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The Takata Airbag Recall: Is My Rental Car Covered?

The Takata Airbag Recall Is My Rental Car Covered

Recently, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) more than doubled the size of the recalls on Takata airbags to 35-40 million vehicles. This figure is in addition to the 28.8 million airbags that have already been recalled. The root cause of the problem, according to the NHTSA, is the absence of a chemical drying […]

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McGrath Insurance Brings Distractology 101 Tour Back to Sturbridge

STURBRIDGE, Mass. – McGrath Insurance Group, Inc. is proud to bring the state-of-the-art Distractology 101 tour to Sturbridge during the week of May 18-22. Distractology 101 is an interactive program developed by the Arbella Insurance Foundation to teach new drivers the dangers of distracted driving. The campaign features a 36-foot-long, neon-yellow mobile classroom outfitted with […]

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The Dangers of Distracted Driving: Don’t Be a Statistic!

The Dangers of Distracted Driving Dont Be a Statistic

We’re all guilty of taking our eyes off the road, even if it is for a couple seconds. Yet, that short time period could be enough to cause an accident. Is the distraction really worth the risk? April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, a nationally recognized campaign aimed at educating driver on the dangers of driving […]

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Pay Attention! Distracted Driving Can Be Deadly

By Richard A. McGrath, CIC, LIA Americans are driven to distraction. They text, talk on their cellphones, eat, drink, read, program their GPS, adjust their radio, change CDs, groom themselves and talk to passengers while they drive.  In many cases, they pay more attention to their cellphones than they do to the highway. The results […]

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