Auto Safety, Tips, Resources Archive

Auto Safety, Tips, Resources Archive

Distracted teen driving (04/01/2021)
Distracted driving is a cause for teen driving accidents. Texting while driving and other cognitive distractions can create challenges for teens behind the wheel. What can you do to prevent distracted driving?

Coverage when keys are left in vehicle (09/11/2020)
Leaving your keys in your vehicle keeping spare set of keys in your vehicle, coverage still applies, I left my keys in my vehicle, does coverage still apply?

Avoid the deer in your headlights (07/31/2020)
During deer season, you’re twice as likely to hit a deer while driving. Avoid a deer-vehicle collision with these tips.

Car insurance terms explained (07/30/2020)
Your car insurance policy is full of insurance terms, coverage types, and insurance discounts. What do they mean? We can translate your auto insurance policy in plain language.

Driving on flooded roads (04/28/2020)
It can be dangerous to drive on a flooded road. It’s hard to tell how deep water is merely by looking at it. Stay safe when roads could be flooded with these tips from Grinnell Mutual..

Insurance for college students (01/19/2020)
College students may need car insurance and renters insurance. What is the best car insurance for college students? What renters insurance fits the needs of college students?

Drinking, driving, and your teen (11/12/2019)
Car crashes are still the leading cause of death for teens, and about a quarter of those crashes involve an underage, intoxicated driver — the leading factors in fatal accidents.

Summer toy safety (05/29/2019)
Summer toy safety tips for your boat, motorcycle, RV, and ATV from Grinnell Mutual.

Back to school safety (08/06/2018)
t’s likely that at least some part of every school-aged student’s journey to or from school will be on foot. You can ensure that they get to school and back home safely by using extra caution while driving around schools and parks.

Motorcycle, car safety (03/21/2018)
Keeping your distance, taking time to look twice, checking your blind spot: Tips for sharing the roads with motorcycles

Defensive driving (12/13/2017)
Distractions, bad drivers, and bad weather may create situations for accidents. Using good driving habits may help to prevent an accident.

Land-based recreational vehicles (09/18/2017)
Brush up on land-based RV insurance requirements and safety tips so you can enjoy the ride with peace of mind.

Prepare for your road trip with these travel tips and checklists (06/30/2017)
Traveling can be stressful, but with the right amount of preparation, your next trip will be a breeze. Get organized with these simple Grinnell Mutual checklists and look through our tips and tricks before heading out.

Get your motor running: Seasonal boat and motorcycle tips (04/05/2017)
Whether you’re an avid boater or a diehard motorcyclist, we’ve got the information you need to stay safe.