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Changes to Accident Benefits in Ontario which impacts all of us

Ontarian provincial government is not planning to cut auto premiums of private passengers more, but the Liberals are going to make changes into the Insurance Act in order to reduce the total mandatory coverage for medical and rehabilitation benefits, and also review the definition of what is catastrophic injuries.

Charles Sousa – Minister of Finance, […]

Motorcycle accident awareness campaign Toronto Police

Spring is coming, the weather becomes warmer and more dry. For many motorcycle riders in Toronto and the entire province that means the beginning of spring and a new season. This is for sure an exciting event for all motorbike lovers, impatient to get on the road as soon as possible, but it is […]

Possible changes in reporting car accidents in Ontario

March 25, 2015
Province may increase mandatory reporting limit for car accidents without personal injuries from $1,000 to $2,000

Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca says it’s important to update auto collision reporting regulations to keep pace with what’s in the marketplace.

Collisions and accidents of any type, from fender-benders to rear-end hits, Ontario is considering changes to […]

Car collisions with wild animals – hundreds of injuries every year

While seeming like something that is not going to happen in anybody’s life, the problem is more serious as statistics says.

There are 4 to 8 vehicle collisions with large animals every hour in Canada
In Ontario, 1 out of every 17 vehicle collisions involves a wild animal

What to do to minimize collision risk?
One of the […]

By |December 18th, 2014|Car Accident Tips, Government says|0 Comments

Motorcycle fatal accidents reach 7-years maximum – OPP warns drivers

Ontario Provincial Police raised the concern about rapidly growing number of deaths in motorcycle crashes. They are sending warnings for Ontario drivers, highlighting that the number of fatalities is almost hitting the highest number in recent 7 years.

As per Sgt. Kerry Schmidt, OPP have investigated 26 accidents involving motorcycles this year (25 motorcyclists […]

Bill 15 to help 9 million drivers of Ontario

July 21, 2014

In his interview, Vice-President of Insurance Bureau of Canada has brought some good news for Ontario’s motorists: The quick introduction of Bill 15 is a very strong message from the Wynne government that it is serious about reducing fraud and the high costs in Ontario’s current auto insurance system. But we shouldn’t lose sight of the other good news: insurers are passing these savings along to consumers in the form of reduced rates.

By |July 22nd, 2014|Auto News, Government says, Toronto News|0 Comments

Toronto public transit – TTC vehicles involved in 18,000 collisions last 5 years

Andy Byford, Toronto Transit Commission CEO, states that majority of the thousands of accidents TTC vehicles involved in every year are completely outside the TTC’s control.

A police officer is charged in Toronto fatal car accident

Toronto, June 12, 2014
Constable Remo Romano of York Regional Police (YRP) is facing charged with dangerous driving caused death in a fatal car accident in Toronto. The collision occurred in Toronto in February, 2014. While on-duty, the YRP officer was behind the wheel when his vehicle hit a pedestrian – 18-year-old woman. That happened near Warden Road and St. Clair Avenue East, Scarborough.

Hyundai to recall almost 40,000 Tucson SUVs in Canada

May 27, 2014

Hyundai Canada has to recall about 40,000 of Tucson crossovers 2011 – 2014 years. The problem appears to be connected with the driver’s front airbag.
In some cases, the securing bolts attaching the airbag to the steering wheel are not sufficiently tightened. This could possibly let the airbag to become loose or […]

By |May 27th, 2014|Auto News, Government says|0 Comments

Auto Inrurance Rates drop 5.01% in Ontario

The notice below provides an overview of changes for the private passenger automobile insurance rate, approved or ordered by the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) for filings reviewed in Q1 2014. […]

By |April 30th, 2014|Auto News, Government says, Toronto News|0 Comments