Caledon Collision Rate Tops Brampton

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Allstate Insurance is out with their annual safe driving study and Brampton maintains the 6th highest collision rate at 7.61 collisions per 100 cars. This is an increase of 9% since the previous study in 2015. The rate in Caledon rose 28% to 7.62 collisions per 100 cars catapulting car drivers there into spot #5 . The study was conducted in Ontario, Alberta, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.

In October, a study released by Kanetix.ca ranked Brampton as tops in the province with the highest insurance rates at $2,268. Caledon has one of the lowest rates in the GTA at $1,164.


Brampton Car Insurance Rates by Postal Code:

Brampton L6A – $2,398
Brampton L6P – $2,398
Brampton L6R – $2,398
Brampton L6S – $2,186
Brampton L6T – $2,186
Brampton L6V – $2,221
Brampton L6W – $2,186
Brampton L6X – $2,253
Brampton L6Y – $2,253
Brampton L6Z – $2,211

Rates in areas South of Brampton

Mississauga – L4T – $1,998
Mississauga – L5T – $1,998
Mississauga – L5W – $1,998
Mississauga – L5N – $1,782

Rates in areas North of Brampton

Caledon – $1,164


Collision Rates

Halifax 7.90%
Ajax 7.77%
North York 7.67%
Scarborough 7.63%
Caledon 7.62% Up 28%
Brampton 7.61% Up 9%
Toronto 7.33%
Milton 7.26%
Maple 7.06%
Pickering 7.04%
Woodbridge 6.98%
Guelph 6.81%
Mississauga 6.76% Up 7%
Etobicoke 6.54%
Hamilton 6.51%
Markham 6.50%
Kitchener 6.04%
Oakville 5.98%
Cambridge 5.73%
Waterloo 5.66%
Georgetown 5.58%
Burlington 5.47%
St. Catherines 5.36%
Niagara Falls 5.21%

 

ARC Insurance BrokersĀ ranked and compared insurance premiums across Canada in 2014. It found that Ontario had the most expensive rates ($1,281 per year) in Canada with the highest frequency of claims, lawsuits and injuries and high levels of fraud and organized crime. Rates accounted for 4.5% of disposable income. At that time, Quebec’s system of public/private insurance was tops with an average annual premium of $642 per year.