News Releases

NW Insurance Council News Releases


2023 News Releases


January 17, 2023

Floods, mudslides and landslides: if you're at risk you need special coverage
(WA, OR, ID

January 5, 2023
The "once-a-year check-up" and 10 questions to ask your insurance agent or company (WA, OR, ID)

2022 News Releases

December 27, 2022
Severe weather continues in Western Washington and Oregon: What to know about storms and insurance (WA, OR)

December 20, 2022
Planning a holiday party? Before you host, know your (insurance) limits (WA, OR, ID

December 15, 2022
Getting a ticket for DUI is not only dangerous and expensive, it will impact your auto insurance rates (WA)
Getting a ticket for DUI is not only dangerous and expensive, it will impact your auto insurance rates
(OR)
Getting a ticket for DUI is not only dangerous and expensive, it will impact your auto insurance rates
(ID)

November 30, 2022
Shopping online for holiday gifts? Protect yourself from cybercriminals, and consider Cyber Insurance (WA, OR, ID

November 29, 2022
Don't let Porch Pirates loot your packages! Should you file a stolen package claim with your insurance company? (WA, OR, ID)

November 23, 2022
Oh, Canada! Changes to British Columbia's auto liability law could impact U.S. drivers (WA, OR, ID

November 17, 2022
Driving during the Thanksgiving holiday? Check the oil, the tires - and your auto insurance coverage (WA, OR, ID

November 9, 2022
Winterize your home or business now to prevent costly damage and insurance claims (WA, OR, ID

November 4, 2022
Remember to move the clocks back this weekend, and check your smoke detectors (WA)

November 1, 2022
Inflation means higher home & auto repair & replacement costs. Are your insurance policies keeping up? (WA, OR, ID

October 28, 2022
Winter driving safety and insurance: What to do and what to know before you go (WA)
Winter driving safety and insurance: What to do and what to know before you go
(OR)
Winter driving safety and insurance: What to do and what to know before you go (ID)

October 27, 2022
Frightening monsters, ghosts, and vampires? Not covered. But auto theft and property damage are! (WA, OR, ID

October 11, 2022
NFPA celebrates 100-year anniversary of "Fire Prevention Week": "Fire won't wait, plan your escape", and make sure you have enough insurance coverage (WA, OR, ID

October 6, 2022
Act now to stop cybercriminals, and consider cyber insurance coverage (WA, OR, ID

September 28, 2022
Stunning rise in auto theft in WA means precautions - and insurance - are more important than ever 
Stunning rise in auto theft in OR means precautions - and insurance - are more important than ever 


September 12, 2022
Wildfire threatening your home, vehicle or business? What to know (WA)
Wildfire threatening your home, vehicle or business? What to know
(OR)
Wildfire threatening your home, vehicle or business? What to know
(ID)

September 9, 2022
National Preparedness Month: Insurance and preparation are keys to disaster survival and recovery (WA)
National Preparedness Month: Insurance and preparation are keys to disaster survival and recovery
(OR)
National Preparedness Month: Insurance and preparation are keys to disaster survival and recovery (ID)

September 1, 2022
Kids are headed back to school - on foot, on bikes, on buses and with parents... here's what drivers should know (WA, OR, ID

August 16, 2022
Motorcycle thefts are on the rise, NICB reports. Is your policy protecting your ride? Washington makes top 5 list for most motorcycles stolen 
Motorcycle thefts are on the rise, NICB reports. Is your policy protecting your ride?
 (OR, ID

August 4, 2022
Wildfire threatening your home, vehicle or business? What to know (WA)
Wildfire threatening your home, vehicle or business? What to know (OR)

Wildfire threating your home, vehicle or business? What to know (ID)

July 27, 2022
Swimming pool safety & insurance can help keep your summer afloat (WA, OR, ID

July 21, 2022
Ford Pick-Up, Honda Civic top the "10 most-stolen vehicles" list in WA; are you protected from auto theft? 
Ford Pick-Up, Honda Civic top the "10 most-stolen vehicles" list in OR; are you protected from auto theft? 

