holidays News

Allstate Data Shows Hazards Hit Close to Home During Holiday Season

New insurance claims data from the Allstate Insurance Company shows an average of 67,500 homeowners insurance claims occur during the holidays, and some threats to home security and safety rise significantly during the holiday season. A new survey also highlights …

Texas Car Crashes Spike More Than 20% Around the Holidays

More Texans crash their cars during the holiday season than any other time of the year, according to an Allstate Insurance Company review of its claims data over the five year period between 2006 and 2010. The number of auto …

New Year’s Day Proves Busy for Vehicle Thieves

In 2011, more than trick-or-treaters were active on Halloween as that was the busiest unofficial holiday for reported vehicles thefts. New Year’s Day, however, is still the busiest official holiday according to analysis of National Crime Information Center (NCIC) vehicle …

Home Insurance Claims Increase During the Holidays

Christmas is almost here again, bringing with it all the usual parties, presents, food and drink. But according to data supplied by London-based John Lewis Specialist Home Insurance, the number of home insurance claims increases during the festive period. From …

Vehicle Thieves Rarely Take a Holiday

Once again, New Year’s Day was the leading holiday for reported vehicle thefts in 2010, according to an analysis by the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB). Christmas Day repeats as the holiday with the fewest reported vehicle thefts. While Americans …

Louisiana Traffic to Increase During the Holidays

With Thanksgiving only a few days away and Christmas and New Year’s about a month away, state highway officials are urging area residents to use caution while traveling during the holidays. Louisiana Highway Safety Commission Executive Director Lt. Col. John …