Deciding what car is a great first car for you can seem overwhelming. With so many vehicles in different shapes and sizes, it’s easy to get stressed. Today, we’ll break down the four foundations of what to look for in a great first car for you. Practicality is important in a vehicle because it has... Read More.
When buying a vehicle from a dealership most buyers will find themselves in the business or finance office before their deal is complete. This is part of the normal process at dealerships. You will agree on price and any conditions with your sales person and then meet with the business manager. This step of the... Read More.
by Chris Chase Car insurance is there to protect you if you make a mistake that damages another person’s vehicle or property or, in a worst-case scenario, injures someone. It also helps shield you from liability if you’re involved in a crash with someone who is driving without insurance. Even though it’s illegal to drive... Read More.
By Lori Straus Consumer Reports published their first safety ratings for vehicles with driving assistance in 2018. Both years, Cadillac’s Super Cruise came out on top. What is it about Cadillac’s driver assistance feature that the magazine loves? In this blog post, we’ll share the highlights of the article and explain the basics of automated... Read More.
by Lori Straus Each driver on the road takes a slightly different amount of time to react to an accident. Age plays a role, but so do many more things. For example, did you know that listening to your favourite Top 40 songs can slow down your driver reaction time? In this blog post, we’ll... Read More.
By Lori Straus Earlier this year, Volkswagen released a popular commercial for the Jetta GLI that suggests that the car’s stick shift prevents auto theft. Although news stories about car thefts abandoned because of stick shifts show up on occasion, driving one doesn’t necessarily protect your car from theft. On the other side of the... Read More.
By Lori Straus In 2015, a Toronto Uber driver got into an accident. Thankfully, no one was hurt. Because the other driver was at fault, their personal car insurance paid. However, the Uber driver wondered what he would do if he ever needed to make an insurance claim while working. In this blog post, I’ll... Read More.
After you’ve chosen your car, the sales clerk asks, “Would you like insurance with your rental car?” They then describe various types of coverage. Do you need this insurance? Or can you save yourself the cost? As with many things in the insurance industry, the answer is this: It depends.... Read More.
You may assume that the cheaper the vehicle, the lower your insurance premium. These days, insurance costs are no longer as simple as they may have been when your parents were your age.... Read More.
Do I list my children on my auto policy? If your children will only use your vehicle(s) in an emergency, then you don’t have to have them specifically listed on your policy. However, if they will likely use your vehicle once or twice a week, even if they have their own, then you should list them as an occasional driver on your policy.... Read More.