Parking Lot Accidents: Know What to Do If You are In One

Parking lots, especially the ones near large commercial complexes, malls or train stations, are buzzing with activity all day long. In addition to vehicles, bikers and pedestrians, there may be shopping carts, cyclists and even school buses moving in various directions within the lot. Add to that the medians, narrow lanes and tight parking spaces,…

Stress-Induced Car Accidents are a Reality: Learn How to Prevent Them

In the age of technologically advanced automobiles, with automatic gears and sensor-activated safety features, it is not uncommon for you to get distracted by other activities while driving. From calling and texting, to sipping coffee and snacking, your smart vehicles make it very tempting to multi-task irresponsibly. Since managing your car has become so effortless,…

When do I need car insurance in Alberta?

Driving without car insurance is a serious matter and the penalties reflect this fact. The minimum fine for a first offense in Alberta is $2,875; the maximum is $10,000. But how does it work when you’re borrowing a car or renting one for a few days? Do you still need insurance? We’ve got the answers…

FAQs for new drivers in Edmonton

Once you’ve learned to drive, you may be in a hurry to get on the road. But before hopping in the car there are a few things we need to know. Here are the basics about car insurance in Alberta, as well as some information on registering your vehicle. Is auto insurance mandatory in Alberta?…

Summer Road Trip

It’s summertime, so you’re probably planning a road trip! Whether you’re going to the beach, a cottage in the woods or just to grandma’s house, you should check that your car is in good working order before you hit the highway. Here’s a handy checklist to ensure that you have a great road trip. And…