Drive Safely this Halloween

Children in spooky costumes, bags of good candy corn and scary ghost stories set the scene for an exciting night. With kids four times more likely to be involved in pedestrian-car collisions on Halloween, however, Oct. 31 can be one of the most dangerous nights for driving. Drive safely on Halloween with these tips from the National Safety Council.

Helpful Halloween Hints to Keep Your Kids Safe

What youngster doesn’t get a thrill out of Halloween? From dressing up as their favorite goblin, princess or superhero to hauling in the treats, Halloween can be fun for kids. But before you let your costumed character out the door, know your community’s trick-or-treat night and hours, and keep these safety tips from the American College of Emergency Physicians in mind.

Don’t Get Sidelined this Fall Season: Follow these Sports Safety Tips

The fall sports season in full swing. Youth sports give kids an opportunity to learn teamwork, get physically fit and socialize. Regardless of what fall sports they participate in – football, soccer, cross country, volleyball and the like – injuries like sprains and strains can be all too common. What can you do to keep your young athletes safer on the field? Here are tips from the Youth Sports Safety Alliance to help protect them from sports-related injuries.

Safe Driving Tips During Deer Season

With deer season upon us, your chances of hitting a deer are much higher during the fall and winter months. Stay safe while on the road with these tips from the University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center.

Meet My Baby Contest

In the Nation, what’s precious to you is precious to us. Check out our new ad to see what we mean.

To celebrate this car affinity, Nationwide Insurance is holding a “Meet My Baby” contest. Beginning Oct. 16, 2013, car owners can submit the name, picture and description of their four-wheeled “Baby” at http://meetmybaby.nationwide.com.

Home Fire Safety & Prevention Tips

Preventing house fires and fire-related injuries from cooking mishaps is on the front burner for National Fire Prevention Week Oct. 6-12, 2013

Facts About Long-Term Care

There’s no time like today to start thinking about tomorrow. Planning ahead for the likelihood of needing long-term care can provide a feeling of financial security about your retirement years. Click here to learn about long-term care options. NFM-12154AO

Name Your Four-Wheeled Baby

Oct. 2 might be “National Name Your Car Day,” but nearly 25 percent of U.S. car owners already have a special name for their car.