- NDP claims Liberals have backtracked on a promise to lower the profit benchmark to 9% (FSCO has set it at 11%) and now the government will have problems reducing rates by 15.
- Court of Appeals of Ontario confirms that it’s illegal to hold a cellphone while driving even if it’s not transmitting and no matter how briefly it’s in a driver’s hand.
- WiFi-enabled vehicles are coming to Canada. So being able to better access the Internet on smartphones, tablets and laptops in cars is a good thing?
- Auto insurers with a "wait and see" strategy for usage-based insurance could end up underpricing bad risks that UBI insurers will avoid.
- More evidence that self-driving cars are on the way: Nissan’s self-driving car, the LEAF, has been granted a license for public roads in Japan.
- Michigan House of Representatives bill would introduce electronic proof of insurance as a mechanism to combat fraudulent insurance slips.
Saturday, 28 September 2013
Insurance News - Saturday, September 28, 2013
Here are the leading auto insurance headlines from ONTARIO AUTO INSURANCE TOPICS ON TWITTER for Saturday, September 28, 2013: