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American Senator tables car cyber security legislation

By: Callum Micucci|April 8, 2015|12:00 am

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A U.S. senator has announced legislation that calls for increased cyber security standards in the most unlikely of places—the automobile industry. The announcement, which came from Democratic senators Edward J….

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Undercover police sting snags Uber drivers

By: Callum Micucci|April 6, 2015|12:00 am

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Toronto police have charged 11 UberX drivers for operating a taxi without a license and commercial insurance, the Toronto Star reports. Dubbed “Operation Snowball,” the charges comes alongside the court…

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AAA study reveals high rate of distracted driving among teens

By: Callum Micucci|April 1, 2015|12:00 am

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A study by a leading American traffic research organization has found that distracted driving among teens may be more of a problem than previously thought. In a study released in…

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Calgary police caught on traffic cameras, not paying tickets

By: Callum Micucci|March 28, 2015|12:00 am

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Police in Calgary have been caught on traffic cameras speeding and running red lights with their lights off, according to a story on CTVnews.ca. The story cites an access to…

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Chevrolet tech allows parents to spy on teen drivers

By: Callum Micucci|March 25, 2015|12:00 am

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Chevrolet has announced that the new 2016 Malibu will include technology that gives parents the ability to track their kids’ driving habits. Called “Teen Driver,” the technology tracks how far…

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American congressman rallies against traffic cameras

By: Callum Micucci|March 23, 2015|12:00 am

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An American congressman is calling for the nation-wide prohibition of traffic cameras used for speeding and red light enforcement. Ed Perlmutter, representing the seventh district of Colorado, has tabled legislation…

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How will this ticket affect my insurance rate?

By: Callum Micucci|March 15, 2015|12:00 am

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There are three different types of convictions that can affect your insurance rate: minor, major, and criminal (sometimes called serious). Minor convictions include violations like speeding, traffic light violations, failure…

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GEICO offers special insurance product for Uber drivers

By: Callum Micucci|March 9, 2015|12:00 am

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American insurance company Geico announced in February that it will now be offering a specialized insurance product that covers ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft in Virginia. "We have spent…

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Aviva first to offer overland water protection in Canada

By: Callum Micucci|March 2, 2015|12:00 am

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Pictured left: Sharon Ludlow, president, Aviva Insurance Company of Canada Flooding has caused the greatest aggregate amount of property damage in Canada, according to the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction…

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NHTSA study shows no increased crash risk from driving high

By: Callum Micucci|February 28, 2015|12:00 am

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Driving under the influence of marijuana might not increase your risk of having an accident, according to a study released in February 2015 by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration…

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