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Aug 03, 2016, 12:11 ET Most Northwest residents say they're decent swimmers, but many don't take enough steps to be safe around water

 Summertime in the Northwest offers many opportunities to relax on the water, and while the vast majority of Washington and Oregon residents...


Jul 13, 2016, 12:53 ET Hot dog! Northwest residents more likely to help canines in distress than fellow drivers

 During these dog days of summer, a new poll from PEMCO Insurance reveals that Northwest residents are more likely to help a canine cooped up...


Jun 21, 2016, 15:16 ET Four-peat! PEMCO Insurance ranks "Highest in Customer Satisfaction among Auto Insurers in the Northwest Region," by J.D. Power for the fourth straight year

 PEMCO Insurance is proud to announce it has once again earned the highest ranking for customer satisfaction in the Northwest Region from J.D....


Jun 15, 2016, 13:16 ET Northwest Drivers: Illegal talking and texting isn't "too dangerous"

 Despite overwhelming evidence proving the perils of distracted driving, the latest poll from PEMCO Insurance reveals that nearly half of...


May 18, 2016, 14:24 ET Residents in Oregon admit they're not ready for wildfire season

 While spring is in full swing, the Northwest is already preparing for summer wildfire season – particularly following the unprecedented...


Apr 27, 2016, 12:54 ET As traffic heats up, are Northwest drivers cooling down?

 Even as traffic in the Northwest heats up, drivers may be cooling down. That's the upshot of the latest poll from PEMCO Insurance, which...


Jan 27, 2016, 12:29 ET Full-service gas laws fuel debate among Oregon drivers

 Oregon's decades-long tradition of mandating full service at gas stations across the state may be facing increasing opposition, according to...


Dec 09, 2015, 12:21 ET In snow and ice, Northwest drivers feel pressured to commute to work

As winter approaches, bringing the possibility of snow for cities across the Northwest, a new poll from PEMCO Insurance reveals that Washington and...


Dec 09, 2015, 12:21 ET In snow and ice, Northwest drivers feel pressured to commute to work

As winter approaches, bringing the possibility of snow for cities across the Northwest, a new poll from PEMCO Insurance reveals that Washington and...


Nov 10, 2015, 13:02 ET PEMCO Poll: Northwesterners fly the flag, but only sometimes

 With Veteran's Day here, the latest poll from PEMCO Insurance suggests that Northwesterners aren't likely to show their patriotic pride by...


Sep 16, 2015, 13:16 ET Are we coffee snobs?

With pumpkin spice latte season already upon us, a PEMCO Insurance poll reveals that half of Northwest residents who buy brewed coffee from coffee...


Aug 19, 2015, 13:05 ET PEMCO Poll: Drivers in the Northwest can't envision life without wheels

 As traffic woes ensnarl life in the Northwest, the latest poll from PEMCO Insurance suggests that residents here would rather suffer from...


Jun 22, 2015, 18:26 ET Thrice is nice! PEMCO Insurance ranks highest in customer satisfaction by J.D. Power for the third straight year

 PEMCO Insurance is proud to announce it has earned the highest ranking for customer satisfaction in the Northwest Region from J.D. Power for...


Jun 17, 2015, 12:33 ET Are Northwesterners spending their vacation days at work?

As summer beckons, the latest poll from PEMCO Insurance suggests that Northwest workers may be more focused on their jobs than enjoying leisurely...


May 06, 2015, 12:41 ET Residents in at-risk regions admit they're not ready for wildfire

 As the Northwest braces for what's expected to be one of the driest summers on record, the latest poll from PEMCO Insurance warns that at...


Apr 22, 2015, 11:59 ET PEMCO Poll: Distracted drivers and unpredictable cyclists cause tension on the road

A new poll from PEMCO Insurance confirms the source of tensions that many commuters witness between drivers and cyclists on Northwest roads:...


Mar 25, 2015, 12:46 ET Renters share concern for safety but don't reach out to neighbors

The latest poll from PEMCO Insurance suggests that renting may come with more woes than leases and landlords. A recent survey of Washington and...


Feb 25, 2015, 13:07 ET Northwest drivers hesitate to flaunt bumper stickers, personalized vanity plates

 If dog is your co-pilot, you have a "baby on board," or you're proud of your alma mater, chances are you're among the one in four Northwest...


Aug 20, 2014, 13:00 ET Re-routing: Northwest drivers think navigating is less distracting than talking, texting

Whether you're directionally challenged or a navigational pro, the latest poll from PEMCO Insurance reveals that most Northwest drivers find a GPS...


Apr 16, 2014, 12:18 ET PEMCO poll reveals many teens drove, and drank, on prom night

For many teens past and present, a high-school prom is a significant milestone celebrated with dinner, dancing and, according to the latest poll...


Mar 20, 2014, 12:49 ET Will I-90 tolls shuffle the region's commute - or are we just bluffing?

If Interstate 90 tolls over Lake Washington become a reality, the latest results from the PEMCO Insurance Northwest Poll suggest that about two out...


Feb 19, 2014, 13:14 ET Northwest drivers admit to cheating state texting laws

It's both dangerous and illegal, but drivers still knowingly do it when they're behind the wheel: texting and phoning while driving. And the latest...


Jan 24, 2014, 13:13 ET Sign PEMCO's 100-foot "12th Fan" banner that will fly above the Championship Game in New Jersey

PEMCO Insurance is celebrating the Seahawks' incredible journey to the NFL Championship Game by commissioning a massive 100-foot by 40-foot banner...


Jan 23, 2014, 12:38 ET Are Northwest drivers as courteous as they think they are?

Around here, the notion of "Northwest Nice" – our region's shared practice of being polite, if not a tad passive – encompasses an...


Dec 11, 2013, 12:36 ET Northwest drivers still claim to drive safely, comfortably in snow

 Are you better at navigating slick, snowy roads than your fellow drivers? The latest poll from PEMCO Insurance affirms an emerging trend:...