The Dangers of Texting + Driving... Not Worth it!

The Dangers of Texting + Driving... Not Worth it!

The National Highway & Transportation Administration (NHTSA) reported that texting and driving slows a driver’s judgement and reaction time in the same way that drinking two beers impairs a driver. 

In both cases, drivers tend to follow too closely behind other vehicles, are not able to brake on time or have difficulty weaving or merging into traffic.

6 Pet-Friendly Vehicles for Your Furry Friends

6 Pet-Friendly Vehicles for Your Furry Friends

What are the best cars for hauling for your best friend around? We’ve looked and come up with six winners that we think are simply the six most incredibly dog-friendly vehicles around. Do you drive one of these?

Top 5 Key Terms to Know in Your Homeowner's Policy

Top 5 Key Terms to Know in Your Homeowner's Policy

While there are a lot of things you need to be aware of when reading and understanding your home insurance policy, there are 5 key terms you need to know in order to make sure that your personal assets are protected and any potential liability is covered.

Why We Love Being Insurance Agents!

Why We Love Being Insurance Agents!

Read what we love about being your local Farmers Insurance agents. #1 Our clients!  We would not have a business without you.  I love getting to know you, your families, your businesses.  I’m always glad when you share a story about your life with me. Read more...

 

♥ Wishing You a Happy Valentine's Day! 😍

♥ Wishing You a Happy Valentine's Day! 😍

In these modern days with all of our technology support, Love can still be confusing and complex, even messy.  Our relationships with the people we love evoke a wide range of other emotions, not to mention the fact that our feelings and needs change over time.

Book Drive for Rise Elementary in Oakland

Book Drive for Rise Elementary in Oakland

In February, we are volunteering with the Oakland Education Fund’s African American Literature Read In.  Agency staff will read at Rise Elementary on February 8th.  Knowing that reading requires books, I asked the Principal, Abraham Abullarade, if there were any books on they we could bring. 

The Safest Cars for 2017 Autos by Category

The Safest Cars for 2017 Autos by Category

Every year the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) releases its Top Safety Picks. The IIHS conducts vehicle tests to determine crashworthiness — how well a vehicle protects its occupants in a crash. It also rates vehicles for front crash prevention, systems that warn the driver or brake automatically to avoid or mitigate a frontal collision.

How Good is My Life Insurance from Work?

How Good is My Life Insurance from Work?

Do you know if you have a life insurance policy from your work? If so, will it really be enough to protect you and your family? Watch our new video to learn more about life policies at work. Contact us for questions. ~ Ruth Stroup, The Insurance Lady of Oakland.