Car Accidents

Can Your Driving Habits Survive The Fall Back To Standard Time?

Anne Marie Thomas | Posted 11.03.2016 | Canada Living
Anne Marie Thomas

Fhe time change means there's going to be an extra challenge in the coming weeks. Darkness will fall much earlier and road conditions will start to deteriorate. Here's what you need to keep in mind before starting the car and getting on the road.

There Is A Reason Summer Drivers Get Into More Collisions

Anne Marie Thomas | Posted 07.29.2016 | Canada Living
Anne Marie Thomas

It's the most wonderful time of the year for motorists -- or so you would think. Despite not having to deal with snow or ice on our roads, there's actually a spike of driving tickets and a rise in collisions in July, August and September.

Union Station's 'Pedestrian Friendly' Street Is Anything But

Murtaza Haider | Posted 02.22.2016 | Canada Business
Murtaza Haider

In the name of beautifying streets and the desire to create urban promenades, we often end up with poorly planned arterials that subject pedestrians and others to unnecessary safety risks. Look no further than the Front Street at Union Station in Toronto, where every morning a flood of commuters inundates the neighbouring streets.

Who Is At Fault for This Car Accident?

Simmy Yu | Posted 08.20.2016 | Canada Living
Simmy Yu

I'm sure that most of you have experienced the feeling of having to be somewhere by a certain time, only to get on the road and face terrible traffic and road closures due to car accidents. A question that I get asked frequently is "which car is at fault for my car accident?" While in some scenarios, the answer is easy, usually the answer is...it depends.

Do You Have Insurance Coverage as a Cyclist?

Simmy Yu | Posted 06.29.2016 | Canada Living
Simmy Yu

Despite efforts by many municipalities to make streets more bike-friendly, cyclists are still at a major disadvantage when sharing the road with motor vehicles. In my practice as a personal injury lawyer in Ontario, some of the most devastating injuries we come across involve cyclists struck by cars.

Are You a Control Freak? Use Your Powers for Good

Rhonda Scharf | Posted 05.22.2015 | Canada Living
Rhonda Scharf

Are you sometimes criticized for needing too much control? I often defend my controlling nature saying that it can be a good thing. There are some dangers associated with taking over a situation, however. Here are some points to keep in mind to ensure you don't cross the line at work.

When it Comes to Car Seats, Almost Isn't Good Enough

BabyPost | Posted 06.04.2013 | Canada Living
BabyPost

I am not paranoid. I am not hyper vigilant. I am not the safety police. And my suggestion that people make sure their car seats are installed and used properly isn't something that should be met with annoyance or an eye roll. Car seats save lives.

Driving Under The Influence Of Ill Health? Doctors Prevent Accidents With Warnings

CBC | Posted 11.26.2012 | Canada Living

Fewer people ended up in emergency rooms due to car crashes in Ontario after doctors were paid to report patients who shouldn't drive for medical reas...

Living Is More Than Just Not Dying

Anne Day | Posted 08.18.2012 | Canada Living
Anne Day

Melissa was 22 when she was involved in a car accident in Savanah. She has spent the last eight years recovering, graduating from a wheelchair to crutches, to now walking on her own. Turning her tragedy into something positive has kept Melissa going, helping her to thrive, not just survive.

Death And Taxes: Car Accidents Increase On U.S. Tax Day

CP | Lindsey Tanner, The Associated Press | Posted 06.11.2012 | Canada Living

CHICAGO - The two certainties in life — death and taxes — may be more intertwined than Ben Franklin ever imagined: A study found that deadly auto ...

Government Fender Benders Cost Taxpayers Millions

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.02.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - If the federal government wants to cut costs, it may want to put bureaucrats through driving school.The government's books show fender bender...