Driving On Empty: Is It Really That Bad?

Is it bad to drive on empty? As a general rule, it’s best to avoid letting your vehicle run low on gas. Car care experts recommend not letting your fuel level drop below ¼ tank. There are a few reasons for this: It could leave you stranded. If you run out of gas, your car’s engine will stop — and you’ll be stuck whenever and...

5 Ways To Avoid Parking Lot Accidents

As Americans continue to pick-up online orders or use curbside to-go options for shopping or dining out, parking lots are still bustling with drivers (and sometimes, distracted ones). The good news is that your ERIE auto policy extends to parking lots. Just check in with your local ERIE agent to make sure your coverage limits provide you with optimal protection for the range of potential parking...

5 Customized Emergency Kits To Weather Any Disaster

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 48% of Americans do not have emergency kit supplies. Building a basic emergency kit for evacuations or stay-at-home orders will help to keep your family safe. (Having the right homeowners insurance helps give you peace of mind, too.) You might already know the basic 31 items that should be in every home emergency kit. But when it...

On The Bright Side: 10 Ways We’re (Still) Here For You During COVID-19

Just when it feels like we’re adjusting to our “new normal,” the curveballs keep on coming. Will our kids adjust to virtual classrooms? What happens when the sunny weather turns to snow? How long will this go on, anyway? We get it: Navigating this pandemic can be exhausting. While we can’t fix your wi-fi during an important video call or magically stock your local store...

I Have Life Insurance Through Work. Isn’t That Enough?

Picture this: You land an exciting new job with great benefits: vacation time, health insurance, 401(k)… even free lunch once a week! They offer group life insurance, too – two times your annual salary. That sounds like a lot, right? In many cases, it might not stretch as far as you think. Let’s say you make $50,000 per year. A benefit of $100,000 can make...