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Car Insurance

Drive High? That’s Impaired Driving

As of October 17th, cannabis in Canada will be legal, but it remains illegal to drive while high. Talk of impaired driving usually focuses on people who have been drinking, however with the legalization of cannabis for recreational use on the horizon, the dialogue has broadened to include drug-impaired driving

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Be a Road Hero: The way you drive can save lives

Pssstt… ordinary motorist: you there, ferrying your kids to soccer, you over there, trying to get to work on time, and you too, just out running errands. We have a special mission for you. It could save a life. Do you accept? This National Road Safety Week, May 12-18, the

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How Do You Deal With a Hit and Run?

Another driver has hit your car in a parking lot, denting your car. Car Hit in Parking Lot You’ve just left the grocery store in Hamilton, Ontario and you’re heading to the parking lot when you find that someone has hit your car. Upon closer inspection, you see it’s got

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How to Choose a Deductible

When purchasing auto insurance or home insurance, you’ll need to decide how much your deductibles should be. It’s an important decision because this is the amount you may have to pay out-of-pocket if you need to submit a claim. What is a deductible? A deductible is the portion of an insurance claim you agree

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No-Fault Car Insurance: What it Really Means to You

Several provinces have adopted a no-fault car insurance system designed to help streamline the car insurance claims process. This system can be very beneficial to insurance customers, but it can also be confusing. If you aren’t quite clear on what no-fault really means and how it affects your insurance, you

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How to Save Money on your Car Insurance

Ten Tips from the experts at Acumen Insurance – How to SAVE money on your Car Insurance in Hamilton Car insurance rates are anything but insignificant for the vast majority of drivers, but there are ways to spend less on the coverage you need. 1. Choose a car with the

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Is Driver Training Really Necessary?

Becoming a new driver is a very exciting time. It means finally having the freedom to take yourself where you need to go, and no longer having to rely on others for a ride. It’s a liberating feeling. However becoming a new driver also comes with a lot of added

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Bundle Up! Save Money on your Insurance

Most insurance companies today offer bundled insurance plans that can save money on your auto and home coverage. An insurance bundle, or multi-line discount with the same insurance provider will simplify your coverage, and can lead to substantial savings on your monthly premiums. The Benefits of Bundling Home and Auto Homeowners’ and Auto Insurance are likely

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SUMMER EMERGENCY CAR KIT: What’s in yours?

The same heat that causes vehicles to break down can also be dangerous for summer drivers and passengers. That’s why it’s important to prepare your vehicle and yourself for high summer temperatures, especially when heading out on that summer vacation. To prepare yourself, you need an emergency car kit specially

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Road Trip! Protect your Car & Home

Hit the road prepared with these road trip tips. Road trips are a great way to travel because you’re in the driver’s seat. You can decide when to stop, where to stop and for how long. Road trips, however, sometimes come with bumps that can slow you down if you’re

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