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May 2018

Road Rules 101: How far can you drive in a two-way left turn lane?

In Washington, you're allowed to drive no more than 300 feet (the length of a football field, minus the end zones) in a two-way left turn lane. That sounds like quite a bit, but here's where it gets tricky...

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Why does my insurance bill keep going up?

For the third straight year in Washington, auto insurance rates have gone up among virtually all companies – 7% overall this year alone. In the Portland metro area, they've climbed even more...

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PEMCO - Red Cross partnership teaches disaster preparedness to kids

This spring, PEMCO teamed with the American Red Cross to support the Hero Academy, an elementary school program that shows kids how to be disaster-ready heroes in their families...

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What important papers should I keep, and where should I store them?

As more of us choose electronic banking, online bill paying, and paperless accounts for services like insurance, our home file cabinets feel a little less stuffed...

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Soon, you can freeze (and unfreeze) your credit for free

Thank you, Olympia and Salem! In their recently concluded 2018 legislative sessions, both Washington and Oregon passed laws allowing you to freeze and unfreeze your credit files for free...

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How do I handle a rock chip in my windshield?

Road trip season officially starts Memorial Day weekend, making now a great time to fix any chips or cracks in your windshield. Our claims experts weighed in with this advice...

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