2019 Wayne Hawley Giving Grant Winners Announced!

TheWayneHawleyGivingGrantThe Wayne Hawley Giving Grant is exclusive to Hawley & Associates’ clients, and has help support programs, projects and organizations whose focus is to benefit children, families, and our communities.

We would like to thank everyone who applied for the grant in 2019.  We had a record number of applicants and it was so difficult to make our selection!  Everyone was so deserving! Thank you to all our clients for the amazing things they are doing to help make the world a better place for so many. 

Please click here for information on this year’s recipients.

 

 

Happy Fall Y’All! Hawley & Associates’ 3rd Quarter Newsletter

Welcome to Fall!  

Please enjoy Hawley & Associates’ 3rd Quarter Newsletter.  If you would like to subscribe to our quarterly newsletter, please email us at info@hawleyandassociates.com.

 

3rd Qtr. 2019

The High Price of Distracted Driving

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As of April 22nd, 2019, Arizona became the 48th state to ban texting while driving.  According to a study by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), 3,450 people were killed in distracted driving-related vehicle accidents in 2016, meaning 9% of all the fatal crashes this year involved distracted driving; and 14% of these crashes involved a fatality.

What is distracted driving?

Distracted driving is anything that diverts your attention away from driving.  A few examples are:

  • Eating or drinking
  • Talking or texting on a cellphone
  • Fiddling with a stereo, navigation or entertainment system
  • Talking with someone in the vehicle
  • Putting on make-up
  • Grabbing something off the floor or backseat

The same study found that texting and driving is six times more dangerous than driving intoxicated. Sending or reading a text takes your eyes off the road for 5 seconds. At 55 mph, that’s like driving the length of an entire football field with your eyes closed.

What can we do?

Parents: Lead by example; talk with children about distracted driving and the consequences; sign a family pledge not to drive distracted.

Teens: Speak up when they see a friend or peer driving distracted; have friends sign a pledge; share message on social media.

Educators: Remind students about the dangers of distracted driving. Post posters and hand out materials relating to distracted driving.

Employers:  Institute a company policy restricting texting, eating or any other form of distracted driving while operating company vehicles or while using their own vehicle for company business.

 

 

Happy Valentine’s Day from Hawley & Associates!

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Wishing Our Clients A Safe Outcome from Polar Vortex

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To all our clients and their families affected by the Polar Vortex, you are in our thoughts. Please be safe and warm!

If you experience a claim, we are here to help! Please contact us as soon as possible at 425-462-4758 or after-hours at 425-577-4957, or email your account manager directly.

 

 

Summer Is Here! Enjoy the Hawley & Associates 2nd Qtr. Newsletter!

Please enjoy our 2018 2nd Qtr. Newsletter, which is full of useful information on coverage’s, risk management tips and fun facts! Happy Summer everyone!

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