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City Of Airdrie

The city of Airdrie is located in the province of Alberta, to the north side of Calgary in the Edmonton Calgary Corridor. This is the intersection of Highway 567 and Highway 2 or Queen Elizabeth II Highway. Airdrie is a member of CRP (Calgary Regional Partnership) surrounded by the Rocky View County. As per the census of 2016 by Statistics Canada, the population of Airdrie was estimated at 61581. This was an increase of 42.3% when you compare to population data of 2011.

There are many attractions in Airdrie such as Nose Creek Park which annually hosts the Festival of Lights at Christmas.  Other attractions include the Nose Creek Valley Museum, Iron Horse Park, Airdrie Rodeo, Family Fall Fair, Bert Church Live Theatre, etc. Airdrie is also the base of many franchises of sports.

Who Has the Cheapest Car Insurance Quotes in Airdrie

RankAuto Insurance CompanyAnnual Rate
3SG Canada$1,152
4Travelers Dominion$1,255

Most Expensive Auto Insurer in Airdrie

As per comparison of car insurance prices in Airdrie, the highest quote was by Coseco Insurance at an annual cost of $1270. At a cheaper quote of $15, Travelers Dominion Product followed closely. The difference in price between Coseco and the cheapest car insurance was just $150.

Cheapest Auto Insurer in Airdrie

The above table shows a comparison of car insurance prices in Airdrie and Millenium Insurance quoted the cheapest annual cost at a price of $1120. Wawanesa Insurance had the next cheapest quote at $17 more than Millennium. Actually, there is not much range of variation between the quotes by various car insurance providers.

Car Insurance in Airdrie Neighborhoods

Airdrie NeighbourhoodsCar Insurance can be as low as
Airdrie Meadows$859
Bayside/Bay spring$872
Big Springs$872
Coopers Crossing$872
East Lake Industrial$872
Edmonton Trail$1137
King’s Heights$872
Old Town$872
Prairie Springs$872
Silver Creek$872
Sun Ridge$872
The Village$872
Willow Brook$872
Yankee Valley Crossing$872

Road Safety & Traffic Management in Airdrie

Traffic Management

The city of Airdrie monitors all the devices used for traffic control in the city. These include signs owned by the city such as stop, school zone, regulatory, and yield. All roadways and intersections are monitored to enhance public safety by ensuring pedestrian corridors and traffic signals are placed where they are needed. This depends on both the feasibility of such measures and the traffic volume.

Getting around Airdrie

It is convenient to get around Airdrie by road, air, and rail for ease of transport, shipping and passenger services. Airdrie is on Highway 2 that connects Edmonton to Calgary. Highway 567 also connects Airdrie to the east side of Irricana and Cochrane on the west. The closest airport is Airdrie Airport and the international airport is in Calgary. ICE (InterCity Express) is a 2-way transport between Calgary and Airdrie and the local bus service is by Airdrie Transit.

The Queen Elizabeth Highway 2 passes connect the city of Airdrie from south to north. It is also on the busy CANAMEX highway. This highway links between Mexico and Alaska as well as Trans-Canada highway is within easy access. You may get into the US by Coutts and Sweetgrass border crossing around 220 miles to the south of Airdrie. This means shipments to the US may reach within 2 days.

City Initiatives

Airdrie had the last safety plan for Traffic regulations in 2011 for revising the operations for traffic safety in Airdrie. This plan is a revised model to improvise the traffic movements in the city to reduce the rate of injuries due to collisions in 7 targets.

  • Crackdown on Impaired Drivers – Increase monitoring of impaired driving instances by stopping to check for seat belt usage
  • Aggressive driving – To target drivers who drive aggressively and do not stop for traffic signs. They also violate lane change rules or pass dangerously
  • Distracted driving – Drivers who use prohibited handheld devices while driving
  • Road user safety – Pedestrians, motorcyclists, and cyclists who are more vulnerable to traffic collisions with a higher rate of injuries
  • Winter driving – Increase winter driving care and awareness to avoid collisions
  • Enforcement of commercial vehicles – Safe operation of commercial heavy vehicles
  • Zones enforcement – School zones, park and playground zones, construction zones need to be carefully monitored randomly by patrol officers

Busiest Intersections In Airdrie

Some of the busiest intersections prone to traffic collisions and injuries in Airdrie:

  • Windsong Drive and Eighth Street
  • 40th Avenue and Eighth Street
  • Eighth Street and Veterans Boulevard
  • Chinook Winds Drive and Yankee Valley Blvd
  • Yankee Valley Blvd and Eighth Street

Motor Vehicle Collision & Injuries Statistics in Airdrie

YearReported CollisionsInjuries% Collision with Injuries

The above table shows the number of traffic collisions and injuries during a 5 year period from 2009 to 2013. In 2010, the number of collisions reported increased by 26. And this caused a 3% rise in injuries due to collisions. Since then the number of collisions reported has been on the decline and in 2011 this decreased by 18. An 8% rate of injuries in 2011 rose dramatically to 14% in 2012. However, the number of reported collisions in 2012 was 16 instances lesser than in 2011. In 2013, this showed an opposing trend as there was a decline in the number of injuries in collisions by 3%. Whereas the number of reported collisions was at an all-time high over the five-year period at 1104.

List of Car Insurance Companies and Brokers in Airdrie

Certas Home270 Silver Springs Way NWAirdrieABT4B 2Y4587-775-5527
Kensington Insurance128 Edmonton Trail NEAirdrieABT4B 1S1587-315-3734
BrokerLink401-191 Edwards Way SWAirdrieABT4B 3E24039486401
State Farm Insurance105-541 Kingsview Way SEAirdrieABT4A 0C94039486664
The Co-operators15-620 1 Ave NWAirdrieABT4B 2R34039481195
Air-Alta Insurance (Airdrie) Ltd1-213 Main St NWAirdrieABT4B 0R6587-775-1946
Andrew Agencies Ltd107-120 2 Ave NEAirdrieABT4B 2N2587-775-1942
Allstate Insurance Company Of Canada2800 Main St SEAirdrieABT2J 6W55877754000

* Methodology

We did the survey by assuming that the car insurance premiums are calculated for a 35-year-old man with his own car. He has a good credit rating and the coverage is for basic liability. There are no traffic tickets for the past 5 years and the annual mileage is between 5000 km to 8000 km.

All insurance quotes shown for comparison are only examples. These quotes do not guarantee rates for any particular insurance provider with the lowest possible rate. The quotes depend on various factors as per the lowest cost insurance company. These include the driver and car profile, driving record, location, and many other criteria.


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