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New Year's Resolutions For A Safe 2017

As we welcome 2017, many of us set New Year’s Resolutions and vow personal betterment in a variety of aspects in our lives. We set personal goals for our health, our work, our lives at home, and more. As we reflect on these things we’d like to improve, we should also consider ways to improve our safety. We’ve set five New Year’s Resolutions to keep us safe through 2017 and beyond. We invite you to draw inspiration from our resolutions and add increased safety to your list of goals.


Published: 12/30/2016 9:43:00 PM - by: HRC Insurance

Resources For Christmas Weekend Travels Through Muskoka

Travelling in Muskoka or surrounding areas this Christmas weekend? We’ve gathered a bunch of helpful resources to keep you safe on your journey, like links to live traffic reports, current weather updates, current road conditions, and more!

Published: 12/22/2016 5:38:00 PM - by: HRC Insurance

Myth Busters- Do You Believe These Six Distracted Driving Myths?

Though “Distracted Driving” continues to be a popular topic of discussion, there are many common widely-accepted misconceptions about the concept. This holiday season, keep your attention on the busy roads throughout your commutes, and be aware of and avoid potential distractions.

Published: 12/16/2016 5:13:00 PM - by: HRC Insurance

Holiday Season Safety Tips- Don't Miss These!

The holiday season is often full of shopping, decorations, food, and family. We can often become so absorbed in traditions and busy schedules that we look past common safety hazards in the home. The holiday season is the most popular time of year for house fires and other safety concerns; Ensure you and your loved ones can celebrate safely this holiday season by following our provided tips.

Published: 12/9/2016 4:00:00 PM - by: HRC Insurance

Back to Basics- Jump-Starting A Car

A basic skill each car owner should have knowledge on is “How To Jump Start A car”. Jump starting is a resolution when you find yourself with a drained battery and unable to start your car. Need a refresher on this handy skill? Lets go over it together.


Published: 12/2/2016 1:08:00 PM - by: HRC Insurance

Back to Basics- How To Check Your Car's Fluids"

Today in our “Back to Basics” series, where we aim to refresh your knowledge of basic car-owner procedures, we’re focusing on “How To Check Your Fluids”. Before setting out on a long drive this holiday season, or tackling the Muskoka roads for a short commute, take the time to ensure your fluids are at their best.


Published: 11/25/2016 1:08:00 PM - by: HRC Insurance

Back to Basics- Checking Your Tire Pressure!

Today we’re going to be continuing our “Back to Basics” series! Last Friday, we posted a “Back to Basics” on how to change a tire, and this week, we’re looking to address another commonly unknown vehicle owner skill! How to… Check your tire pressure! This skill goes hand in hand with changing your vehicles tires, as keeping a careful eye on your tire’s pressure can help avoid some flat tire situations! So, if you need a quick refresher on how to check your tire’s pressure, keep reading.


Published: 11/18/2016 1:28:00 AM - by: HRC Insurance

Back to Basics- Changing a tire!

Changing a tire is a basic skill that many of us go without! Studies have shown that the vast majority of teenagers and adults do not know how to take on this task! We want our readers to be prepared for anything the Muskoka Driving conditions send their way, so lets take a minute to get back to the basics and catch everyone up!

Published: 11/11/2016 12:57:00 AM - by: HRC Insurance

Surviving a Slippery Winter 101

Its true- winter is here! Though the ski slopes may be fun, slipping and sliding around the roads is not! As the sun sets sooner and the temperature gets colder, make sure you’re prepared for safe winter commutes!

Published: 11/4/2016 4:06:00 PM - by: HRC Insurance

ALL ABOUT HALLOWEEN- SAFETY AND OUR FAVOURITE ACTIVITIES

This weekend is an opportunity for fun for all- Whether you’ll be trick or treating with family and friends or sporting your best ghoul costume at a halloween event, we want all of the spooky surprises to be left to the jack-o-lanterns. We’ve taken a few moments from our Halloween Movie Marathons to compile a few things to look out for during the festivities. Share these few safety tips with your loved ones for a guaranteed spook-tactic Halloween.

Published: 10/27/2016 11:38:00 PM - by: HRC Insurance


Since the 1900's...

Born under the name George Hutcheson, Hutcheson, Reynolds & Caswell Ltd. began providing insurance policies in Muskoka since the early 1900s. Bernard Reynolds joined the firm in the 1940s and purchased the firm from George Hutcheson in 1967. Finally, in 1980, David Caswell joined the company's ranks to complete Hutcheson, Reynolds and Caswell. We have grown along with our name and provide the same dedication to superior customer service and top-notch insurance coverage that George Hutcheson was famous for over 100 years ago.