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Technology drives insurance rate increases: Body Shop

January 29th, 2020  |  Auto

While new technology is making cars safer than they used to be, it also doesn’t prevent accidents. And those features are making repairs following a collision more complicated - and costly. It’s one of the reasons that many Canadians facing higher auto insurance rates even ...

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Distracted driving is no joke

December 17th, 2019  |  Auto

Just don’t do it. That’s the message for December’s Distracted Driving Week. This year’s campaign focuses on texting and eating.

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Autonomous cars not allowed, ICBC says

November 28th, 2019  |  Auto

Tesla’s new driverless car feature has prompted a warning by B.C.’s insurer that it could negate coverage in the event of an accident.

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How summer heat zaps your car battery

July 29th, 2019  |  Auto

Feeling sluggish in the extreme heat? Chances are your car battery is too. CAA South Central Ontario has issued a warning to drivers to check their batteries. The insurer did so after reporting an eight per cent increase in car battery-related calls during the summer months...

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Ontario raises speed limits to 110 km/h for pilot program

May 27th, 2019  |  Auto

The Ford government, looking at ways to get people moving quicker across the province, recently announced a pilot project to review speed limits on 400 series highways.

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