The trees are blooming, windows are open, and winter coats are safely tucked away for six months. This can only mean one thing, tornado season. We're quickly approaching the one year anniversary of the April 27th tornado outbreak which was classified by MSNBC as the "second deadliest in U.S. history". This article from SafeCo details tips on how to prepare for a storm such as which window systems are better if you happen to be replacing them this year. If you want to take a look at your home policy coverage, call the office!
In honor of the tax deadline tomorrow, we thought we'd post this interesting article related to the condition of roads. Research done by the Sunnybrook Health Science Center in Toronto and the University of Toronto suggests that fatal accidents increase more on income tax deadline day than normal days. The study claims that traffic fatalities increase by six percent on income tax deadline days. This includes drivers, passengers, and pedestrians at different intervals of the day across several regions.
Check out the article:
Live in Iowa? Did you know that the chances that you will hit a deer in the next year is 1/77.2? That puts Iowa at number two for likelihood of deer collisions behind West Virginia. Before everyone gears up for summer vacations, please take a look at this and stay safe on the road.