Get Your RV Summer Ready!
We are finally just weeks away from summer… which means it’s just about time to dust off all that camping (or glamping) gear and get out there! Whether in an RV, pop-up camper, camper van, or even tent, this checklist is an excellent guide to the must-dos before getting on the road. It’s better to […]
ICBC Decal Elimination & Introduction To Online Renewals
Get ready for two new changes to ICBC this weekend! As of May 1st, 2022, BC drivers will no longer be required to display insurance decals on their license plates. After May 1st, you can remove your decals, cover them with any color of plain material, or you may legally continue to display expired decals. […]
Motorcycle Safety Tips!
As a motorcyclist, you are more vulnerable on the road than the drivers of passenger vehicles. Motorcycles are small, making them less visible to other vehicles. On a motorcycle, you also lack the extra protection of a seatbelt and airbags. In BC, motorcycle accidents increase in the spring and summer and, unfortunately, lead to more […]
Safe Winter Driving Tips
Driving in winter can be intimidating, so we’ve developed a guideline to help you move confidently during these wet winter months! Prepare Yourself and Your Vehicle Preparing yourself and your vehicle is the first step to ensuring a safe winter drive. We strongly recommend going through this checklist before hitting the road. Install winter tires. […]
Top Tips To Keep You Safe As A Pedestrian
As the days get shorter and the weather worsens, it’s essential to be extra cautious on the roads, which is advised for drivers and pedestrians. Studies show that nearly half the crashes that occur in B.C. involve pedestrians. These accidents almost always happen in the darker months, from October to January, and typically occur at […]
Car Thefts: Top Tips To Keep You And Your Vehicle Safe
With warmer weather rolling in, we are all eager to get outside- spending more time outdoors and on the road. As beautiful as British Columbia is, it is ranked #3 in Canada for auto theft. There are many reasons why individuals decide to steal cars. It may be to resell them above market value, to […]
Top Tips To Avoid And Prevent Distracted Driving Risks
We recently published a car insurance post on top driving safety tips, but in this post, we want to focus on some top tips to avoid distractions while driving. Keep these in mind whenever you plan to go; stay focused and safe! Get Comfortable & Prepared Early The first tip that CARFAX gives regarding distracted […]
Driving Safety Tips To Avoid Accidents & Insurance Claims
With the warmer spring and summer weather rolling in, you’re probably starting to creep outside a little more, and that usually means a lot more driving. Perhaps you are planning some road trips or summer vacations as well. Here are some driving safety tips to keep in mind to help you stay safe from car […]
ICBC’s Enhanced Care Coverage Comes To Effect On May 1st, 2021
In 2020, British Columbia’s provincial government announced a new ICBC plan for drivers in B.C. The time has now arrived, and ICBC’s Enhanced Care coverage was coming into effect on May 1st, 2021. So what does this mean for drivers and their auto insurance? Some policyholders will have insurance savings, lower premiums, improved recovery benefits, […]
ICBC Renewal Process Is Now Quick, Safe & Easy. Call Us!
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic and customer feedback, ICBC is rolling out a new quick, safe, and easy way to renew your car insurance virtually and over the phone! Read on to learn more, and call us at Harbord to get your renewal processed. ICBC Renewal Process: 100% Virtual The new ICBC policy renewal process […]