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November 2018

Road Rules 101: Test your rain-driving smarts

Snow grabs the headlines, but when it comes to driving dangers, rain-slick roads and poor visibility are a more common challenge in much of the Northwest. Think you're a rain-safe driver? Here are some questions to test your knowledge.

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Are you windstorm-ready?

​​Here's a Northwest weather trivia question for you: Has our region ever experienced a cyclone? Give yourself a gold star if you answered "Yes." While we tend to hear more about tropical cyclones, this Saturday (Nov. 3) is the 60th anniversary of one of the most...

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Studded tires become legal today (Nov. 1)

​But just because you can put them on, does it mean you should? The only thing that matches studded snow tires' ice-gripping prowess is their taste for asphalt – as in, chewing it up and spitting back potholes...

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Should you buy a dash cam to monitor your teen's driving?

​​​​If you have a new driver in your house, you know that stomach-in-your-throat moment when they drive away and you think to yourself, "Should I jump in my car and follow?" Before you turn from Soccer Mom to Stalker Mom (or Dad)...

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What snowbirds need to know about car insurance

​Hopping on a plane to escape our Northwest winter? Think twice before reducing insurance coverage on the car you leave back home...

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What happens if I cause an accident while driving my friend's car?

​You know that ambiguous relationship status, "It's Complicated," on Facebook? That's the one we'd need to select if we wanted to explain in two words whose insurance coverage would apply if you borrow a friend's car and get into an accident...

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