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Car owners in Ontario are required by law to have car insurance. This is in part because Ontario operates on a no-fault insurance system, which means drivers go through their own insurance company no matter who is at fault in an accident or incident. Beyond this, car insurance is important in the unfortunate event that you are ever involved in an accident. It helps to ensure that you, your vehicle, and your passengers are protected.
From a legal perspective, if you’re pulled over by law enforcement you’ll be asked to show your license, registration, and proof of insurance. Your proof of insurance is your “pink slip,” which is provided to you when you purchase or renew your auto insurance. It contains the name of your insurance provider, your policy number, and the names and addresses of the insured parties.
If you fail to provide your pink slip, not only can you face hefty fines, but your auto insurance rates may also go up! Be sure to keep your pink slip in your vehicle at all times, as mandated by the Auto Insurance Consumers’ Bill of Rights. This will also be helpful in the event you need to provide another driver with your insurance details.
Ontario drivers pay an average of $1,445 per year for car insurance, according to the Insurance Bureau of Canada. While the province no longer holds the title of most expensive car insurance in the country (that crown now goes to British Columbia), Ontario drivers still face rates higher than the majority of Canadians.
This is why provincial regulators recommend comparing Ontario auto insurance rates before you purchase a policy. It’s the best way to ensure you’re getting the cheapest rate available.
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Ontario’s standard auto insurance policy is comprised of four mandatory types of coverage, including:
Third-Party Liability: Covers claims as a result of lawsuits arising out of injury, death, property damage in an accident. Drivers must hold a mandatory minimum of $200,000 in liability coverage, though many drivers opt for more.
Accident Benefits: Covers medical expenses, rehabilitation, caregiver expenses, and income replacement in the event of injury, regardless of who is at fault.
Direct Compensation-Property Damage (DC-PD): Pays for damage to your vehicle and its contents in the event of an accident where you are not at fault, provided there is at least one other insured vehicle involved.
Uninsured Automobile: Covers expenses related to injury or death caused by an uninsured driver, in the event of a hit-and-run, or for damage caused to your vehicle by an unidentified uninsured motorist.
Some additional benefits* can be added on to your mandatory policy to further protect yourself and your vehicle. The most common optional car insurance coverages are collision and comprehensive insurance.
Collision coverage/Upset Coverage:
Covers the costs of repairing/replacing a vehicle following a collision with another vehicle, an object, or property.
Covers damages caused by the named perils identified under Specified Perils coverage, as well as losses from perils such as falling/flying objects, theft, fire, hail, windstorms, missiles, and vandalism.
Specified Perils Coverage:
Covers damages caused by named perils such as theft, attempted theft, explosions, natural disasters like fire, lighting, windstorm, hail, rising water, earthquakes, and also other perils specified in your policy. Specified perils do not cover damages due to vandalism, breakage of glass, etc.
All Perils Coverage:
Combines collision/upset and comprehensive coverage and provides additional protection in the event of theft of vehicle by a household member or an employee.
*A deductible may apply to these additional coverages
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