Category: Road Safety Tips

Snowmobile & Four-Wheeler Safety

Throughout Atlantic Canada, individuals use four-wheelers and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) as means of transportation. There are often specific routes and trails that are designated for ATVs. At intersections, motorists should yield to others who share the road. If a motorist

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Holiday Parties – 8 ways to help insure guests don’t drink and drive

The Holiday Season is upon us! You may be attending or hosting many parties in the next few weeks. If you are planning on attending a social gathering with friends, family or coworkers and know that you will be consuming

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5 STEPS to winterize your vehicle

As the winter months are fast approaching, Canadians should winter-proof their vehicles to make driving easier, safer and more reliable. Driving in the winter is always more challenging, even to the most experienced of drivers. You should always ensure that

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Dashboard camera’s: helpful in the progression of your claim

Every time we put our vehicles on the road, we run the risk of getting into an automobile accident. Whether we’re commuting to work in rush hour on a Monday, or simply taking a ride on a Sunday afternoon, the

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Are winter tires mandatory in the maritime provinces?

Did you know that there is only one province in Canada in which having winter tires on your vehicle is mandatory by law? In 2007, Quebec instituted Law 42 which requires all persons operating a motor vehicle to install four

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Halloween Safety Tips – for Drivers and Parents

October 31st is a thrilling night for many. In the excitement of trick-or-treating, it’s easy forget about important safety precautions. Serious accidents are more likely to occur with the combination of increased pedestrian traffic, alcohol use and parties. For this

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Fall Season – Driving Safety Tips

As weather and road conditions change with the season, following fall driving safety tips will help keep you safe as you enjoy the beautiful autumn colors! Safe driving practices are essential all through the year. However, being aware of the

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Defensive Driving Tips

Over 90% of all crashes are attributed to driver error. Driving defensively can help you stay safe behind the wheel. When you drive defensively, you are aware of your surroundings and always ready for whatever happens. Here are 6 defensive

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Car Seat Laws in New Brunswick

Motor vehicle accidents continue to be the leading cause of death and hospitalizations for children under the age of 14 in Canada. Surveys also demonstrate that nearly 80% of Canadian children were improperly restrained while travelling in a passenger vehicle.

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Back To School: Bus Safety Reminder

September is just around the corner, which means back to school! You should expect your commute to work to be a bit longer now that more vehicles, such as yellow school buses, are on the roads dropping kids off to

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Sharing the Road With Cyclists

Drivers and cyclists both use roads, but the juxtaposition puts cyclists in far greater peril than drivers. Nearly every cyclist would like motorists to know how vulnerable they are. Cyclists also need to take responsibility for their own safety. Around

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Pokémon Go: Popular Game Causes Accidents

Pokémon Go, a very popular mobile game, has launched in Canada on July 17th. This mobile app requires players to roam the earth looking for and attempting to capture Pokémon characters. The popularity of this game is increasing rapidly; over

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Summer Driving Safety Tips

More fatalities occur on Canadian roads during the summer months than at any other time of year. Whether you’re driving to the beach for the day, travelling to the cottage or going on a road-trip, we encourage you to put

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Bicycle Helmets & Safety

Bicycle helmets save lives and help prevent brain injury. In NB, NS and PEI, cyclists of all ages are required to wear a helmet, it’s the law. In Canada, 7,500 cyclists are seriously injured each year, with many suffering from

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The Do’s & Don’ts of Driving Safety

Whether you’re a new or experienced driver, it’s always important to remember good driving techniques. We should always apply them every time we’re on the road, no matter how tired or in a hurry we are. Here are some do’s

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