […]