January 2017 Perspective newsletter
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March 2017

Road Rules 101: Turning left: Is it OK to wait in the intersection?

It's the dreaded 5 p.m. homebound commute, and you need to make a left turn onto a busy street. After waiting through a couple of lights, you're at last poised to make your turn.Do you ...Creep ...

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Spring chores? Top tips to climb your ladder safely

Do you know where your belt buckle should be when you climb a ladder? Ever heard of the 4:1 rule?No? Neither did this guy. Love a good meme? Us, too, including this Googled gem captioned, "W...

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Are you getting the best deal on your roadside assistance plan?

If a breakdown leaves you stranded miles from home, you'll be glad you have roadside protection for towing or help with emergencies like a flat tire, lockout, dead battery, or running out of gas. Bu...

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Reader suggestion: Driver's ed isn't what many remember

Try this mental rewind. You sit, sweaty palmed, in the driver's seat of a Ford Taurus, your gym teacher beside you, your buddies in the backseat. You stick the car in Drive and warn yourself, "W...

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Have a roommate? What you need to know about renter insurance

Ready to call the Emerald City home? Expect to pay an average of $2,736 to rent a two-bedroom apartment, according to the latest figures from Rent Jungle. That's up from $1,576 just five years ag...

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The older you are, the more dangerous you are when you text and drive

Just before Valentine's Day, the Washington Traffic Safety Commission released some heartbreaking numbers: Distracted-driving fatalities jumped 32% between 2014 and 2015 in Washington. The culprit ...

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