Year: 2018

Speak! How to Decode Dog Body Language

All relationships are about communication. Without the luxury of language, a dog uses physical cues to tell you how he’s thinking and feeling. Avoid getting lost in translation by learning to read a dog’s body language – especially if he’s trying to say, “Back off!” National Dog Bite Prevention Week® takes place during the second full week of April each year. You can avoid and... Read Article

Make Sure to Insure All Aspects of Your Business

The minute you start a business, you are immediately exposed to certain risks. The importance of having the right business insurance cannot be overstated. Our knowledgeable agents at C. F. O'Connell & Sons Insurance in Burtonsville, Maryland can help you fully assess your business insurance needs and find the right coverage at the best available rates. Types of Business Insurance Businesses today have a wide... Read Article

My Love-Hate Relationship with My Old Car

You learn a lot about cars when yours is falling apart. Replacing the steering column will cost how much!? And… what’s a steering column again? Hi, I’m Abby: proud owner of a sensible, no-frills, 15-year-old sedan. My odometer reading – drumroll please – is 158,761 miles… and counting. When you have an old car, you never know if you’re rooting for it or against it.... Read Article

Can You Guess Our Biggest Driving Distraction?

Of the more than 172,000 people killed in car crashes over the past five years, one in 10 were in crashes where at least one of the drivers involved was distracted. These statistics come from data analyzed by Erie Insurance housed in the Fatality Analysis Reporting System, a nationwide census of fatal motor vehicle traffic crashes maintained by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Erie... Read Article

How to Help Your Car Recover from Winter

Your car has battled snow, ice, salt and potholes for months on end. Needless to say, some TLC is definitely in order to help your car recover from winter. Here are eight areas of your car you’ll want to check (or have checked) now that winter’s in the rear view mirror.   Tires. Now is the time to swap your snow tires for your all-season... Read Article

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