Should You Increase Your Loss of Use Coverage?
Loss of use or transportation replacement coverage helps cover the cost of alternate transportation if your vehicle is involved in a covered claim. It is an important additional insurance coverage that many people neglect to carry.
How to protect your car from catalytic converter theft
Cases of catalytic converter theft are increasing across Canada. Find out everything you need to know about catalytic converter theft and learn how to protect your car.
What’s the difference between replacement cost and actual cash value?
“Replacement cost” and “actual cash value” are two of the most common calculations insurers use to determine the amount a customer will receive if they make a home insurance claim or a car insurance claim. What’s the difference between them, and which applies when you make a claim?
A clever and simple way to save a cyclist’s life
The Dutch Reach is a method of opening a car door with the hand furthest from the handle. Newman Insurance is pleased to share this simple, yet innovative technique in the hopes that people around the world will become familiar with the Dutch Reach and start implementing it to ensure cyclist safety.
How to prevent collisions with animals — and what to do when it’s too late
Thousands of animal-related collisions happen across the country every year. Learn how to prevent a collision with an animal before it happens, how to minimize injuries and damage to your vehicle if you can’t avoid a collision, and what to do if you’ve hit an animal.
Before, during, and after: driving through a Canadian blizzard
Whether you’re a new driver or a seasoned veteran, take some practical precautions before, during, and after each winter drive or road trip to make sure you (and your vehicle) arrive safe and sound.
How to protect your vehicle from electronic car theft
If you own a car with a keyless entry system, you could be a potential target for electronic car theft. Here’s what you need to know to protect your vehicle.
Q&A: Can my credit score affect my insurance rates?
In Canada, different organizations and individuals have the right to view your credit score. Here’s what you need to know about your credit score, including how it’s calculated, how it can affect your insurance premiums.
What does ‘accident forgiveness’ mean in a car insurance policy?
An at-fault collision can happen to even the most careful of drivers,
Why it’s important to update your insurance address if you’re moving
To call Canada's recent real estate market ‘feverish' seems like
What happens if you get into a car accident outside of business hours?
If your vehicle has been damaged in a collision, one of the first things you should do is contact your insurance company, no matter what time it is. Most insurance companies have phone lines that are open 24/7.
Stronger stunt/aggressive driving penalties in effect across Ontario
As of Thursday July 1st 2021, stronger stunt driving penalties are in
How your Location Affects the Cost of your Insurance
There's a lot of change to navigate when you move to a new neighbourho
Avoiding insurance seller scams & finding a legitimate broker
With insurance fraud on the rise across the country, we want to arm you with the information you need so you can recognize potential scams and make smart choices, especially when it comes to buying insurance.
How to Keep your Personal Information Secure when using Smart Home Devices
We use smartphones and tablets for everything, from banking to sharing
What is Accident Benefits Coverage in Car Insurance?
In your car insurance policy, the Accident Benefits section provides c
What Happens if your Vehicle is Damaged by a Pothole?
Most drivers are familiar with the unique sense of dread that sets in
What you Should Know About Buying Car Insurance for your Teen’s First Vehicle
If your teenager just passed their final driving test, they’re probably gearing up to look for their first car — and it’s more than likely that you’ll be enlisted to help them find insurance.
Auto Insurance Rates Continue to Rise
In the second quarter of 2019, Ontario auto insurance rates increased on average by 1.99% across the market. Why have insurance premiums gone up? According to Economical Insurance, there are several factors and not all of them are within your control.
Exploring your Options: Advanced Driver Assistance Systems
As technology advances, so do the safety mechanisms in new vehicles, meaning there are even more choices to make when picking out a new set of wheels — but this should be exciting, not overwhelming.
How Vehicle Modifications can Impact your Car Insurance
When it comes to your vehicle, a modification is anything that alters
Do I still have to Pay my Deductible if I’m Not at Fault for an Accident?
While each situation is unique and there’s no one-size-fits-all answer, let’s look at a few of the factors that help determine whether or not you’ll have to pay your deductible when your insurance company determines you’re not at fault for a collision.
Before, During, and After a Windstorm
Strong, gusty winds can do some serious damage to your property and make for unsafe driving conditions. While most home and car insurance policies do include coverage for damage caused by windstorms, there are some things you can do before, during, and after a windstorm to stay safe and avoid damage to your property and your car.
Can you Use your Personal Vehicle for Business?
Whether you have a long commute to the office or you drive around on the job, you should know what kind of business use is covered by your personal auto insurance policy — and at what point you need to update your coverage or purchase a commercial policy.
Q&A: What happens if you have Canadian car insurance and you get into a collision in the United States?
Whether you’re taking a quick weekend getaway or you’re planning on staying in the States all winter, you should know that your car insurance policy probably has you covered if you get into a collision while you’re there.
Five Things you should know About Cannabis Legalization and your Insurance
Since recreational cannabis use was legalized this past October, a lot
Protecting the Value of your Vehicle – What you need to Know
Any time you purchase a new vehicle, you want to ensure your financial
Ten Items to Keep In your Winter Driving Emergency Kit
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Member's Bill Could Dramatically Increase Auto Rates in Rural Ontario
Recently, a Progressive Conservative MPP in the Greater Toronto Area (