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Distracted Driving Habit Is Proving Tough for Americans to Break

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Interesting read from Insurance Journal. about distracted driving — Nearly eight in 10 consumers talk on the phone while driving and more than 30 percent admit to having been in a near-miss crash because they were distracted. Also, although distracted driving poses potential liability risks for companies, many expect employees to remain connected and do … More

Daylight Savings Time is also Daylight Safety Time

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  Sunday, March 10 is Daylight Saving, when clocks are moved forward one hour. We here at Downey Insurance Group want to remind you it’s also a great time to improve your family’s safety. Be safe in your home Health and safety agencies often use the approach of Daylight Saving Time to remind people to … More

Why an Independent Agent?

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Not all insurance agents are the same! Choosing the right one can make a big difference – in price, service, and value. With other agencies, you get one company that sells one brand of insurance. With an independent insurance agency like Downey Insurance Agency you get choices. Why? Because independent insurance agencies, like Downey Insurance Agency represent … More

Prevent Water Damage

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One of the most disheartening experiences is to find flooding or extreme water damage to your treasured home. At Downey Insurance Agency,  we know you want to protect what’s important. That’s why we’re offering these tips to help you prevent many of the most common causes of water damage. Just a little time and some … More

We are glad to represent and announce our partner MAPFRE wins the #1 home and auto insurer in Massachusetts.

  We are proud and glad to represent to and partner with MAPFRE Insurance, the ValChoice® #1 Best Value for Auto Insurance in Massachusetts, with a score of 92 out of 100! The annual award is presented to one company in each state, based on claims handling, customer service and value. Aiming for the most … More

When there is a Multi-Impact Weather event – Turn to your states Emergency Management agency

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MEMA: Multi-Impact Rain/Flooding/Icing Event Friday/Saturday The NWS has forecasted a multi-impact rain event Friday into Saturday. Heavy rain is expected to overspread the region Friday afternoon and evening and continuing into Saturday morning. Storm total rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches, and up to 4” in some areas are forecast over the entire region. … More

Wishing you a SAFE & JOYOUS Holiday Season!

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There’s no better time of year, than the holiday season, to thank you for being part of The Downey Family of Companies! We wish for you not only a joyous holiday season, but a safe one as we enter into 2018! Many people travel during the holidays by car. Be sure that you practice safety and … More

Have a Wicked Safe Halloween!

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Have a Wicked Safe HALLOWEEN! Drivers be CAUTIOUS! Drive Slow! Stay Alert! More kids are injured from crossing streets on Halloween night more than any other night of the year! Be Safe! Be Observant! Be Vigilant! Slow down, and avoid neighborhood shortcuts through residential streets where trick-or-treaters may be.

Autonomous and Instant Everything

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Ours is to help The United States Consumer adopt and adapt to the Huge changes in Insurance Purchasing and consulting with your agent on that Purchase. They are coming our Way…SOON! So Let’s help retool for the future. Consumers will demand some instant Live chat, online Video, and even online purchase and confirmation thereof; all … More

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