You may want to pay extra attention if you spend time behind the wheel in Montreal: you are almost three times as likely to be involved in an auto accident than if you drive in Spruce Grove, Alta.
While the rate of deaths and injuries due to auto accidents keeps falling nationally despite more cars on the road, we seem to be bumping into each other with more frequency.
According to the insurance company’s data from its seventh such study, there’s been a 7.3 per cent increase in collisions reflected in a rise of Allstate insurance claims to 5.57 per 100 vehicles from 5.19 in the last study.
At least some of that can be attributed to the recent harsh winters in central and eastern Canada, says Jason Foroglou, agency manager for Allstate’s Curtis-Oshawa branch.
“Probably number 1 is weather,” he told Yahoo Canada. “TheRead More »from Allstate ranks best and worst Canadian cities for auto accident claims