Safety Releases

13 Releases found
  • As we head into the most dangerous driving season, Allstate Canada Safe Driving Study reveals collisions continue to rise

    Despite improvements in certain regions, the latest Allstate Insurance Company of Canada Safe Driving Study has found that collisions are still on the rise across Canada, with an overall increase of 2.5 per cent in frequency since the previous period studied.

    11/21/2017


  • Allstate Canada Puts Full Support Behind Safe Texting Zones Act

    Allstate Insurance Company of Canada supports and congratulates Nipissing, ON MPP Vic Fedeli on putting forward a private member’s bill to help combat distracted driving. Bill 19, The Safe Texting Zones Act, passed second reading with unanimous support from all parties and will now move to committee.

    3/24/2017


  • Allstate Canada Safe Driving Study finds collisions continue to rise

    The latest Allstate Insurance Company of Canada Safe Driving Study, released today, reveals that collisions continue to rise in a number of provinces across Canada.

    11/29/2016


  • Allstate Canada study finds collisions continue to decrease across Quebec communities

    The fourth annual Allstate Insurance Company of Canada Quebec Safe Driving Study, released today, reveals that the communities it serves saw an overall decrease in collisions of 4.7 per cent (from 8.49 per cent to 8.09 per cent) since the previous period.

    11/29/2016


  • Holiday Drivers Be Cautious: Allstate Canada data reveals December is the worst month for collisions on Canadian roadways

    The annual Allstate Insurance Company of Canada Safe Driving Study, released today, reveals that the days leading up to the holidays, December 21, 22 and 23, had the highest number of collision claims. While December 25 and January 1, had the lowest number of collision claims. The study, which examines the frequency of customers’ collision claims in Alberta, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Ontario, shows that December 21 had the highest number of collision claims (3,150), followed by December 23 (3,108) and December 22 (3,082).

    12/2/2014


  • Holiday Drivers Be Cautious: Allstate Canada data reveals December is the worst month for collisions on Quebec roadways

    The sixth annual Allstate Insurance Company of Canada Safe Driving Study, released today, reveals that the days leading up to the holidays, December 21, 22 and 23, had the highest number of collision claims. While December 25 and January 1, had the lowest number of collision claims. The study, which examines the frequency of customers’ collision claims in Quebec, shows that December 21 had the highest number of collision claims (3,150), followed by December 23 (3,108) and December 22 (3,082).

    12/2/2014


  • Canadian teens catch distracted drivers red handed: Morning rush hour tally shows students distracted driving is still a problem

    High school students across Canada were out in force at busy intersections across Canada, working with Allstate Agents to catch distracted drivers. Over a one-hour period, students in 11 Canadian cities observed 11,801 morning commuters. During the event, 39 per cent of drivers observed were engaging in some form of distraction behind the wheel.

    10/7/2014


  • Canadian Drivers Blame Traffic Delays for Cell Phone Use

    Almost 40 per cent of Canadian drivers admit to checking their phones when stopped due to traffic delays, according to a recent nationwide survey on distracted driving, by Leger for Allstate Canada. While stopped at a red light, 34 per cent of drivers said they check their phone and 18 per cent admitted to sending a text. Survey results also found that drivers, age 18 to 34 were nearly three times more likely to send a text while stopped at a red light than older drivers.

    9/30/2014


  • 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


  • TGIF? Not So Fast! Allstate Data Reveals Fridays in Quebec Have Highest Car Collision Rate

    Allstate Insurance Company of Canada’s Quebec 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 the province, shows that Fridays have the most collisions (16.4 per cent) followed by Thursdays (15.9 per cent). Sunday drivers are the safest, with only 9.8 per cent of collisions happening on that day.

    11/27/2013


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