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    9/1/2017


  • Study shows two-in-five Canadian parents may be overdressing their children in car seats

    Allstate Canada stresses that bulky winter clothing may limit the ability of car seat restraints to keep children safe.

    10/25/2016


  • Allstate Insurance Company of Canada to Now Offer Personal Coverage for Drivers Operating Ride-for-Hire Vehicles in Alberta

    Markham, ON, August 22, 2016 – Following recent steps by the Alberta government to enable Transportation Network Companies (TNC), such as Uber, to operate legally within the province, Allstate Insurance Company of Canada is pleased to announce the launch of a personal coverage solution for drivers operating ride-for-hire vehicles within Alberta.

    8/22/2016


  • Allstate Canada study finds collisions on the rise

    The seventh annual Allstate Insurance Company of Canada Safe Driving Study, released today, has revealed that collisions are on the rise on the South Shore of Montreal, with the frequency of collisions up from 6.79 per cent in the previous Study, to 7.58 per cent this year. This increase represents a 12 per cent rise in collisions. It is a different story on the North shore of Montreal where the frequency of collisions dropped from 8.44 per cent in the previous Safe Driving Study, to 8.04 per cent this year. This represents a 5 per cent decrease in collisions.

    11/26/2015


  • Montreal’s South Shore? Or North Shore? Who Has the Best Drivers?

    The seventh annual Allstate Insurance Company of Canada Safe Driving Study, released today, has revealed that collisions are on the rise on the South Shore of Montreal, with the frequency of collisions up from 6.79 per cent in the previous Study, to 7.58 per cent this year. This increase represents a 12 per cent rise in collisions. It is a different story on the North shore of Montreal where the frequency of collisions dropped from 8.44 per cent in the previous Safe Driving Study, to 8.04 per cent this year. This represents a 5 per cent decrease in collisions.

    11/26/2015


  • Canadians Skeptical About the Benefits of Usage-Based Insurance

    Many Canadians have embraced new automotive technology offerings because of perceived benefits, but when it comes to modernized auto insurance programs such as usage-based insurance (UBI), which involves in-vehicle telematics devices measuring driver habits, such as hard braking, Canadians appear to be making erroneous assumptions.

    9/30/2015


  • Canadian High School Students Help Put the Brakes on Distracted Driving

    In Canada, car collisions are the leading cause of death among teenagers and it’s estimated eight out of ten collisions are caused by distracted drivers. Distracted driving now exceeds drunk driving, in traffic related fatalities in this country, yet 90 per cent of Canadian drivers admit to driving distracted

    1/20/2015


  • Teens give distracted driving Canadians a piece of their minds

    According to a recent poll conducted by Allstate Insurance Company of Canada and Abacus Data, 90 per cent of Canadian drivers admit to driving with some kind of distraction, and yet nearly all of those surveyed (97 per cent) perceive distracted driving negatively if done by others.

    1/22/2014


  • TGIF? Not So Fast! Allstate Canada Data Reveals Friday has Highest Car Collision Rate

    The fifth annual Allstate Insurance Company of Canada Safe Driving Study, released today, finds a third of all car collisions happen on Thursdays and Fridays. The study, which examines the frequency of customers’ collision claims in Alberta, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Ontario shows that Fridays have the most collisions (17.0 per cent) followed by Thursdays (16.0 per cent). Sunday drivers are the safest, with only 9.8 per cent of collisions happening on that day.

    11/27/2013


  • Hundreds of Canadians to go 23 hours without technology

    Starting tomorrow afternoon, more than 1,200 Canadians across the country will turn off their cell phones and personal tech devices for 23 hours, as part of Distraction-Free 23 (DF23), to stand up against distracted driving. It’s 23 hours because you’re 23 times more likely to be involved in a collision if you’re texting and driving.

    11/21/2013


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