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DUII spells "TROUBLE" regarding car insurance!

The price of car insurance varies with every customer. To determine insurance rates, underwriters evaluate a number of factors. The age, make, model, features, and price of the car, how far it is driven daily and...

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Protecting Yourself Against Uninsured Motorists

Across the country, it is estimated that over ten percent of drivers are on the road without auto insurance. This is the case even in states where car insurance is required by law. Although reasons are varied, often...

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How to Deal With Car Insurance After a Divorce

Not all divorces are the same, but the way you can deal with your car insurance policies can be with these simple guidelines. - Often times, life will throw us curve balls in areas we wish it wouldn’t; marriage doesn’t...

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5 Things You Need to Know About Purchasing Auto Insurance

How to succeed at buying auto insurance! - 1. Know your minimums. Buying the minimum amount of coverage may sound like something you may want, but it may come back to bite you in the future when you file a claim. Lower...

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What is Auto Gap Insurance & Do You need it?

You may not know about auto insurance, but do you know about auto gap insurance? - As soon as the wheels of your car drive off the lot and touch street pavement, the value of your car is dwarfed by the loan you took...

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3 Easy Ways to Reduce the Risk of a Car Crash in Portland Oregon

Spring has arrived, and the warmer weather often prompts people in Portland and Beaverton Oregon to hop in their cars for weekend (or longer) road trips. Unfortunately, too many of those trips will end up being...

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Know and Avoid the Most Common Causes of Car Accidents

Taking a road trip is a grand American tradition, particularly once we escape the winter doldrums here in Oregon and the days start getting a little sunnier. Too many drivers, however, also take part in some other "...

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Storing A Classic Car In Portland Oregon Through The Winter

- If you're a classic car owner, surely you are committed to ensuring it stays in tip-top shape throughout all the seasons, especially the winter when it most likely will be unused for a while. Any period of...

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Buying a new car? Things to keep in mind...

Buying a new car in Portland, Beaverton, or elsewhere is an exciting time - but it can also be stressful. After all, you're trying to get the best deal on price, while also deciding on the make, model and features you...

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Winter Safety Items To Keep In Your Car - Portland & Beaverton Oregon

You keep your home stocked with emergency supplies. (Right?) What about your car? During winter in Portland, Beaverton and beyond, extreme weather and road conditions can lead to all kinds of trouble when you're...

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Choosing The Right Fire Extinguisher

Portable fire extinguishers can save lives and property when a small, contained fire breaks out in your home or business. But different types of fire extinguishers fight different types of fire - and using the wrong one...

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Proper Fire Extinguisher Use

You should know exactly how to use a fire extinguisher in the event a fire develops and you feel you are safely able to fight it. It is recommended that only those trained in the proper use of fire extinguishers...

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Will my insurance cover renting a car after an accident?

Many drivers in Portland, Beaverton, Oregon and elsewhere don't think about their insurance coverage until after they have an accident and call their insurance company to file a claim to help pay for car repairs, a...

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It's important to know... What Is Gap Insurance?

When you buy or lease a new car or truck in Portland, Beaverton, or elsewhere in Oregon and beyond, the vehicle starts to depreciate in value the moment it leaves the car lot. In fact, most cars lose 20 percent of...

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Insuring a Leased Car in Portland or Beaverton, Oregon

If you lease a car in Portland, Beaverton, or elsewhere in Oregon or other areas, you still need to buy your own auto insurance policy. The auto dealer or bank that is financing the car will require you to buy collision...

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Air Bag Safety Tips

Air bags save thousands of lives each year, according to The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). In frontal crashes, air bags reduce deaths among drivers by about 30 percent and among passengers by...

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Steps parents can take to help their teens be safe!

The first years teenagers spend as drivers are very risky. In fact, teen drivers have the highest death rates of any age group, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. While getting a drivers license is an...

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Five Sure-Fire Ways to Get Your Car Stolen in Portland, OR

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 Fox...

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Driving Safely with Winter Weather in Beaverton, Oregon

Falling snow can be picturesque, but it can also wreak havoc on the roads in Portland, Beaverton, and throughout Oregon and Washington. While no one enjoys driving in snowy or slippery conditions, there are steps you...

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Getting Ready for Winter Weather in Portland, Oregon

Winter has arrived, but there's still time to get ready for winter weather, including storms. Extreme cold is always a possibility here in Portland, Beaverton, Gresham, and throughout Oregon and Washington, so we at Fox...

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

While fall and winter in Portland, Oregon, Beaverton, Tigard and beyond 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:...

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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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How To Protect Your Belongings This Holiday Season

The holidays have officially arrived! And for many of us in Portland, Beaverton, and throughout Oregon and Washington that means shopping, gifting, decorating, partying, and traveling. And a whole lot of it! Fox...

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Be Prepared with a Car Emergency Kit

Having a car emergency kit in your car is sort of like having good insurance. You hope you'll never need it-but boy are you glad it's there on road trips if you have an accident or need to help others. If you become...

