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Young Driver Safety and Distracted Driving

2017-12-10T23:56:44+00:00 Tags: , , , , , |

Distracted driving and young driver safety is the focus of National Teen Driver Safety Week (NTDSW), October 16-22, 2016. To mark the occasion, Parachute, a national charitable organization dedicated to preventing injuries and saving lives, released the results of a survey they commissioned concerning the attitudes of young drivers regarding texting & driving and driving

  • Driving internatioally insurance covereage

Driving internationally, are you insured?

2017-12-10T23:56:45+00:00

How does my Canadian car insurance policy cover me when I'm driving internationally? In the rest of Canada or USA Outside of Canada and the USA Car accidents are settled according to the laws in the jurisdiction where the accident occurs. For this reason, it is important to understand how your Canadian car insurance

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Does my car insurance cover me if I’m an UberX driver?

2017-12-10T23:56:47+00:00

UberX and Ride Sharing: Does my car insurance protect me if I'm an Uberx driver? For most, it doesn’t! Car insurance generally falls into two categories – personal use or commercial use. So what happens when I use my personal car for commercial purposes like being an UberX driver? The short answer is that if

  • Snow tire insurance discount

Snow Tire Insurance Discount

2017-12-10T23:56:47+00:00

“Drivers may have to wait months for snow tire insurance discount.” Ontario’s newly mandated premium discount for using snow tires, in effect as of January 1, 2016, does not require insurers to give the snow tire insurance discount immediately. Insurers can wait until the policy renewal, which could still be many months away, to apply

Is Travel Insurance Worth The Cost?

2017-12-10T23:56:48+00:00 Tags: |

Of course if everything goes according to plan, buying insurance is an unnecessary expense.  The main problem is that if your crystal ball isn’t fully powered, you may have difficulty predicting the future, making the purchase of insurance a necessity.  An injury or illness can be even more difficult, when trying to deal with an

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Lost Passport and Travel Insurance

2017-12-10T23:56:49+00:00

A lost Passport, particularly when you are traveling, can be a serious inconvenience. The degree of the problem will be influenced by your itinerary and the country you are in at the time you recognize your passport is missing.   Regardless if it is simply lost, stolen or damaged to the point that it is no

G1 drivers – set your insurance experience on the right path

2017-12-10T23:56:49+00:00

Getting your drivers license for the first time is exciting!  G1 drivers have a long road of learning ahead of them and should take advantage of opportunities to help build a solid insurance history. In Ontario, all new drivers progress through a graduated licensing system.   G1 drivers have 12 months to acquire proper driving

What really affects the cost of new car insurance?

2017-12-10T23:56:51+00:00

Some tips to get you thinking and help you out on the factors in price for insurance before you buy the car. What REALLY affects the cost of insurance? Please note that  these are general guidelines, but hopefully they will help you on the right track, and will avoid any unnecessary surprises! Because when budgeting

Thoughts and advice: Mexico trip gone wrong

2017-12-10T23:56:53+00:00 Tags: , , , |

There are so many beautiful vacation destinations with warm sunshine and endless beaches that have far fewer examples such as this one: Calgary woman seriously injured after a balcony railing gave way in Mexico. (article from Global News) First, we would like to point out that there is no mention of a specific insurance company