Recently a man received a ticket for distracted driving for answering a text message while waiting in line at a Beaumont area Tim Horton's drive through. While there is some speculation that he may have been texting on the way to Tim Horton's as well, it seemed like a good time to take another look at Alberta's distracted Driving Legislation.
On September 1, 2011 Alberta became the first province in Canada to write a law that addresses distracted driving and cell phone use. It is also Canada's most comprehensive distracted driving law, which has led to a bit of confusion over what activities would be considered breaking the law and what would be perfectly legal. Read below to dispel some of these myths.
With car insurance rates potentially on the rise one consideration when purchasing a car is whether it may be a target for theft. Vehicles targeted for theft are more expensive to insure. High end vehicles are often targeted by criminal organizations who then sell them for parts. To help avoid buying a stolen car consumers can buy from reputable dealers, and reputable repair shops. Get a car history report to lessen the chances of becoming a victim of auto theft.
Purchasing home and life insurance is a no-brainer. But what about taking the proper precautions to ensure that you hopefully won't need to make claims? The weather is right for cycling - are you wearing your helmet?
"My friend wants to borrow my car."