Ford and Chevrolet Pick-Ups top the "10 most-stolen vehicles" list in ID; are you protected from auto theft? 

July 13, 2022
I
t's motorcycle season-More focus needed on safety and insurance from all drivers: Extra patrols deployed in WA to encourage motorcycle safety (WA) 

July 7, 2022
New report shows impact of tsunami triggered by major earthquake greater than previously thought: are you prepared? (WA

July 5, 2022
Own or plan to buy an RV? Make sure you have the right insurance (WA, OR, ID

June 30, 2022
Fourth of July: fireworks spark concerns about safety and insurance (WA, OR, ID

June 21, 2022
Many homes may be underinsured. Is your policy keeping up with your property? (WA, OR, ID

June 14, 2022
Parents: keep your teenage driver safe - and your auto insurance affordable: Teen-driver involved accidents highest during '100 Deadliest Days' (WA)
Parents: keep your teenage driver safe - and your auto insurance affordable: Teen-driver involved accidents highest during '100 Deadliest Days'
(OR)
Parents: keep your teenage driver safe - and your auto insurance affordable: Teen-driver involved accidents highest during '100 Deadliest Days'
(ID)

June 7, 2022
Parents: Graduation might bring insurance changes (WA, OR, ID

May 26, 2022
Grilling this Memorial Day weekend? A dash of common sense could prevent a fire emergency (WA, OR, ID

May 23, 2022
NW Insurance Council partners with National Insurance Crime Bureau to combat post-disaster fraud (WA, OR, ID

May 16, 2022
It's motorcycle season: More focus needed on safety and insurance from all drivers (WA, OR, ID

May 11, 2022
Coast Guard reports significant increase in boating accidents, deaths, injuries during pandemic: Watercraft safety and insurance will keep you cruising this summer (WA)
Coast Guard reports significant increase in boating accidents, deaths, injuries during pandemic: Watercraft safety and insurance will keep you cruising this summer (OR)
Coast Guard reports significant increase in boating accidents, deaths, injuries during pandemic: Watercraft safety and insurance will keep you cruising this summer
(ID)

May 4, 2022
Now is the time to prepare, reduce wildfire risk for your home & family: Join Wildfire Community Preparedness Day on Saturday, May 7 (WA, OR, ID

April 28, 2022
Considering Pet Health Insurance for your furry, feathered or scaled family member? Here's what to know (WA, OR, ID

April 22, 2022
Do you know what's covered/not covered in your auto policy? Most people don't, survey shows (WA, OR, ID

April 12, 2022
Dog Bite Prevention Week: Dog bite related claims in U.S. rise again in 2021 (WA, OR, ID

April 6, 2022
Distracted Driving Awareness Month: Washington's drivers are more focused on the road, distracted driving rate drops in 2021 (WA)
Distracted Driving Awareness Month:
 A distracted driving ticket could cost more than just the fine, insurers say (OR) 

Distracted Driving Awareness Month:
A distracted driving ticket could cost more than just the fine, insurers say (ID) 
 

April 4, 2022
Severe Spring storms: Know what your Homeowners, Renters and Auto Insurance policies cover before the next storm hits (WA, OR, ID

March 21, 2022
Oso Landslide's 8th anniversary offers sobering reminders, lessons for slide-prone NW (WA, OR, ID

March 11, 2022
Shopping for a home? Put insurance on your shopping list, too (WA, OR, ID

February 28, 2022
Survey reveals many home-based businesses are underinsured or uninsured (WA, OR, ID

February 24, 2022
Nisqually earthquake 21st anniversary a reminder to consider disaster preparedness and insurance coverage (WAORID

February 9, 2022
Don't get flagged: careless Super Bowl parties pose a risk for severe liability penalties (WA, OR, ID)

February 3, 2022
Is your Valentine's Day Gift insured? (WA, OR, ID

January 27, 2022
Landslides: If your home or business is at risk, you need special coverage
(WA, OR, ID

January 17, 2022
The "once-a-year" checkup and 10 questions to ask your insurance agent or company (WA, OR, ID)

January 5, 2022
Snowstorms and Insurance: What to do and what to know
(WA, OR, ID)