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What to Look for in a New Auto Insurance Provider

If you have just purchased a brand-new car, or you are interested in switching your current auto insurance provider, you’re probably unsure where to start. There are so many different insurance companies to choose from, and each company will have a specific policy that may or may not work for your circumstances. It’s important to

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How to Avoid an Auto Accident in Dangerous Weather

If you’re a California resident, you know that you’re lucky to live in such a beautiful state. We are known for our sunny skies and pretty sights, but just like any other beautiful destination, we also experience inclement weather conditions. With bad weather comes an increase in vehicle accidents. Our San Luis Obispo auto accident

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Planning for a Safe New Year’s 2018

  What is your New Year’s Resolution? You still have plenty of time to think about it, as well as what your plans are for ringing in the New Year. But as you consider these things, you should also be aware – New Year’s is one of the most dangerous days of the year. During

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What You Need to Know about the Ford Truck Recall

Ford Motor recently announced a recall of roughly 1.3 million 2015-17 Ford F-150 and 2017 Ford Super Duty trucks in North America. The recall is due to frozen door latches and bent or kinked actuation cables. The problem can result in doors not opening or closing. Affected customers should be notified next month. The company

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Are Pedestrian and Bicycle Accidents on the Rise in SLO?

Due to an increase in pedestrian and bicycle accidents, San Luis Obispo police have stepped up patrols. As more people use non-motorized transportation, the risk of being injured or killed by cars has increased. In the last three years, SLO police have investigated more than 235 cases of vehicle versus pedestrian or bicyclist accidents. This

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California Police Conduct Sting Operations to Prevent Underage Drinking

Santa Maria police have recently begun using minors in sting operations to prevent underage drinking. The operations work as follows: a plainclothes officer would enter a liquor store, followed shortly by a teenager. The teenager would walk up to the counter and attempt to purchase alcohol with cash. If the sale went through, the police

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Did You Know Thanksgiving is One of the Most Dangerous Holidays?

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and you probably already have plans to meet up with family and friends for food, football and fun. Thanksgiving is one of the most traveled holidays of the year. And for an overwhelming majority of people, travel by car will be the transportation method of choice. This holiday has

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DON’T FALL FOR THIS COMMON SCAM

What is the SWOOP and SQUAT? You won’t see swoop and squat on “Dancing with the Stars” or “America’s Got Talent!” It is a form of automotive fraud. A swoop and squat happens when two cars block you in on your sides, then a third car swerves in front of you and brakes, causing you

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What Do I Do If I Am Injured in an Uber or Lyft Ride?

What do you do if you are injured in an Uber or Lyft vehicle? Uber considers its employees independent contractors, a classification the company has used to avoid liability in lawsuits before. You may recall an accident in 2014, where a six-year-old child was hit by and Uber driver and killed in San Francisco. Because

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