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January 2, 2018

Top 10 Winter Driving Tips To Share

Snow is in the forecast across the country, from a chance of snow in Vancouver, to snow on top of more snow in Alberta and the Maritimes. […]
December 18, 2017

Insuring Autonomous Vehicles In The Fabulous New

Bennett Jones LLP In Blade Runner 2049, Nexus-9 replicant Luv asks the LAPD’s Lieutenant Joshi, “In the face of the fabulous new your only thought is to kill […]
December 14, 2017

Progress in curbing drinking and driving but continued vigilance needed: poll

 The Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF) is pleased to announce a new fact sheet that summarizes findings on self-reported drinking and driving in Canada. This fact sheet […]
December 11, 2017

Woman charged after allegedly driving 60 km/h under limit on Highway 401

Police say an Ottawa-area woman is facing charges for allegedly driving 60 km/h under the speed limit on Highway 401 in eastern Ontario. Ontario Provincial Police […]
December 6, 2017

Ontario changing auto insurance system; aiming to tackle fraud, lower rates

The province estimates fraud costs as much as $1.6 billion per year Ontario is making changes to the auto insurance industry in an attempt to combat fraud and […]
December 4, 2017

Headlight Systems can be Complex to Police

In my time as a driver I’ve seen headlight technology progress from tungsten filament glass sealed beams to quartz halogen, high intensity discharge and now LED […]
November 30, 2017

Distracted driving technology pilots for British Columbians

With insurance rates in B.C. under escalating pressure, in part from the rapidly increasing number of crashes occurring on our roads, the provincial government, ICBC and […]
November 28, 2017

Do you really need winter tires? It’s absolutely ‘crucial’, expert says

Elisabetta Bianchini Yahoo Canada News Every year when temperature starts the drop and snow starts to fall, the winter tires debate springs up. From questions about […]
November 24, 2017

Aviva Fraud Report 2017: “Crash, Cash and Backlash”

Canadians from coast to coast are deeply concerned about the amount of money that cheaters are draining out of the auto insurance system. They want to […]
November 22, 2017

Pedestrians vs Drivers

I was a bit taken aback after reading a discussion on Twitter the other day. The conversation was between a driver and a pedestrian who seemed […]
November 16, 2017

How to Prevent and Thaw Frozen Pipes

Excerpted article was written by Karen Benner Frozen pipes are a serious threat that can affect any Canadian home during the winter. Not only can the issue […]
November 12, 2017

“Falling Back” To More Pedestrian And Cyclist Motor Vehicle Accidents

Article by Michael Blinick and Michelle Legault McCague Borlack LLP As Daylight Savings Time ends, so begins a new time for drivers in Ontario. Drivers must take extra care […]
November 10, 2017

Do drivers with dashcams deserve discounts?

SUSAN LAZARUK | Vancouver Sun Alex Jang, owner of BlackboxMyCar in Richmond, said he’s had clients use dashcam footage to help government adjusters sort out who’s responsible, thereby […]
November 6, 2017

B.C. Winter driving spot check on mid-Island nets more than bad tires

Posted By: Dean Stoltz | CHEK News It can be an intimidating moment when you come up to a police roadblock and are waved off the highway for […]
November 2, 2017

When the weather outside is frightful: safe driving tips for winter conditions

SGI: News Release – Nov. 1, 2017 Winter is coming, but winter driving conditions are already here. When roads are icy and swirling snow reduces visibility, […]
October 31, 2017

SGI warns flood damaged vehicles are safety risk and could be uninsurable

Looking at a great deal on a used vehicle from the United States? SGI is warning Saskatchewan residents that flood-damaged vehicles originating from areas affected by […]
October 26, 2017

Exploding sunroofs: Complaints are soaring-here are the car brands and models involved

By Erica Alini | Global News Shayla Lovic and her husband, from Brampton Ont., were driving to a doctor’s appointment for their then three-month-old daughter on a quiet […]
October 23, 2017

New Brunswick to impose new measures for drunk drivers starting November 1

FREDERICTON _ New Brunswick will seize drunk drivers’ cars for up to two months under a law that comes into force Nov. 1 Public Safety Minister […]
October 19, 2017

Here’ how to avoid the top 3 winter driving problems we saw last year

We all know that we don’t usually get a lot of snow—until last winter that is— when many of us were caught off guard with even […]
October 17, 2017

15 Winter Driving Rules Every Car Owner Should Know

NAPA CANADA Winter Driving 101 1. Don’t drive in winter until all snow and ice is cleared off your windows, side mirrors, headlights, taillights and most importantly, license […]
October 13, 2017

What Makes Auto Insurance Expensive?

An insurance agency will rate applicants based on their insurability risk. Every driver will have to pay a premium based on the type of car they […]
October 11, 2017

How to prepare your yard for a safe and spooky Halloween

Excerpted article was Written by Stephanie Fereiro | Economical Halloween is just around the corner. Whether you’re going for a simple setup of cobwebs and cornstalks or […]
October 9, 2017
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The insurance industry is on the brink of great change

Technology is transforming every aspect of the business. Key Findings The 10th edition of the World Insurance Report features interviews with 103 insurance executives and more than […]
October 6, 2017

Why We Celebrate Thanksgiving Day In October

Happy Thanksgiving! Ever wonder why the Americans celebrate Thanksgiving Day in November, and we celebrate in October? In the 1870s, the US Thanksgiving Day tradition began […]
October 5, 2017

Using a toonie to check your winter tire tread

This video first ran in December 2011. We asked our viewers to send us their questions and concerns about winter tires, and we posed those to […]
October 3, 2017

Winter Tire Season Begins

Is summer over already? It seems that the lawn is just coming out of dormancy in my yard but night time temperatures have dipped below 7 […]
September 29, 2017

With Rising Rates, These Are the Best Insurance Options

Ryan Goldsman | The Motley Fool With two interest rate increases in the books for 2017, Canadians could be looking at a third increase before December 31. […]
September 27, 2017

Why can’t Canadians show police proof of insurance on their phone?

Excerpted article was written by JASON TCHIR | The Globe and Mail We just moved to Surrey from San Diego, and I was surprised when the insurance […]
September 25, 2017

Distracted Driving – Eating cereal, trimming nose hairs – it’s all illegal while driving

Excerpted article was written by ASHLEY WADHWANI Eating cereal, reading a book or petting a dog – Sgt. Lorne Lecker has seen drivers do it all. The […]
September 22, 2017

What is National Teen Driver Safety Week?

National Teen Driver Safety Week: October 15-21, 2017 Parachute is excited to announce the fifth annual National Teen Driver Safety Week (NTDSW) in Canada. NTDSW is designed to drive […]