Going the Distance: Correctly inflated tires important for EV mileage, says TRAC survey

Toronto, Ontario — A recent survey from the Tire and Rubber Association (TRAC) reveals that while a majority of drivers polled understand the relationship between correctly inflated tires and improved fuel mileage, less understand the importance for electric vehicle (EV) mileage. The purpose of TRAC’s survey was to “gauge attitudes and knowledge around the impacts […]

65% of Drivers in Ontario Say Distracted Driving Is the Greatest Threat on the Roads, Yet 20% Likely to Check Messages While Driving, RATES.ca Survey Says

Distracted driving is dangerously prevalent on the roads today. According to a recent RATES.ca survey, 65% of drivers in Ontario say distracted driving is the greatest threat on the roads, even more than impaired driving at 35%. Even though drivers say distracted driving is dangerous, a significant portion of drivers admit to engaging in distracted driving behaviors, […]

Alberta Motor Association Insurance Company Selects IMS for Pay-As-You-Go Program

Canadian insurer leverages app-centric IMS usage-based insurance technology to enable accurate mileage capture to deliver mileage-based policyholder premiums.   Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, April 29, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Alberta Motor Association Insurance Company (AMAIC), a Canadian insurer serving the province of Alberta,  part of the Alberta Motor Association (AMA), has selected IMS, a global leader […]

ATTN: BC drivers — Has your windshield been damaged or chipped? ICBC will assist you


For many drivers, a chipped or damaged windshield is an unexpected inconvenience that can disrupt their daily commute. Understanding how to address this issue swiftly and effectively can save time and money, particularly for those drivers in BC covered by the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC). Here’s a look at how ICBC facilitates windshield […]

Eclipse Alert: Celestial Wonder Sparks Traffic Caution

Markham, Ontario — As the April 8th total solar eclipse draws near, the Sunnybrook Research Institute warns of a potential rise in traffic incidents. Analysis of the last total eclipse on August 21, 2017, revealed a notable increase in traffic hazards in the United States, with researchers finding “a significant increase in traffic risk…averaging to […]

How Long Does It Take to Charge an Electric Vehicle? Multiple Factors Apply

Electric vehicles (EVs) have gained significant popularity in recent years due to their environmental benefits and cost savings. As more people consider making the switch to electric cars, one common question that arises is, “how long does it take to charge an electric vehicle?” In this comprehensive guide, we will explore the factors that influence […]

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