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.
Teens go 23 hours without technology - raise awareness about distracted driving and first annual Allstate Canada Distraction-Free 23 event in November
Tenant Insurance 101
While theft is the most commonly reported claim by renters (47 per cent) according to data from Allstate Insurance Company of Canada, almost one third of claims among tenants involve damages from water (17 per cent) and fire (14 per cent). As students prepare to go back to colleges and universities, with many renting for the first time, Allstate Canada wants to help educate students so they can protect themselves financially against the unexpected.
Risk of impaired driving due to drugs on the rise among teens
A recent Canadian study published in the British Medical Journal finds that teens who drive within three hours of smoking marijuana are twice as likely to be in a car collision.1 Allstate Insurance Company of Canada and MADD Canada are concerned about all forms of impaired driving and are asking parents to speak to their young drivers about this dangerous behaviour.