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PEMCO Insurance
October 2018

Road Rules 101: Can you legally wear headphones while driving?

The short answer: Mostly no in Washington (unless it's Bluetooth for your hands-free phone or a motorcycle helmet audio system), mostly yes in Oregon (except in certain cities, including Beaverton), and yes in many states...

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It's deer-collision season in the Northwest

​​October marks the beginning of deer mating season and, as those antlered Romeos bound across the highway in pursuit of love, the last thing they're looking for is your car. Half to two-thirds of deer collisions occur...

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What to know know before hiring a day laborer

​​See if this sounds familiar: Your home fix-up To-Do list keeps growing, but your Done list hasn't budged. You're driving past the local home improvement store and, like 100 times before, you notice day-labor workers standing outside...

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Make a family fire-escape plan

​​​If your home caught fire tonight, would your family know how to get out safely? They would if you had (and practiced) a fire-escape plan. PEMCO's Derek Wing talked with Q13 News to share the "Big 2" when it comes to escaping from a fire...

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Does your insurance cover your home-based business?

For many of us, "retirement" begins with downshifting to a home-based business (like tutor, consultant, photographer, or real estate agent). But did you know your PEMCO insurance offers only limited protection for equipment used in business?...

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