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Auto Insurance Basics: Buy the Most Un- and Underinsured Coverage You Can Reasonably Afford

Uninsured (UM) and underinsured motorist coverage (UIM) are types of automobile insurance coverage you can buy to protect yourself and your loved ones. This insurance coverage is provided by your insurance company as one part of your own auto policy. UM pays the compensation a negligent driver owes for your injuries if the driver does …

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Stay Safe on Those Winter Roads

Icy road conditions make winter driving extra dangerous.  Statistically, accidents on icy roads claim the lives of twice as many people as all other severe weather hazards combined. Icy roads also contribute to millions in property damage each year. People know to be cautious when driving during the big winter storms. The statistics show it’s …

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Cyclists’ Special Risks From Downtown Boise Construction Boom

A word to the wise from concerned roadway users in about downtown Boise, In this era of construction cyclists need to up their vigilance and be extra careful while they navigate through the many active construction areas. As KBOI News Channel Two reported cyclists riding across downtown Boise are being forced to change their usual …

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Deadly Crash Near Jerome Puts Spotlight on Idaho Teen Driving Safety

This past Monday evening, two teens were killed and another three teens were injured in a Jerome County crash. According to local news sources, the incident happened at the intersection of 200 North and 300 West at about 8:00 p.m. A vehicle being driven by 16-year-old Baily Helsley of Nampa was headed south on 300 …

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Safe Riding: May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

In addition to being Bicycle Safety Month in Idaho, May is also National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is again engaged in their annual safety campaign aimed at improving safety for motorcycle riders across the nation. This month, the NHTSA is reminding motorists to Share the Road with motorcycles. …

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Bike Safety Month and Idaho Road Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is currently publicizing their annual bicycle safety campaign. May is Bicycle Safety Month, and officials with the NHTSA are calling on motorists and bicycle riders to be “Roll Models” for cyclists, drivers and other roadway users. They’re reminding drivers and riders to always remain focused on the road. …

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Bike Safety Rules Become Part of Idaho Driver’s Test

The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) is getting ready to add new questions to the state driver’s test. In efforts to promote safety and awareness about cyclists and pedestrians, the new questions will be focused on the rules of the road and sidewalks for bicycle riders and pedestrians. Cyclists and pedestrians are two of the more …

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Pedestrian Versus Car Incidents Ramp Up in Warm Weather

Earlier this week, a pedestrian was struck and injured in an overnight crash in Boise. As reported by KBOI News Channel Two, the incident happened near the intersection of Ustick Road and 43rd Street. Although very few details about the collision have been released, we do know that one person was taken to the hospital …

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