Memorial Day serves as the start for the busy summer driving season and AAA estimates over 31 million motorists will travel this holiday weekend. So as motorists prepare for the Memorial Day vacations, a team of professional truck drivers are helping to make our roads safer.
Category: Auto & Trucking
Industry committed to working with government on implementing auto insurance changes for benefit of New Brunswickers
“A sustainable and stable auto insurance system must strike a balance between providing adequate benefits for the few people who make claims and affordable premiums for everyone who drives.”
“If we’re not seeing any concrete timelines, any concrete deadline in terms of when we’ll see this 15 per cent reduction, it’s meaningless,” said NDP critic Jagmeet Singh.
“My proposal would be to maintain some flexibility, so that we can achieve those targets as quickly as possible.” Finance Minister Charles Sousa
Newer vehicles with hi tech headlights have made night driving uncomfortable and unsafe for other drivers. I’ve noticed that some of these conversions are also difficult to look at during the day as well.
“Eight in ten personal injury claims following road traffic accidents are now for alleged whiplash.” ABI
New Brunswick’s Consumer Advocate for Insurance has released his annual report for 2012 and noted that while auto insurance rates are slightly falling, rising home insurance premiums are concerning. In its eighth annual report, the Consumer Advocate for Insurance Ronald Godin noted that New Brunswick’s auto insurance market experienced “continued stability and availability,” with another [...]
While SGI CANADA experienced normal summer storm activity, SGI said the Saskatchewan Auto Fund felt the impact of high claim costs in the fourth quarter of 2012 due to poor winter driving conditions
“A straight 15% cut to premiums would turn a modest profit in 2012 to another potential $1 billion loss across 90 insurance companies that sell auto insurance in Ontario and sets up the possibility of insurers leaving the market or becoming insolvent.”
The Jets specialty licence plate has been administered by Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) over the past year. The specialty plates were sold for $70 at more than 300 Autopac agents across the province and $30 from the sale of every plate is provided to the foundation
State Farm agents from across Canada will host teen driving safety events from October 18-26, 2013, to bring attention to this epidemic and help establish a National Teen Driver Safety Week
The Standing Committee on General Government will conduct a study of the auto insurance industry’s practices and trends and develop recommendations on how to make auto insurance rates more affordable
Using non-pairing Bluetooth technology from Cellcontrol, the device is engaged when a car is in motion and limits mobile device activity during that time
The Board said its focus for this year’s public meeting is primarily on loss trends and the impact of economic climate on claim costs
Committee, comprised of motorcycle drivers, dealers, safety training providers, health care professionals and insurance brokers, will meet in May
“Effective immediately, Canadians in Florida can go back to doing what they have always been able to do – drive with peace of mind in the Sunshine State using their provincial driver’s license”