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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Last year, just two of British Columbia’s worst wildfires cost insurers over $127 million. As we entered August 2018, the province had already spent more than $89 million on fires spanning from the Okanagan to right here in the Greater Vancouver area as Richmond’s aptly named Burns Bog continued to blaze. The threat of future scary and […]

We’ve got some record breaking temperatures and hours of sun this summer in BC, and households with swimming pools are quickly becoming hot spots themselves. Friends and family members are coming out of the woodwork and neighborhood kids are joining in to make your backyard look more like the local community center. And while it […]

After news broke that Greyhound Canada is permanently removing all BC routes (aside from Vancouver to Seattle) from its service, people from all over the British Columbia are scrambling to come up with solutions for their Western Canada travels when flights aren’t viable. While options from the private sector will soon rear their head, you can […]

Vacation homes are put to good use all year long in our neck of British Columbia, thanks to the moderate climate and bounty of outdoor recreational amenities through the four seasons. Of course, the summer is an especially exciting time for vacation property owners, but while there are numerous leisure and rental revenue opportunities to […]

It’s Bike to Work (and School) Week here in BC, an annual event to promote sustainable commuting that runs from May 28 to June 3 in 2018. While this affair celebrates cycling as an alternative form of transportation, it also draws attention to a concern beyond one’s carbon footprint. ICBC warns that six cyclists are […]