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If your children live at home and will drive your car, even occasionally, your insurance company will consider them “occasional drivers” and will add them to your auto insurance policy. The rule also applies to others living in your household, including relatives and roommates. When sho.... More »
When it comes to self-improvement, most of us have a hard time with follow-through—and whether you stuck to your Keto diet or not, there are likely items on your financial to-do list that just never get crossed off. One of the easy actions to delay is creating a will. After all, no one wants to th.... More »
On October 20, 2019, Scotiabank identified a technical error where legitimate charges on certain customers’ credit card statements were mislabeled as “BNS Scotia Life Insurance.” The mistaken charges all took place between October 18 and 20. Many customers were angry and took to.... More »
Home insurance can sometimes be tricky. You know you need a home insurance policy, but how do you find the right deductible amount? On the one hand, you want low monthly payments. On the other, you don’t want a high payment to make if something happens and you have to file a claim. But, what’s .... More »
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If you’ve been convicted of impaired driving in Canada or were caught driving with a blood alcohol level greater than .08, you are probably wondering what to expect from your auto insurance company. You likely have a Canada-wide restriction on driving and face a steep fine or jail time. You may have your vehicle impounded and be required to attend treatment.
With a DUI conviction, you will have a criminal record. You may find it difficult to get a job as this conviction will show up in a police background check that a potential employer might run. When it’s time to move, you’ll learn that landlords can decide not to rent to you based on your DUI conviction.
DUI and your auto insurance in Canada
Most insurance companies will terminate your policy. You will have to obtain auto insurance through a high risk market at a significantly higher premium.
A well-informed insurance professional can help you find an auto insurance company that will cover you. Get quotes from multiple companies so you can get the lowest rate…