- Ontario auto insurers are setting aside higher reserves because of rising litigation at the same time the government is committed to lowering rates by 15%.
- 90% of customers in Canada are satisfied with the settlement of their auto insurance claim according to a J.D. Power study.
- Toronto police are targeting e-bikes (they don't need to be licensed or insured) in an attempt to enforce HTA and city by-laws.
- A Claims Canada article headline is: MIG: Gone with the wind? Has the Scarlett decision really changed anything?
- Researchers are suggesting that obese drivers are less likely to wear a seatbelt and more likely to be injured in an auto accidents.
- California, New Jersey and Hawaii have auto insurance programs geared to drivers below the poverty line in order to keep them insured. Would a similar program in Ontario reduce the number of uninsured drivers?
- You know all those stories about the risk of connected cars getting hacked and causing accidents? Well read this story.
- Good news about drinking and driving campaigns, young Canadians heed the message and are using designated drivers.
Wednesday, 31 July 2013
Insurance News - Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Here are the leading auto insurance headlines from ONTARIO AUTO INSURANCE TOPICS ON TWITTER for Wednesday, July 31, 2013: