Saskatchewan to strengthen impaired, distracted driving laws

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Regina, Saskatchewan — December 21, 2016 — Saskatchewan is bringing in new, tougher traffic laws to help curb intoxicated and distracted driving. The new regulations will come into effect on January 1, 2017. Currently, drivers in Saskatchewan are prohibited from using a cellphone while driving. The new law will see drivers prohibited from holding, viewing, […]

Global View: Inside China’s collision repair industry

China has been very quick to develop a comprehensive set of mobility services around taxi-hailing platforms, chauffeur services, ride sharing, car sharing, and peer-to-peer car sharing. This may lead to a situation where the country has fewer car owners than at its peak, but more vehicles on the road.

By Barett Poley Peterborough, Ontario — November 24, 2016 — The International Bodyshop Industry Symposium (IBIS) draws together key influencers and thought leaders from across the globe to discuss the trends and factors impacting the collision repair industry both at home and abroad. Collision Repair magazine is the exclusive Canadian Media Partner for IBIS. We […]

State Farm survey highlights Canadians’ distracted driving habits

State Farm survey highlights Canadians' distracted driving habits

Aurora, Ontario — May 19, 2015   According to the findings of a recent national survey, a large number of Canadian motorists are guilty of distracted driving. The results of the online survey — conducted by State Farm Canada in February, polling 1,300 Canadian motorists in urban and rural communities — were released May 14. […]