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 […]

Sliding into the Season: CAA Manitoba issues winter driving warning for motorists

Winnipeg, Manitoba — Winter is already well on its way for most of Canada and CAA Manitoba is reminding drivers to get their vehicles winter-ready before the snow first hits. “It’s time to prepare your vehicle by installing winter tires and getting your battery checked by a professional,” said manager of government and community relations […]

B.C. makes winter tires mandatory

By CRM Staff  Toronto, Ontario – October 1st, 2018 – British Columbia is cracking down on driver safety. Starting today, all B.C. drivers will be required to have winter tires on their vehicles while driving on the majority of the province’s highways. The regulations were created as an initiative to further promote safe travel during the […]

No casualties in massive pileup on Highway 401

An upturned truck lies in a ditch after a massive crash along the 401. More than 100 vehicles were involved in the incident.

By Barett Poley Bowmanville, Ontario — January 9, 2017 — Ontario’s Highway 401 is both famous and infamous. The road, running between Windsor and the Ontario-Quebec border, is famous for being one of North America’s busiest highway. It’s also infamous as one of the most dangerous roads in the country, especially the stretch around the […]