Eyes on the Road

New research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety finds that when drivers initially use active-driving assistance – like Tesla’s Autopilot and Cadillac’s Super Cruise – they actually pay more attention, not less attention, to the overall driving task. AAA is encouraged by the research findings and urges drivers to learn the benefits and limitations …

Fall into an Athens County Adventure

Visitors looking to explore the outdoors while enjoying unique shopping, dining and entertainment should add Athens County in southeast Ohio to their fall bucket list. Nestled in the rolling Appalachian hills, the region boasts world-class hiking and mountain biking trails, eclectic cuisine made from locally sourced ingredients and a vibrant music and craft beer scene. …

Why Telematics is the Future of Auto Insurance

How do insurance companies calculate your rates? Historically, agents would look at factors that determine how likely you are to file a claim such as age, gender, credit score and driving history. So a 16-year-old male (who is considered “high risk”), would typically pay a higher premium than a 30-year-old woman (who is “low risk”), …