Snowy Statistics: Winter tire use reduces collision claim frequency by 6.3%, says MPI

Winnipeg, Manitoba ⁠— Based on analysis of claims received by Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) between November and March, the public insurer has found that winter tire use reduces collision claim frequency by 6.3 percent. The analysis was based on collision claims over the insurance years 2011/2012 through 2017/2018. Frequency was measured by comparing claim frequency […]

Can You Believe This?! November 12, 2021

Toronto, Ontario — This week, discover a new way to use air to your advantage when spraying; witness what happens when you try to stop a repossession; discover where your paint materials have run off to and much, much more!

Can You Believe This?! October 29, 2021

Toronto, Ontario — In this special Halloween edition of Collision Repair‘s Can You Believe This, witness pumpkin carriages, skeleton welds, cars prepped to fight back and much, much more!

Taking in Tech: Confidence in ADAS climbs for American drivers 

Heathrow, Florida ⁠— American drivers welcome advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) features like advanced braking and lane assistance, though their confidence in autonomous driving still wavers. A survey conducted by AAA in the United States showed that more than half (58 percent) of drivers want to see ADAS in their next vehicle, and 80 percent […]

In Recovery: DUIs on the decline according to TIRF report, habits shifting

Ottawa, Ontario – The Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF) comes bearing the welcome news that drinking and driving is on the decline in Canada, according to a new study co-sponsored by Beer Canada and Desjardins. The report concluded that “between 1996 and 2017, there was a 57 percent decrease in the number of Canadians who […]

Patrick Carpentier teams up with BASF and CARSTAR to lower distracted driving rates

Patrick Carpentier wants to crack down on distracted driving with driver education events.

By CRM Staff Montreal, Quebec — May 23, 2018 — Distracted driving has become increasingly problematic on Canadian roads over the past few years and it is now one of the leading causes of collisions across the country. For this reason, motorsports star Patrick Carpentier has joined with BASF and CARSTAR to host driver education […]

Saskatchewan distracted driving initiative results in 711 offences

Distracted driving is the leading cause of all traffic collisions.

 By CRM Staff   Regina, Saskatchewan — May 1, 2018 — During the month of March, the Saskatchewan police force embarked on another Traffic Safety Spotlight to catch distracted drivers in the act.    Tactics police used included travelling in unmarked vehicles, standing plain-clothed on sidewalks and observing traffic flow from elevated vantage points. The […]

Nissan puts Saudi women behind the wheel with surprise instructors

Nissan has released a new video celebrating the change to Saudia Arabia's driving laws.

By CRM Staff   Toronto, Ontario — February 5, 2018 –– Five months after the historic change in Saudi Arabia’s laws finally allowing female citizens to earn drivers licenses, women claim they are still facing reluctance from some of their family members. To help overcome this, Nissan offered a group of aspiring female motorists the chance to […]