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Safety Center

How To's for Staying Safe

Whether you're driving, at home, on the water, or riding on your motorcycle, NJM wants to help keep you safe. We've gathered expert tips for you and the people you care about. You can also learn more about our award-winning Share the Keys Safe Driving Program for teens and their parents.

Driving Tips for Icy Conditions
Stay safe on the roads during the winter months.

Protect Your Home from Winter Ice
Keep you home, family, and guests safe this season.

Help Keep Pedestrians Safe This Fall
Safe driving tips for the fall season.

Fall Halloween Safety
How to keep Halloween visitors safe.

Stay Safe on the Roads this Summer
How to make your summer driving safer.

Tips for Hosting Safe Summer Gatherings
Ways to keep your summer guests safe.

Biking and Walking Safety Tips
How to make your bike ride or walk safer this spring.

Preventing Spring Yardwork Injuries
Tips to keep yardwork safe.

Road Ready for Snow
Check out these pointers to be prepared for whatever winter weather throws at you and your car.

Give Winter the Cold Shoulder
Keep the cold out and the heat in and help prevent structure damage to your home with these tips.

Autumn Exams
How to safely drive with shorter days, rainy weather, and more foot traffic around schools.

Prep Your Home For Fall
Home inspections to make — inside and out — before the cold weather arrives.

Ready for the Road
Using these strategies will better prepare you for the challenges you face on the road.

Summer Safety Tips
Take these simple precautions to help you better enjoy your summer outings more safely and your home more secure.

Slow Down and Just Drive
NJM launches campaign to reduce speeding and distracted driving.

Safeguarding Children's Riding Activities
Ten tips to help ensure your child's bike or skateboard ride is safer.

Sharing The Road with Motorcycles
Eight ways to help you safely share the road with motorcyclists.

Equip Yourself with a Winter Car Emergency Kit
Ten things to keep in your car during the winter in the event of an emergency.

Take the Pledge to "Just Drive"
Help put an end to distracted driving.

Ladder Safety is More Than Hanging On
If you plan to go up a ladder, here are eight tips to help ensure you use it safely.

Giving Your Young Child a Safety Boost
If you have a child under the age of nine, here are four important steps to take to help transport your "precious cargo."

Getting Back on the Road
Use these tips to ease yourself (and your car) back into driving safely this summer.

Making Your Home Safer for Children and Pets
Keeping your family safe while at home goes beyond basic sanitation. Protect your family from these common household hazards that may be overlooked.

Before You Dive In: Steps to Make Your Pool Safer, More Secure
Before you pull the pool cover off, check out these 10 steps so that you enjoy a safe summer season.

A Recipe for Safer Summer Barbecues
The temperature isn't the only thing that's hot. Ten steps for a safer summer grilling experience.

Are You Ready for Hurricane Season?
The best defense against a hurricane is prediction and preparation. Use the following tips to help prepare for the hurricane season.

Removing Snow Safely
10 reminders on safely removing snow at home.

Getting Your Vehicle Ready for Cold Weather
Before the freezing temperatures arrive, 10 steps to prepare your vehicle for the cold weather.

Pedestrian Safety: The Responsibility of Drivers, Walkers
With the school year beginning, these 10 tips can help pedestrians — and drivers — help make crosswalks and intersections safe.

An Emphasis on Safety as Your Child Leaves for College
If you have a child leaving for college, here are 10 things he or she can do to help ensure a safe semester on and off campus.

Protecting Your Vehicle from Auto Theft
With auto theft in high gear, here are nine tips to help keep your vehicle from becoming a statistic.

Avoiding Distractions Behind the Wheel
Five tips to help you avoid distracted driving.

Prepping Your Home for Warmer Weather
With warmer weather in the air, these 10 steps will help you get your home ready for spring.

Holiday Parties: Sensible Celebrating
Here are five tips to enjoy holiday festivities without endangering yourself or others.

Stay Warm and Safe This Winter
Here are six tips to help keep you comfortable and safe inside when the temperature dips outside.

8 Tips to Help Make Your Home Safer from Fire
Be better prepared in an emergency through prevention planning.

Fall Back: Adjusting Your Driving to the Changing Season
Increased pedestrian traffic, shorter days are just two of the challenges.

5 Tips for Safer Summer Driving
Hitting the road with the family this summer? Here are 5 safety tips to help you better prepare.

What to Do after a Car Accident
Learn how to handle the ordeal safely, if and when it happens.

What to Do When Your Vehicle Breaks Down
If your vehicle breaks down the following tips can help get you through this exasperating event safely.

Motorcycle and ATV Safety
Have questions about motorcycle and ATV safety? Here are some top safety tips to consider.

Avoiding Auto Accidents
Learn how to avoid an accident by following these safe driving tips.

The Key to Teen Driver Safety
According to the NSC, teen drivers have a greater chance of crashing because they are inexperienced. Here are some top safety tips your teen needs to know.

Buying a Safer Vehicle
Whether buying from a dealer or directly from a private owner, asking the right questions and doing your research can help you purchase a safer car.

Boating Safety
Whether you are boating on the high seas or floating on the lake, you can enjoy your excursion by following these safety tips.

Fire Safety in Your Home
Use these fire safety tips to help keep your home and family safe.

Our Safety Center pages are filled with tips related to the safety and maintenance of your home and autos. The information contained in these articles should not be construed as professional advice, and is not intended to replace official sources. Other resources linked from these pages are maintained by independent providers; therefore, NJM cannot guarantee their accuracy.