California Insurance

Bill Introduced to Extend Bar Hours in Some California Cities

In January, California state Senator Scott Wiener, introduced a bill titled LOCAL (Let Our Communities Adjust Late-Night) in Sacramento. This bill (SB 905) is proposed as a five-year pilot program which would allow the cities of Long Beach, Los Angeles, Oakland, Sacramento, San Francisco, and West Hollywood to choose to extend their bar hours until…

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Getting Insured Through State Programs

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For those who are having difficulty getting insured because of financial hardship or a less-than-perfect driving record, Breathe Easy Insurance is taking part in two California programs that may be just the right fit. California Automobile Assigned Risk Plan: Coverage for Any Driving Record The California Automobile Assigned Risk Plan (CAARP), which was created in…

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Michigan Launches Pilot Roadside Drug Testing, Is California Next?

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In early November, five Michigan counties are launching a new pilot that allows law enforcement the ability to obtain saliva samples from drivers under suspicion they could be impaired by drugs. This roadside drug testing program uses an oral fluid test instrument known as The Alere DDS2 to detect marijuana, opioids, methamphetamines, and other drugs…

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4 Quick Tips: How to Avoid Insurance Claims During the Holidays

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The holidays are one of the busiest times of the year for many people, and a time of celebration as we gather with friends and family. The increase in holiday parties and festivities, colder weather, and traffic conditions can also lead to an increase in insurance claims. In order to keep this holiday season claim-free,…

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Troubling Trends: Women and Drunk Driving

Most of us were cautioned about the dangers of driving while intoxicated from an early age. Public service announcements on TV and the radio, as well as educational programs aimed at school kids and at-risk youth demographics, have attempted for decades to help curb our nation’s problem with drunk driving. On the whole, it’s working;…

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Driving & Exhaustion: Give It a Rest

Perhaps you are on a road trip and you didn’t catch as many Z’s as you should have the night before. You feel drowsiness setting in as you are reaching the last couple of hours of driving. You ask yourself if you should just power on or pull over and get some rest. The safest…

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Electric Cars: A Historic Overview

The idea of electric cars has taken the world by storm. Whether focused on saving money on fuel costs or conserving the environment, car drivers have taken notice of the many options of electric vehicles that are hitting the market. However, electric automobiles are anything but new. The concept of electric vehicles can be traced…

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Road Trip: San Francisco

You have probably seen plenty of pictures of San Francisco online and on television, but nothing compares to visiting this fabulous city for yourself. This is why it has become one of the top travel destinations in the country for people of all ages. It has so much to offer in terms of food, scenic…

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Reducing Your Risk of Car Theft

Reducing Your Risk of Car Theft Even though car thefts are a less frequent occurrence today than a few years ago, they are still a major problem across the country. Thanks to advances in technology and auto manufacturing, it is more difficult for a car thief to succeed in boosting a car. However, car thieves…

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Driving Safe in the Rain

Driving Safe in the Rain Happy Spring! This season brings new flowers, lush green lawns, and also increased rainfall. While we welcome the rain to supply water to areas that are in a drought, and feed our lawns and flowers, it can at times decrease visibility and traction when driving. When roads are wet but still driveable, following…

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