Seven Tips For Driving Safely in Wet Weather

Driving in fall weather in Oregon can be a beautiful experience with the colorful foliage and crisp air, but it also comes with its own set of challenges. The combination of rain, fog, fallen leaves, and shorter daylight hours can make the roads more hazardous. Seven Tips For Driving Safely in Wet Weather It’s The […]


Distracted Driving Facts And Prevention Tips

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration defines distracted driving as any activity that could divert attention from the primary task of driving. Besides using electronic gadgets, distractions can also include adjusting a radio, eating and drinking, reading, grooming, and interacting with passengers. Even the best drivers take a […]


The EPB&B Team Answers Five Commonly Asked Questions Regarding Car Insurance.

Shopping for auto insurance can be tricky, and despite what you may see on TV and social media, there is no one size fits all plan.  The key to finding the right auto insurance for a reasonable price is to ask MANY questions.  That is why it is wise to use an independent agent.  With […]


Five Reasons To Use An Independent Insurance Agent 

With promises of cheap rates and one-click buying options, shopping for insurance online can seem too good to be true. But buyer beware, sometimes it is. When shopping for insurance, you often do so to protect some of the most significant assets you have; your car, home, business, and, most importantly, your family. As you […]


Our Lucky Referral Winner; We Appreciate Your Vote Of Confidence

Elliott, Powell, Baden, and Baker would like to thank everyone who takes the time and effort to refer business to us. When you refer your friends, and colleagues to EPB&B, it speaks volumes about the trust you have in our services, and we truly appreciate the vote of confidence. As you may be aware, whenever […]


Resolve To Review Your Personal Insurance In 2023. Here Is Why.

Like many Americans, cleaning up your diet or finding your dream job might be at the top of your resolutions list in 2023, but when setting goals, don’t forget about your insurance. Many life events can change in a year and it is easy to go on autopilot when it comes to renewal time. But […]


Four Autumn Driving Safety Hazards

You can feel it coming; summer’s long warm days slowly fade into cooler mornings and darker nights.   Autumn is here, and with it comes some additional hazards that make driving tricky requiring some extra attention .  Children.  With school back in session, be extra mindful of school zones where kids may be walking to […]


Auto Insurance: April Is Distracted Driving Awareness Month 

Personal auto insurance is an important safety net because accidents happen. A  bite of a burger, checking navigation, and flipping through music can be an accident waiting to happen, and that is why April of every year attention is brought to the seriousness of driving while distracted.    Even the best drivers are taking a risk […]


Caution: Catalytic Converter Theft Remains High

Last Spring Elliott, Powell Baden, and Baker reported that with the uncertainty and unrest in the Portland Metro area, we identified a steep rise in catalytic converter thefts. Although things are slowly re-opening and stabilizing in Portland, the team at EPB&B cautions that there remains an extremely high incident of catalytic converter theft.  Catalytic converters […]


What To Do If You Are In A Car Accident

 Being involved in a car accident can leave the most experienced driver feeling scattered and overwhelmed.  Knowing these four basic steps in advance of a potential car accident can help you stay calm and take the steps necessary to protect yourself in the post-collision process.  Safety First:  Above all else, check yourself and your passengers […]