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Basic Car Maintenance to Avoid a Malfunctioning Vehicle

Monday, 24 April 2017

Basic Car Maintenance to Avoid a Malfunctioning Vehicle

#AskStevenWilder

A malfunctioning vehicle can be more than just an inconvenience when you're on the road. It can actually put you at risk of being involved in a significant accident if you're not careful. Doing all of your proper maintenance on your vehicle at all times can decrease the chances that you will be involved in a dangerous accident that could injure or kill other individuals. You should always have your car's oil changed regularly in order to minimize the chances that you will have a breakdown on the roads.

What You Should Know About Dooring Collisions and How You Can Prevent Them

Friday, 21 April 2017

What You Should Know About Dooring Collisions and How You Can Prevent Them

#AskRobertGabor

If you stop at a parking area or near a curb and throw open the vehicle’s door, are you checking to ensure there’s no one there first? Most people don’t think twice and assume that all is safe once they have arrived at their destination, but this false sense of security is contributing to a growing number of serious door accidents involving cyclists. Cyclists may be passing by and easily missed in a person’s scoping the area before opening a car, but the weight of the car door can leave a cyclist paying the price for another person’s carelessness.

Know Your Legal Obligations and Rights In Case of a Car Accident

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Know Your Legal Obligations and Rights In Case of a Car Accident

#AskSimonDiamond

What to do and say following a car accident might not be something on the mind of the average Ontario motorist. A safety-conscious driver is probably not thinking about being involved in a collision. However, according to a report produced by the Ministry of Transportation in Toronto, almost 65,000 vehicles were involved in collisions on Ontario roadways resulting in personal injury or death in a single year. Drivers who know their legal obligations in advance might avoid legal issues and criminal penalties when an accident happens.

Find Out If You Are Protected Under Ontario Premises Liability Law

Monday, 17 April 2017

Find Out If You Are Protected Under Ontario Premises Liability Law

#AskHeikkiCox-Kikkajoon

The concept of premises liability, holding the owner or those in control of real property responsible when a guest or other person on the property is injured, offers protection for individuals injured due to unsafe or dangerous conditions. The failure of owners to properly maintain their property can make them liable for the payment of compensation to someone who is injured, but there are exceptions to just how far the law in Ontario goes in protecting people when they are on someone else’s property.

Wearable Tech And Concussions

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Wearable Tech And Concussions

#AskDanielDiamond

Several news stories have highlighted new wearable tech that is being used to learn more about concussions sustained by athletes. Much of this new technology is aimed at learning more about how impacts during contact-heavy sports damage the brain and the human body. American football is one sport in particular that has been singled out because of the number of retired NFL players who suffer from brain damage.

How to Avoid Animal Crossing Accidents

Monday, 10 April 2017

How to Avoid Animal Crossing Accidents

#AskZevBergman

On average, a vehicle-wild animal collision occurs every 38 minutes. Each year, there are over 14,000 highway collisions with wildlife in Ontario. Even though animal accidents occur throughout the year, the risk of an accident involving animals increases in May and June and from October to January.

Lying On Insurance Policy Leads To Big Problems

Friday, 07 April 2017

Lying On Insurance Policy Leads To Big Problems

#AskCoreySax

Do you believe telling a little white lie is wrong? Have you ever told a little white lie to avoid hurting someone’s feelings? How about telling a little white lie to save money? In many cases, telling a little white lie does not come back to haunt you; however, there are some lies that can result in a financial hardship.  For example, telling a lie on an insurance application can cause a lot of trouble down the road when you file a claim against the insurance policy.

The Dangers of a Messy Car & Rowdy Passengers

Wednesday, 05 April 2017

The Dangers of a Messy Car & Rowdy Passengers

#AskStephanieSlavens

When you think about car accidents, you may think about an accident caused by drunk, speeding, distracted, or drowsy drivers. However, there are many reasons why a car accident occurs. In addition to driver error, mechanical failures, defective auto parts, and improperly designed roads can be factors in a car accident. Two common factors in a car accident that people do not think much about are messy cars and rowdy passengers.

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