Auto Insurance Agents Offer Tips For Trick-or-Treat

HalloweenPost Date October 19, 2012 – “Trick-or-treat, smell my feet – give me something good to eat”  Yes; it’s that time again time again. It’s when we send out our little ghosts and goblins for Halloween. As customers stop buy their auto insurance agents office to make their payments, auto insurance agents all over the country are reminding their customers to take particular care while driving this time of year.  Driving when it’s dark is always a little tricky – it’s obviously more risky during Halloween. Children are very unpredictable and have very poor judgement.  You need to watch out for kids running across  streets and roadways.  Many kids wearing costumes with masks can inhibit a child’s ability to see an approaching car.

Auto Insurance Agents Offer Opinion During Halloween

Auto insurance agents are also reminding their Homeowners Insurance Customers about additional perils you need to watch out for. Kids in costumes trick-or-treating,increased neighborhood traffic, candles inside pumpkins, and other Halloween activities  always add an increase in possible claims activity. Many auto insurance agents indicate taking precautionary measures in both your diving and your home to lower the possibility of  injuries and property damages.   If you put yourself in a situation of having to file an auto or homeowners insurance claim, an increase in your rates is certainly.

In some area’s of the country, many kids what is commonly referred to as “Mischief Night”.   This holiday is celebrated the night prior to Halloween, October 30.  Although in most cases no real damage is done, teenagers normally use bars of soap to place innocent messages on car windows and toilet paper to decorate the trees.  Your car insurance agent advises that your home should be well-lit to discourage kids from their activities. A well lit home will encourage kids to move on to an easier target. As we all aware, the 21st Century has brought new challenges to parents watching their younger children. Many more parents are Trick -or-Treating  with their kids. You need to make sure your sidewalks and driveways are in a good repair. You may find yourself in a law suit if a parent or superhero finds themselves tripping and falling on your property.


Michael E. Dortch
President &  Managing Agent
Corporate Home Office
618 South Broad Street
Lansdale, Pennsylvania  19446
(800) 807-0762  ext. 206