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MADD Canada promotes sober driving this New Year’s Eve

By: Luke Jones|December 31, 2018|2:03 pm

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Mothers Against Drink Driving (MADD Canada) and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are once again offering sage advice to motorists ahead of an important holiday. With New Year’s Eve here,…

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Frontier Centre for Public Policy joins calls for private auto insurance in British Columbia

By: Luke Jones|December 31, 2018|1:47 pm

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The Frontier Centre for Public Policy is the lasted organization to offer support for private auto insurance in British Columbia. In fact, in a blog post this weekend, the group…

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Uber driver sentenced following fatality after Toronto collision

By: Luke Jones|December 31, 2018|11:52 am

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Earlier this year, a Toronto-based Uber driver was charged after a collision on Gardiner Expressway that resulted in fatalities. Before the holidays, the driver who pleaded guilty was fined $1,000…

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Uber is seeking drivers in Saskatoon following new bylaw

By: Luke Jones|December 30, 2018|6:26 pm

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Earlier this month, Saskatchewan enacted its Vehicle for Hire Act, allowing ride-sharing companies to operate in the province legally. However, the provincial regulations can only come into effect once individual…

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How children can power driver education to stop distracted driving

By: Luke Jones|December 30, 2018|5:30 pm

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Authorities have struggled in their efforts to curb distracted driving. Despite tough penalties, risk of higher auto insurance premiums, and the knowledge of the dangers of distracted driving, motorists continue…

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MADD says Canada’s new impaired driving laws can save lives

By: Luke Jones|December 29, 2018|5:00 pm

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Canada’s tough new impaired driving laws are less than two weeks old, but Mothers Against Drunk Driving Canada (MADD Canada) believes the changes are positive. The awareness group says the…

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Saskatchewan to focus on drink drivers in January

By: Luke Jones|December 29, 2018|2:37 pm

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Each month, Saskatchewan employs a spotlight for road safety where police pay extra attention to one aspect of driver behaviour, such as distracted driving, or driving without a license. This…

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Distracted driving is one of “biggest threats” to personal safety warns expert

By: Luke Jones|December 29, 2018|9:29 am

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Ahead of the launch of Ontario’s strict penalties for distracted driving offences, Elliot Silverstein of CAA South Central Ontario (SCO) says distracted driving is a major issue and major danger…

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Saskatchewan caught over 6,000 distracted drivers during 2018

By: Luke Jones|December 29, 2018|8:54 am

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Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) has highlighted the growing problem of distracted driving. During 2018, the public monopoly insurance provider says only speeding resulted in more tickets being handed out by…

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Travelling this New Year’s Eve? Make sure you have travel insurance

By: Luke Jones|December 29, 2018|8:12 am

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Many Canadians will be travelling this weekend, to spend New Year’s Eve with family or simply to escape to warmer climates. The Canadian Automobile Association of Saskatchewan (CAA Saskatchewan) says…

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