Blog

New study ranks Canadian cities for flood preparedness

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

Flood20insurance.jpg

A new study that ranks the ability of 15 major Canadian cities to mitigate flood damage has placed Ottawa at the top of the list and Halifax at the bottom….

Read More

Categories:

Connected cars could cause mobile traffic jams

By: Callum Micucci|May 22, 2015|12:00 am

Connected20car.jpg

An independent research organization in the UK says connected cars could overload mobile networks in the near future. The report, from Machina Research, says that over the next ten years,…

Read More

Categories:

Toronto knocked out of first place in worst roads survey

By: Callum Micucci|May 21, 2015|12:00 am

Ontario27s20Worst20Roads202015.jpg

Toronto’s Dufferin St. has been bumped from first to third place on this year’s Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) Ontario’s Worst Roads list by two streets in Timmins, Ontario. Dufferin St….

Read More

Categories:

Uber is dominating the public relations war

By: Callum Micucci|May 19, 2015|12:00 am

Taxi20jam.jpg

It’s been a roller-coaster month in Toronto for the popular ridesharing company Uber: while traditional Toronto taxi companies turned Bay Street into a parking lot to protest the Silicon Valley…

Read More

Categories:

Bill would require high-risk rail shipments to have higher insurance limits

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

Railway20Crash.jpg

A new bill in the House of Commons would require shipping companies to increase their insurance coverage limits on high-risk shipments by rail, following the Lac-Mégantic railway disaster in 2013….

Read More

Categories:

Self-driving cars involved in minor collisions

By: Callum Micucci|May 12, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_68558828.jpg

Four self-driving cars in California have been involved in minor car accidents since September, when the state began issuing test permits to self-driving car companies, according to AP. Two of…

Read More

Categories:

OPP report increase in impaired driving

By: Callum Micucci|May 11, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_31271739.jpg

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have seen an increase in impaired driving charges compared to this same period last year. In the past 30 days, the provincial police have charged…

Read More

Categories:

Insurance News Highlights May 8th

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

Dollarphotoclub_61769148.jpg

Critics say new Ontario insurance regulations slash important benefits Critics are saying that the new Ontario insurance rules leave those critically injured in car accidents without important benefits. The Personal…

Read More

Categories:

ICBC launches high-risk driving campaign

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

Dollarphotoclub_54411228.jpg

British Columbia police are stepping up high risk driving enforcement in May as part of an initiative between the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC), the B.C. government, and police….

Read More

Categories:

Five Ways to Save on your First Car

By: Callum Micucci|May 4, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_59232286.jpg

Buying your first car can be a daunting process! There are a few things you need to do in order to make the experience as smooth and inexpensive as possible….

Read More

Categories: