The Source of Phantom Traffic Jams

Drivers expect traffic during specific times of the day or night. We anticipate a high volume of cars traveling to and from work during the week. Holiday traffic, special event …

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Is it Safe to Eat Expired Food?

“There seems to be a lot of confusion understanding food labels and their meaning,” says Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance, Florida’s leading independent homeowners insurance agency. Misunderstanding food …

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Tailgating Pro Tips

Football season is here. Let the time-honored tradition of the pregame party begin. “Football rivalries and tailgating occur throughout the state whether you are in Gainesville, Tallahassee, Jacksonville, Tampa, Orlando …

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Preparing for Hurricane Dorian

The National Weather Service is predicting Hurricane Dorian to strengthen to a major hurricane over the weekend. That news has many Floridians trying to figure out how to prepare. “Getting …

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Protect Your Home from Flooding

Heavy rain across Florida this summer has led to flooding in some areas. “Flooding is the most common and costly disaster in the U.S.,” says Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of …

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Is it Time to Ditch Cable?

Are you tired of paying for TV channels you don’t watch? Or, experiencing dissatisfaction from your cable provider, but locked into a contract? Many TV watchers are getting rid of …

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Change the Date of Halloween?

“Do we really need another day to celebrate Halloween?” asks Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance, Florida’s leading independent homeowners insurance agency. The Halloween & Costume Association believes we …

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Cutting AC Costs While Keeping Cool

Most Floridians do not look forward to the sweltering heat that comes with August. “Our instinct is to crank the AC and resign to pay for it later,” says Ellsworth …

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The Reality of Pool Ownership

“Pools offer hours of endless fun, but they also come with a big responsibility to ensure everyone’s safety,” says Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance. According to the USA …

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Law Enforcement Plans to Crack Down on Speeding Motorists

Beginning today, July 15 through July 21, state troopers and local law enforcement across Florida are cracking down on speeding drivers. “If you have a lead foot, slow down or …

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