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A Little Extra Caution Can Go a Long Way While Driving at Night

While fall and winter have their own pleasures, longer nights mean increased danger on the roads. You might think you drive just as well at night, but consider this: Even though nighttime driving accounts for just 23%...

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Five Sure-Fire Ways to Get Your Car Stolen

Most people would say their car is one of the most valuable assets they own – if not the most valuable. Despite that, however, some people make it downright easy for thieves to drive off in their pride and joy. At First...

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Make Football Season Fun and Safe

Finally, we're welcoming fall, that eagerly anticipated season when we get to enjoy cooler temps, colorful leaves and, of course, football season in California. Football brings with it a whole host of seasonal...

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Do You Own a Classic Car of the Future?

There's nothing quite like driving a speedy, shiny classic car that turns heads and starts conversations. In fact, the beauty and elegance of old collectibles - like the 1964 Aston Martin DB5, the 1963 Corvette Sting...

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Tips for Preparing for Your Holiday Driving Trip

Millions of Americans will do some traveling this holiday season - the majority of it by car. Of course, winter weather creates a unique set of challenges on the roadways, whether you're simply driving around in...

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Disaster Preparedness, FEMA and More

If the unthinkable happens, First West understands that your most valuable assets are more than just items on a balance sheet. That information is critical during a time of catastrophe. Sites to Check Out The following...

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Car Insurance Myths Debunked

Do red cars really cost more to insure? Is Comprehensive coverage really comprehensive? Should you and your neighbor be paying the same amount for car insurance? Leading car insurer Progressive debunks a few of the more...

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Used Car Buying Tips

In today's unstable economy, you might be in the market for a used car instead of a new one. But used car shopping isn't easy - it requires a keen eye and an inquisitive nature. Before you buy a used vehicle, here are a...

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Take Action To Avoid Driving Distractions

It may seem harmless to answer a quick call, grab a bite to eat or let your dog ride in your lap when you're behind the wheel. But in 2008, accidents caused by distracted drivers injured about 515,000 people. It takes...

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Six Steps To Take If You’re In An Accident

Car accidents can wreak havoc on an otherwise peaceful day. Even if they're minor, they can often create confusion. You might ask yourself, how should I react? What should I do? Leading car insurer Progressive offers...

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