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Alberta Government Freezes Insurance Rates and Opens Up Payment Plans

By Rob Stevenson on Jan 27, 2023 2:34:54 PM

The Alberta government announced on January 25, 2023 that they would be freezing auto insurance rates and making it easier for residents to pay monthly for their insurance. We wanted to clarify what this all means for Albertans, how your it impacts your insurance premiums this year, and what it will mean going forward. 

Topics: Car Insurance Insurance Premiums Inflation Alberta Insurance
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8 Sounds Your Vehicle Makes and What They Could Mean

By Jake McCoy on Jan 20, 2023 11:15:00 AM

If your car is making any sound other than the typical operating noises, you probably have some issues with your vehicle. In order to help your avoid expensive auto repairs it's good to proactively listen to what your car is telling you. Keeping an ear out for unusual sounds in your car can help you identify potential problems early and prevent costly repairs. Here are some common car sounds and what they may indicate: 

Topics: Car Insurance
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The Car Wouldn't Start This Morning - Here's What I Did

By Jake McCoy on Dec 20, 2022 5:30:00 PM

This morning in Leduc County, where I am currently living, it was -43˚C when accounting for the wind chill. Given that it is December 20th in central Alberta, this kind of weather isn't really out of the ordinary. Living on an acreage, we park our vehicles outside on the driveway overnight. With multiple people living in the house, we have 4 vehicles on the property.

Topics: Car Insurance Culture
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Someone Broke My Car Mirror, Here's What I did

By Jake McCoy on Sep 30, 2022 4:15:00 PM

After spending a wonderful Sunday out with my friends, I came back to my apartment around 8:30PM and parked my car on the street, just as I had done several times before without issue. After a restful nights sleep, I got up the next morning to less than pleasant surprise. Someone had kicked out my cars mirrors. 

Topics: car thieves Car Insurance car accident car safety
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Road Rage - What's The Cost of Agressive Driving?

By Jake McCoy on Aug 5, 2022 8:45:00 AM

Most people are familiar with the term “road rage” and have an idea of what it means. They would likely associate it with someone swearing and/or yelling at other drivers from their vehicle, honking unnecessarily, or generally driving unsafely out of agitation. This behaviour is actually more in line “aggressive driving”. You might be thinking that those sound interchangeable, but there is an important distinction between them.

Topics: Risk Management safety Car Insurance Car Insurance Edmonton distracted driving UBI Road Rage Aggressive Driving
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How to Transfer Your Registration and Insurance to a New Car

By Gina Schopfer on Aug 20, 2021 1:47:06 PM

You just bought a new car, and you're trading your old one in. There are a few steps to take in order to make this happen, including transferring your registration and insurance. We at Armour are here to help you check each step off as you go!

Topics: Car Insurance New Car registration
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Motorcycle VS Auto Insurance

By Gina Schopfer on Jun 30, 2021 3:17:47 PM

A motorcycle costs quite a bit less than most cars. BUT insuring a motorcycle usually costs more. Many people may think motorcycle and auto insurance should be fairly similar, but most avid bikers know the major differences between the two. We're here to lay it all out for you!

Topics: Auto Insurance Car Insurance motorcycle insurance Summer Insurance Guide
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Intact Launching Roadside Assistance

By Gina Schopfer on May 28, 2021 4:10:19 PM

Intact has announced their upcoming launch of Roadside Assistance: a new form of coverage to give customers peace of mind on the road. By calling a toll-free number or hopping on the Intact Insurance App, you can have worry-free, immediate assistance when you need it most. Roadside Assistance will be effective for new business on June 16, 2021, and for renewals on July 16, 2021.

Topics: Car Insurance intact insurance roadside assistance
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Do I Need Separate Insurance for My Trailer?

By Gina Schopfer on May 21, 2021 4:40:49 PM

One of Canada's favourite summer past times is hooking up the trailer and hitting the road in pursuit of adventure. Whether it's the mountains, the lake, or anything in between–there's nothing more freeing than a road trip with "home" tagging along for the ride.

Topics: Car Insurance Summer Insurance Guide trailer trailer insurance
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Alberta Government Making Moves to Fix Alberta Auto Insurance

By Rob Stevenson on Nov 2, 2020 10:42:01 AM

Alberta's UCP government is making moves to fix issues that have been plaguing Alberta drivers and insurance companies for some time. Insurance companies who have been attempting to work with our government to improve the situation for Alberta drivers are seeing a light at the end of the tunnel as the UCP announces plans to make changes for the better. This should mean a healthier insurance outlook, more medical support to those injured in collisions and more affordable insurance for Alberta drivers.

Topics: Auto Insurance Car Insurance Insurance Premiums

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