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Do you Know How to Drive in the Snow?

Do you Know How to Drive in the Snow? Driving in the snow for the first time can be intimidating. You've probably seen pictures of cars sliding out of control or plummeting into snow banks that they can't get out of....

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How to Spot a Bad Mechanic

How to Spot a Bad Mechanic Credit for picture: http://www.edupics.com/coloring-page-auto-mechanic-i8158.html Not all mechanics are bad. In fact, many of them are good, honest, and trustworthy workers. They would rather...

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Maintain Your Car to Save Money

Maintain Your Car to Save Money Car expenses can be costly even before the trouble starts. General maintenance, fluid replacements and periodic tune ups can run up a tap on the individuals who own vehicles. To not...

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Teach teens to drive safely in Oregon, Washington and elsewhere - and help save their lives!

In 2009, 3,466 teenagers died in the United States from automobile crash injuries, according to Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Such injuries are by far the leading public health problem among youths 13...

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Things to keep in mind when buying a car in Oregon

Buying a new car in Portland or Beaverton is an exciting time - but it can also be stressful. After all, you're trying to get the best deal on price, while also deciding on the make, model and features you need. Here at...

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Staying For the Snow in Oregon and Washington This Winter? Protect Your Motorhome and RV From the Cold

First things first: If you're a snowbird, and headed away from Portland and Beaverton this winter to a sunnier and warmer spot, you can move on to the next article. Just know that we here at Fox Insurance Agency wish...

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Figure Out Your Auto Insurance Needs

When choosing auto insurance, you want complete coverage for the best price. There's a lot to think about when choosing auto insurance. In some states, to license your car you must carry liability coverage for damages...

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Winter Driving Tips for the Pacific Northwest

In many cities and towns throughout Oregon and Washington it's difficult (if not downright impossible) to remain house bound during the winter season. Therefore, the following tips should help drivers deal with the...

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Money Saving Tips for New Car Buyers

Getting a deal on a new car takes a little patience, a bit of research and some luck. If you're in the market for a new car, check out the following tips: Finding the right car Visit some dealerships and search for the...

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Easy tips to help keep your car from early retirement!

There are many ways to help increase your vehicle's longevity while at the same time keeping your peace of mind intact. Here are a few tips to help you get the most out of one of your largest investments. Make it your...

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How to Avoid Buying a Flooded Car in Portland, Oregon and elsewhere. You Tube Video.

Before you buy a used car, be sure you know the vehicle's history. In the video below, you receive tips on how to identify a flooded car so you can protect yourself from purchasing a lemon. For information on ...

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Uninsured Motorists in Portland, Oregon and beyond! You Tube Video.

Drivers with no auto insurance coverage are more common than you think. And unless your own policy protects you, getting involved in an accident with an uninsured motorist will cost you. Contact us today at Fox...

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Road Rage in Portland Oregon and beyond! You Tube Video.

Studies show that perceptions of "aggressive driving" vary across the country and your actions behind the wheel may mean very different things to different drivers. Learn some safety tips courtesy of Fox Insurance...

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Who to Contact in an Emergency Situation in Portland, Oregon and elsewhere!

If the unthinkable happens, we here at Fox Insurance Agency understand that your most valuable assets are more than just items on a balance sheet. We know that information is critical during a time of catastrophe. Sites...

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Common Misunderstandings About Portland Car Insurance

When purchasing Portland Car Insurance, or auto insurance in Beaverton, Vancouver, Oregon, Washington, or anywhere else, it's important to understand the factors that affect your car insurance premium rates and...

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Lowering the Cost of Classic Car Insurance in Portland, Oregon

How much you pay for classic car insurance depends on many factors. Following the suggestions below may help you lower the cost of your classic car or collector vehicle insurance with Fox Insurance brokers in Oregon and...

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Lower the Cost of Your Auto Insurance in Oregon

Drivers ask the team at Fox Insurance Agency this more than just about anything else - how do you save money on auto insurance policies? There are a number of factors that go into determining the cost of your car...

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Winter Driving Tips - Portland, Beaverton and Beyond

Snow and high winds pose threats to Oregon motorists throughout the winter, making safe driving and well-maintained vehicles of greater importance than ever, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.)....

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Saving Money On Oregon Auto Insurance

If you knew a gas station across town was selling gas for 20 cents less than the station a half mile from your house, odds are you'd drive over there to save money filling up your tank. Did you know that spending a few...

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Figure Out Your Car Insurance Needs

When choosing car insurance, you want complete coverage for the best price. There's a lot to think about when choosing your car insurance. In some states, to license your car you must: Carry liability coverage for...

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You Could Be Liable if Guests Drink Too Much At Your Party

The holidays can be a fun time for parties, but it can also be a deadly time of increased drunk driving. Anyone hosting a party for the holidays or otherwise in Portland, Beaverton, Lake Oswego or anywhere else should...

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