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Monday, 09 May 2022 21:04

Fire Pit Safety in Massachusetts

Are you ready for fire pit season?

Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial start of summer in Massachusetts and people are preparing to gather outdoors again. The focal point at many gatherings will be a warm, inviting fire pit.

If you plan to add a fire pit, chiminea, or outdoor fireplace to your yard for the first time, make sure to check with your local fire department first. Some communities in Massachusetts allow for cooking fires only; other cities and towns may require a permit for permanent fire pits.

Whether you are new to fire pits or you have years of experience, take a few minutes to become familiar with Massachusetts fire pit regulations as well as fire safety considerations and placement recommendations.

Tuesday, 05 April 2022 15:05

10 Tips to Reduce Distracted Driving

April is Distracted Driving Month, a time to increase awareness of and reduce risky driving behaviors.

Distracted driving is dangerous, claiming 3,142 lives in 2020.1 The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) leads the national effort to save lives by preventing this dangerous behavior. Get the facts, get involved, and help keep America’s roads safe.

What is Distracted Driving

Distracted driving is not just about texting while driving — it's any activity that diverts attention from driving, including talking or texting on your phone, eating and drinking, talking to people in your vehicle, fiddling with the stereo, entertainment or navigation system — anything that takes your attention away from the task of safe driving.

Friday, 11 March 2022 17:43

8 Gas Savings Tips

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Studies suggest the average driver can improve his/her fuel economy by roughly 10% when following these simple tips.

US News reported that the "average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline shot up a whopping 79 cents over the past two weeks to $4.43 per gallon." While the prices have dropped a bit in the past few days, gas prices are likely to remain high "as crude oil costs soar amid global supply concerns following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine." 

Now is a good time to consider how you drive and maintain your vehicle to ensure that you get the best possible fuel economy and reduce your fuel costs.

A vehicle’s fuel economy can vary significantly due to several factors, including how the vehicle is driven, the vehicle’s mechanical condition, and the environment in which it is driven. Fortunately, no matter what kind of vehicle you drive, making small, low-cost improvements to vehicle maintenance and driving habits can make a big impact on fuel costs. Energy.gov breaks down some of the ways you can keep your vehicle cost-effective:

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