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Record distracted driving vehicle seizures push Saskatchewan into action

By: Luke Jones|February 28, 2019|10:28 pm

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Saskatchewan, like other Canadian provinces, has a distracted driving problem. In another effort to curb motorists using their devices behind the wheel, the province’s public insurance provider is putting a…

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Distracted driving fatalities declined significantly in Ontario last year

By: Luke Jones|February 28, 2019|10:00 pm

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Distracted driving is a huge problem in Canada. Insurance companies raise premiums for offenders, while police have clamped down and governments have created harsh penalties. Still, motorists think its ok…

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RCMP are using an unmarked van to catch distracted driving offenders

By: Luke Jones|February 28, 2019|9:44 pm

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Preventing motorists from using their smartphones behind the wheel has proved to be a tough task for law enforcement, governments, and insurers. Getting tough in policing is one way to…

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Study predicts climate of Canadian cities in 2080

By: Luke Jones|February 28, 2019|9:28 pm

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Canadians are often told climate change is having a dramatic effect on the country. From increased natural disasters, to warmer weather, the Canada we know is changing. However, what will…

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Driver blames distracted driving charge on his breakfast

By: Luke Jones|February 28, 2019|8:56 pm

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A driver in the United States had a novel excuse when he was caught distracted driving. Jason Stiber of Connecticut put the blame on his breakfast and is currently awaiting…

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Flood insurance customers often lack flood map information

By: Luke Jones|February 28, 2019|8:43 pm

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Homeowners across Canada do not have access to vital information regarding flood risk. When buying a home or looking for flood insurance, homeowners don’t have flood map information to better…

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IBC president breaks down provinces facing auto insurance uncertainty

By: Luke Jones|February 28, 2019|8:25 pm

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Earlier this month, the president and CEO of the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) offered his assessment on the auto insurance situation in Canada. At one of the bureau’s luncheon…

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New Brunswick auto insurance companies justify high premium increases

By: Luke Jones|February 28, 2019|6:39 pm

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Auto insurance companies in New Brunswick have requested significant auto insurance rate increases in 2019 and seem to be winning over the province’s insurance board. Wawanesa is New Brunswick’s largest…

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Subaru’s DriverFocus tech can help stop distracted driving

By: Luke Jones|February 28, 2019|5:45 pm

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Law enforcement and insurance companies have been left scratching their heads trying to figure out distracted driving. Despite campaign and harsh punishments, drivers continue to pick up their devices behind…

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The 6 decision biases stopping consumers buying insurance

By: Luke Jones|February 28, 2019|5:17 pm

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Most consumers will only cover themselves from risk when it is too late, often waiting for disaster to strike before taking action. A speaker at the recent CatIQ Connect conference…

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