- 1 City Of Airdrie
- 2 Who Has the Cheapest Car Insurance Quotes in Airdrie
- 3 Road Safety & Traffic Management in Airdrie
- 4 Motor Vehicle Collision & Injuries Statistics in Airdrie
- 5 List of Car Insurance Companies and Brokers in Airdrie
- 6 Resources:
- 7 * Methodology
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 that annually hosts the Festival of Lights in 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
|Rank||Auto Insurance Company||Annual Rate|
Most Expensive Auto Insurer in Airdrie
As per a 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 that 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.
Road Safety & Traffic Management in Airdrie
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 the 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 on 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 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.
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 hand held devices while driving
- Road user safety – Pedestrians, motorcyclists, and cyclists who are more vulnerable to traffic collisions with 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
|Year||Reported Collisions||Injuries||% 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 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 were 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 Home||270 Silver Springs Way NW||Airdrie||AB||T4B 2Y4||587-775-5527|
|Kensington Insurance||128 Edmonton Trail NE||Airdrie||AB||T4B 1S1||587-315-3734|
|BrokerLink||401-191 Edwards Way SW||Airdrie||AB||T4B 3E2||4039486401|
|State Farm Insurance||105-541 Kingsview Way SE||Airdrie||AB||T4A 0C9||4039486664|
|The Co-operators||15-620 1 Ave NW||Airdrie||AB||T4B 2R3||4039481195|
|Air-Alta Insurance (Airdrie) Ltd||1-213 Main St NW||Airdrie||AB||T4B 0R6||587-775-1946|
|Andrew Agencies Ltd||107-120 2 Ave NE||Airdrie||AB||T4B 2N2||587-775-1942|
|Allstate Insurance Company Of Canada||2800 Main St SE||Airdrie||AB||T2J 6W5||5877754000|
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 good credit rating and the coverage is for basic liability. There are no traffic tickets since 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.