Fire Prevention Week: October 7-13, 2018

The 2018 National Fire Prevention Week is October 7th-13th.  This year’s campaign is “Look. Listen. Learn. Be Aware. Fire can happen anywhere.” The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has been sponsoring National Fire Prevention Week since 1922 and is always observed during the week of October 9th in commemoration of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. …

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New Maryland “Move Over” Law Started October 1st

Effective October 1st, Maryland’s “Move Over” Law expanded to include service vehicles.  According to the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT), the law now includes transportation, service and utility vehicles and waste and recycling trucks with yellow or amber flashing lights or signal devices.  These vehicles join the list of previously protected vehicles, which include emergency…

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Delaware Receives Nearly $33 Million in Federal Funding for Infrastructure Projects

Good news for all!  The Federal Highway Administration’s annual redistribution has resulted in Delaware receiving an additional $32,995,605 in funding for infrastructure projects.  The funds were previously allocated, but not used by other states in that specific fiscal year.  According to DelDot, eligible projects are identified and it provides the ability for them to move…

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Talk Disaster Recovery with Your Municipality Before the Storm Hits

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is the support system for many after a disaster strikes, but this doesn’t apply for Community Associations.  While FEMA steps in to clean up debris within an affected area, it will not support disaster recovery within Community Association gates.  This puts the burden on the association residents.  According to the…

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Deeley Insurance Group Named in “Best Places to Work in Insurance” Program

Deeley Insurance Group is proud to announce they have been named in the annual Best Places to Work in Insurance program by Business Insurance Magazine, which recognizes employers for their outstanding performance in establishing workplaces where employees can thrive, enjoy their work and help companies grow. “We’ve been on a mission to develop individuals who…

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Child Passenger Safety Week – September 23rd-29th

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) designated September 23rd-29th at Child Passenger Safety Week. The primary goal for child passenger safety is to make sure all parents and caregivers are correctly using the right car seats (rear-facing car seats, forward-facing car seats, booster seats) or seat belts for their children’s…

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National Flood Insurance Program Changes Effective 10/1/18

NFIP has outlined changes to be effective October 1, 2018 that apply to new business, renewals, endorsements, and cancellations. Cancellation Reason Code 26 for Duplicate Coverage under Non-NFIP Policy Beginning October 1, 2018, agents can use NEW Cancellation Reason Code 26* to cancel an NFIP policy when a policyholder has obtained a duplicate policy from sources other…

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