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Ontario Budget Aims to Lower Auto Insurance Costs and Increase Consumer Choice [Video]
The government of Ontario released its provincial budget on April 11, 2019. Within this budget, the government detailed its multi-year plan to fix the auto insurance system in the province as part of the Putting Drivers First plan.
Off-set the federal Carbon Tax with these helpful fuel-saving strategies
The price of gas is expected to rise as the federal government's carbon tax begins today in Ontario. For this reason, it’s important to save on gas whenever you can.
National Safe Driving Week - Preventing Distracted Driving
For National Safe Driving Week, Scrivens is dedicated to sharing tips, tricks, and advice for staying safe while on the roads in Ottawa. One of the best ways to stay safe is to prevent distractions while driving.
Driver-Assist Features
Vehicle technology seems to advance each year as new features improve driver and passenger safety. The following are just a few driver-assist features to be aware of the next time you are in the market for a new vehicle.
Back to School Defensive Driving Techniques
It's that time of year again when the pleasant summer commute is back to normal as students and parents return from their summer breaks. That means there are a significantly higher number of motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians to be aware of while commuting.
Navigating Rental Car Insurance
When renting a car for a family vacation, road trip, or other personal use, the last thing you want to worry about is your insurance coverage. Before renting a car, you'll have to decided whether to purchase additional rental insurance or not.
How falling in love can impact your insurance
Should you be so lucky to be one of those couples to get engaged on Valentine's Day, there are a number of insurance-related concerns to keep in mind before your wedding.
A Guide to Buying Winter Tires
We pull out the winter coats and make sure our home heating systems are functional – but what about our vehicles?
Driver Safety After Dark
Drivers often forget to turn on headlights one half-hour before sunset and one half-hour after sunrise.
Things to Consider When Shopping For A Used Vehicle
To avoid purchasing a car with hidden problems, consider the following buying precautions.
Drug-Impaired Driving Can Be Deadly
According to the most recent data from the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse, approximately 34% of vehicle crash deaths can be linked to drug-impaired driving, which is nearly as many as those related to alcohol.
Ontario Winter Tire Discount: What you need to know!
As of January 1, 2016, all insurance providers operating in Ontario are required to provide discounts—typically 2 to 5 per cent—to policyholders who purchase and install winter tires. These discounts, which were mandated by the Ministry of Finance and the Government of Ontario, were put into force to not only reduce insurance rates but also to improve overall roadway safety.
Ontario Auto Insurance Customized
The minimum car insurance coverage in Ontario must carry third-party liability, accident benefits, direct compensation property damage, and uninsured automobile.