Do Handheld Cell Phone Bans Work?

A new study from UC Berkeley shows a decrease in fatalities since California banned cell phones. But it turns out that’s not the whole story. Find out whether hands-free devices really make us safer.

Safe and smart | Travel hacks

Female Inventors and Innovators: 5 Automotive Trailblazers

Did you know that a woman invented the windshield wiper? Learn about some significant female inventors and innovators in automotive history.

Smart technology | Around the nation

Tire Maintenance: Tips for Spring

Spring is here. And after months of rough winter weather, our tires might need a little TLC. Find out how to make sure your tires are in working order before you hit the road this spring.

For your finances

The Safest Seat in the Car: You Might Be Surprised

You may scowl at the thought of sitting in the middle seat, but it turns out it’s the safest place to be. Find out why.

Safe and smart | Getting there

Blood Alcohol Concentration and Breathalyzers: How It Works

With St. Patrick’s Day approaching, drinking naturally comes to mind. Learn about blood alcohol concentration, breathalyzer tests, and how to avoid the dangers of drunk driving.

Safe and smart | Smart technology | Travel hacks

The 11 Most Interesting Roads in America

Feel like driving somewhere really worthwhile — maybe up a volcano, through a tree, or back to colonial times? Discover the most remarkable roads in the country.

Travel hacks

The 8 Most Spectacular Flower and Garden Shows in the U.S.

Attention horticulture vultures: spring is fast approaching. Time to jump-start your green thumb at one of these epic garden events.

Travel hacks

Win Opening Night Tickets to Attend the US Open with the Bryan Brothers

Enter the Opening Night with the Bryans Sweepstakes for your chance to attend the US Open in true New York style.

Around Esurance

5 Seriously Cool Gas Stations Across the U.S.

Who knew fueling up could be fun? At these 5 cool gas stations, a pit stop isn’t nearly long enough.

Getting there

The Perfect American Road Trip for Your Summer

Need help planning your perfect road trip across America? A postdoctoral researcher at the University of Pennsylvania might’ve just solved your problem. Find out how.

Smart technology | Travel hacks

11 Essentials Every Home Emergency Kit Should Include

Are you prepared for an emergency? Read about 11 essentials to include in your home emergency kit.

Safe and smart | Homeowners 101

The #EsuranceAccess Countdown to SXSW Sweeps

Whether you’re headed to Austin for the SXSW excitement or not, here’s your first chance to score smart, techy prizes with #EsuranceAccess.

All the news | Around Esurance

How to Collect and Repurpose Rainwater in Your Yard

Learn how you can collect and reuse rainwater to save money on utility costs and help out the environment.

DIY hacks | Home and garden