Just as you need an additional type of driver's license to ride a motorcycle, you also need additional insurance. Even though a motorcycle is only able to be used partially during the year in Canada thanks to our harsh winter weather, drivers cannot include coverage under a standard auto insurance policy. Riders need to purchase a motorcycle insurance policy.
Whether you want to spend the summer with family, or work on a temporary contract, if you visit Canada, you want to make sure you have access to the health care services you need, especially if you end up needing emergency care.
There are all sorts of reasons to rent a car, even if you already own one. Whether you need a set of wheels while visiting a faraway destination, or your car is in for repairs, there’s one thing many people tend not to think much about when renting a car: the insurance.
Auto insurance is mandatory in Canada. If you have a driver’s licence you probably already know this. You probably also know that car insurance can be pretty pricey, especially for young or new drivers and drivers with traffic violations. It might be tempting to just not get insurance and save that money.
If you think you're paying too much money for annual car insurance premiums, there are a couple of things you can do to get discounts on your car insurance policy. You can change your coverage and shop around for lower rates or you can talk with your current insurance provider and ask about available discounts.
If you’re like most people, chances are you’ve stuck with the same insurance company you grew up using -- or at least the one that you’ve been with for most of your adult life. While loyalty can be a good thing, sometimes it blinds us to realizing we’re stuck in a less than ideal situation.