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March 2018

Road Rules 101: Turning right across a bike lane

This month's shift to daylight saving time marks the unofficial start of biking season, and with it, this reminder when making a right turn from a street that has a bike lane...

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Your gutters would like a word with you

Do you notice dirt splashed up on your siding? "Waterfalls" overflowing your gutters during a downpour? Or a stubborn puddle that never used to be there, but now appears with every rain? That could be your gutters calling for help...

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So who's 'blocking the box?'

Arrgh! It's yet another gridlocked commute home and there you sit, a green light beckoning you forward, but you're stuck because a fellow driver is blocking the intersection. Sound familiar?...

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Boomers earn top marks for undistracted driving

Here's a positive twist on "senior moments." A recent study shows that older drivers are actually in the moment behind the wheel. They're the least likely group to be distracted by smartphones...

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What does it mean when a car is 'totaled?'

Most people associate "totaled" with a catastrophic crash. But despite how it sounds, a totaled car doesn't necessarily mean a demolished mess. In insurance lingo, it can mean the car can't be returned to a safe...

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Time for the talk? (The safe-driver talk, that is)

When your teen is ready to transition from passenger to driver, we can help! Check out our Drive the Conversation videos on pemco.com. These aren't the heavy-handed "scared straight" sort of messages...

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