Ontario man denied insurance claim after modifying his sports car

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Desjardins initially refused payout due to modified exhaust

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A 21-year-old driver was denied an insurance claim after writing off his vehicle, due to it being modified from stock.

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According to Global News, Modasir Ayobi leased a 2020 Subaru BRZ for $500 per month. He takes great pride in his sports car, and even works two jobs to be able to afford it. It was great sadness when he had an accident on March 12th, and insurance declared

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Car Insurance for a Car With Modifications

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Car modifications give you a way to stand out from the crowd and make your car your own. You may modify your car to make it look unique, improve the performance or because you want custom paint. Some people need modifications to their vehicle because of a disability, so they can drive or ride as a passenger. You can even modify your car for safety reasons.

Regardless of the reason for car modification, the costs you’ll incur aren’t just for parts and accessories. Depending on the modifications, it may cost more to insure your car than it would if you

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Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Studies Motorcycle ABS

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Press Release | September 1, 2021

Nearly a decade after the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety first called for a federal mandate requiring street-legal motorcycles to be equipped with antilock braking systems (ABS), the data continue to pile up in favor of this lifesaving technology.

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Studies Motorcycle ABS

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Examining fatal crash rates for 65 motorcycle models offering ABS as an option over 2013-19, the researchers found that bikes equipped with the feature were involved in 22 percent fewer fatal crashes per 10,000 registered vehicle years. A registered vehicle year is equal to one motorcycle registered for

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