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19Oct 2018

No matter what side of the fence you stand on with respect to the debate over the legalization of recreational cannabis use in Canada, it became a reality on October 17, 2018. One topic of conversation that has spawned from the legislation, is the new threat it places on the roads, especially here in BC […]

12Oct 2018

October may be a beautiful time of the year as colorful leaves decorate the sidewalks of BC cities and towns. However, it’s a different scene on the road, with ICBC reporting that October is the month where crashes involving pedestrians increase by 43 percent, a statistic that doesn’t slow down until around January. In order […]

03Oct 2018

While the impact of forest fires on residential communities has received a lot of press over the last couple of years, cooking is consistently the leading cause of (determined) home fires and fire related injuries in British Columbia. This risk grows with the arrival of autumn and winter and all of the festivities that come […]

28Sep 2018

Reports of extreme weather conditions and natural disasters is on the rise. Just this summer (April 2018 – present) we’ve seen over 2,000 wildfires in BC which have burned over 1 million hectares of land. Aside from fires, BC is constantly on the red alert for flooding and storms too. What havoc can be wreaked […]

24Sep 2018

If you’ve been reading our recent articles on safe driving tips then you already know a bit about the impending ICBC changes and how the program will seek to make rates more fair. As of 2019, lower-risk drivers won’t be paying the same premiums as some high-risk drivers. For some, this is great news while for others […]

12Sep 2018
Smartphone Addiction and How to Prevent Distracted Driving

Are you tired of hearing about distracted driving? Us too. However, it remains a major problem in British Columbia, even with ICBC and the provincial government announcing a new set of changes that will have poor drivers pay higher insurance premiums beginning this autumn (2018). To help prepare everyone, a province wide distracted driving campaign kicked off […]

05Sep 2018

Whether your kid is heading off to college or university this semester or the next, there is one very important item to factor into the budget along with tuition, books, and gas money for trips back home for a proper meal. And while it may be the cheapest among these expenditures, it’s one that can […]

29Aug 2018
Other Distractions While Driving

Just when you thought it was safe to get back on the road, Park Insurance is here with yet another set of driver distractions that you need to be aware of. We know, you didn’t think it was possible given that we’ve delivered a comprehensive accounting of common driver diversions, along with this other popular […]

10Aug 2018
How-to-Prevent-Driving-Fatigue

Driver fatigue is a combined form of psychological and physical fatigue that generally impairs the efficiency of anyone operating a motor vehicle. In British Columbia, there is an annual average of nine deaths and 620 injuries from 850 motor vehicle accidents involving driver fatigue. In August alone, driver fatigue is typically responsible for a total of 110 […]