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Mobile Equipment and Vehicle Fire Prevention

There are few things more frightening than seeing smoke start to come out of the corners of your engine compartment. According to the National Fire Prevention Association, there are close to 200,000 vehicle fires reported annually, accounting for about 15% of all fires in the United States. What causes a car to catch fire, and how can you prevent a vehicle fire from happening?

“Preventing mobile equipment and vehicle fires begins with regular and complete maintenance,” says Craig Stevens, Property Safety Manager at Selective Insurance, “Currently, with an increase in usage, maintenance may be overlooked and could be leading to a rise in fire losses.”

With the average vehicle fire claim costing nearly $15,000, it is important to take the appropriate preventative measures in addition to having the right insurance coverage. You can reduce your risk of fire in both your personal vehicle and business fleet vehicles and mobile equipment with a few steps on a regular basis. Read More

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