Blogs » Law and Legal Services » Deutshmann Personal Injury & Disability Law - PERSONAL INJURY & DISABILITY LAW BLOG
 

Blogs

Deutshmann Personal Injury & Disability Law - PERSONAL INJURY & DISABILITY LAW BLOG
Snow Machine Season is coming
Return to Blog 
Paquette Travers & Deutschmann, Personal Injury & Disability Lawyers Logo

Our local snowmobile dealer had a big sale last week, and I've been watching people leave with loaded trailers since. The owner is a great guy, keen to educate people on how to have fun and stay safe on their machines. The proper use of safety equipment and getting insured are part of his regular advice.

We've had a few dustings of snow already and riders here in the Region and beyond are getting the machines ready to run. Every year we hear about accidents involving snowmobiles and cars. I thought it would be a good idea to run through the insurance requirements for snowmobiles. You can find more information on the FSCO website.

  • Insurance is required for anyone operating a snowmobile off private property.
  • You must be 16 and have a valid driver's licence, or a motorized snow vehicle operator's licence to drive on a trail.
  • If you are 12 or older you need a motorized snow vehicle operator's licence to drive on a trail.
  • You need $200,000 third party liability coverage, SABs coverage, Direct compensation coverage (DCPD), and uninsured automobile coverage.
  • You may wish to have coverage of loss or damage to your snowmobile.

Insurance rates can vary wildly and snowmobile insurance is a specialty item. Your car insurer may not offer it. Remember that your driving record impacts the rate you'll pay for your snowmobile insurance, and the reverse is also true. Make sure your kids take a snowmobile safety course.

Enjoy your riding this winter.

 

Posted on Wednesday, Dec 04, 2013 - 11:28:00 AM EST
 Comments  (0) Post a Comment 
   By Deutschmann Personal Injury & Disability Law - Visit Our Business Directory Listing  |   Return to Blog 

Blogs Home   |   Start a Blog   |   Subscribe To Blog
News   |   Announcements   |   Events Calendar
Contact The News Editor   |   News FAQs

 
    <<     January  2022     
S M Tu W Th F S
            1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31          
Jump to:

Article Categories
Disability Law
Car Insurance
Community
Law Enforcement
Personal Injury Law
Safety

Recent Articles
Exercise Is an Important and Effective Treatment for Low Back Pain
Now This Shows Dedication to Cycling
When the Most Joyful Moment In Life Becomes The Tragic - Birth Trauma Injury
Inspiring Client Stories
Winter Tires? Are you still on the fence?
Can Concussion Diagnosis Be A Urine Test Away?
Looking for a Fun Way to Enjoy Winter? How About Fat Biking
'Dancing Molecules' offer new hope for traumatic spinal cord injury recovery
Snowmobile Season is Fast Approaching – Are you Ready for a Safe Season?
Will We Need COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots? It Looks So.
Measuring Blood Protein Level May Be Key to Predicting Brain Injury Outcome
First Indy Autonomous Car Race Features Local Entry
Swimming Pool Injuries in Ontario – Common and Dangerous
Cycling Safety – Cycling Facts
What You Need to Know About Personal Injury Cases
Sitting too much? Most of us are and it's as bad for us as smoking.
OPP Say It’s Vital Users Understand E-Bike and Scooter and Mobility Scooter Rules
See a car with a green flashing light? Yield the right-of-way!
If the Expert Predictions Are Right the Future of Driverless Cars Is Very Nice!
Resilience is Key to Spinal Cord Injury Recovery

Articles by Month of Posting
December 2021
November 2021
October 2021
September 2021
August 2021
July 2021
June 2021
May 2021
April 2021
March 2021
February 2021
January 2018
January 2017
January 2016
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
August 2012
July 2012
May 2012
April 2012