Driving licence

Since it is illegal to operate a vehicle without insurance All motor vehicle in Alberta require an insurance policy for public liability  Easy Quizzz. You’ll need proof of the insurance coverage when you register your vehicle.

We discovered that auto insurance to be quite expensive in Alberta to be very expensive however it is the Provincial Government have now implemented insurance Reforms that aim to make insurance the cost of insurance lower for drivers who are good. If you are required to file the “at blame” claim or continue to commit traffic infractions, you could be severely penalized for the future cost of premiums.

Many insurance companies do not look at your previous no-claims discount or driving history into account. We were also informed that once we got an Alberta Driving License then the cost of insurance would be reduced It is recommended to get it immediately.

You should ensure you have the most current no-claims certificate from your current insurance provider prior to your departure as it can assist.

General Information

Although the cost of gas (petrol) within Canada is increasing, it’s still fairly affordable in comparison to the rest of the western world. For instance, the prices for 2006 are approximately C$1.12 each litre of regular (unleaded) approximately C$1.17 for mid-grade, and C$1.19 for premium. Diesel is becoming increasingly popular and it costs about C$0.90 each litre. The price fluctuates, particularly because of the rise in world oil prices, which is currently happening however, the price drops when the oil price falls.

There’s a wide range of vehicles available and the North American models are being defeated by the more reliable imports from the far east. There is certainly an exchange between the cost of a car quality versus dependability and more people are moving toward more affordable European model cars and away from big gasoline guzzlers. Sports Utility Vehicles (SUV) are available in abundance but not often are they utilized off the road!

Limits on speeding are determined in Kilometres per Hour and are usually quite prudent. In areas of residential close to town transferble to anoth or schools, the speed limit is 30Kph. further out in the city/town limits it is 50Kph. The Highways are between 100 and 110 km/h, however they are slower in areas near housing and small towns. They are controlled by radars in vehicles as well as stationary traps. The point is, when you notice them, it’s too far behind!