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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

Polar Vortex? 5 Tips for Driving & Car Safety – Plus : Free Coverages and Discounts You May Want To Know About

2017-12-10T23:56:55+00:00 Tags: , , , , |

The New Year rang in with extreme cold and low temperatures, a complete turn around from the milder weather that put tens of thousands in Eastern Canada at risk from the Ice Storm and power outages just a week ago. As the weather changes, driving is often dangerous. We covered some safe driving tips with

From our claims file: At the pump

2017-12-10T23:57:06+00:00 Tags: , , , , , |

Claim Description: The wrong type of fuel, in this case, regular gasoline, was pumped into a diesel car. Client's Coverage: The auto policy includes “All Perils” & QEF 20 (Loss of Use). Total Claim Payment: $9,062.89 after the $500 deductible was applied. Claim Payment included clean out and repair of the engine and a rental vehicle while

Hailstorm tips: protecting yourself, your family and your home.

2017-12-10T23:57:10+00:00 Tags: |

Oh my Hail!! At 3:30 AM this morning, Environment Canada issued these severe weather warnings: Today..Scattered thunderstorms are expected over northeastern and Southern Ontario. There is a slight risk that some of these thunderstorms could be severe with damaging winds, hail and torrential downpours as the threats. An isolated tornado is also possible. This

Distracted Driving – Legally?

2017-08-01T22:18:34+00:00 Tags: |

Even though many jurisdictions have enacted laws against driving while using a handheld phone, this early study seems to indicate communicating hands-free may not be the entire solution. This is much more than an insurance issue.  Perhaps designers should think about including additional safety systems while the hands free is activated.  For their part, drivers