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Amalgamating as the City of Greater Sudbury in 2001, the settlement finally reached the stability that eluded it over the first century of its existence. The origins of the modern city date to the mid-1880s, about the time the time the transcontinental Canadian Pacific Railway completed. Nickel ore was the main reason, starting a history of mining and logging that left the area wounded and in need of ecological rehabilitation by the 1970s. The changing fortunes of natural resource harvest kept the city swinging between boom and bust until economic diversity as a health and education centre took hold.

Today, the city is thriving. The largest city in the north of Ontario, the 2001 amalgamation improved the tax base. Municipal efforts to reverse ecological damage proceed with vigor, having already been recognized by the United Nations. Community-based programs have re-greened over 3,300 hectares of land, though nearly ten times that much remains.

How Much is Car Insurance in Sudbury Ontario

The table below shows Sudbury car insurance cost for a sample driver.

Quote DateAverage Auto Insurance Cost in Sudbury*
1-Jan-16$944
1-Jul-16$936
19-Mar-17$1,016
01-Aug-17$1,003

*Methodology: We used a sample profile for a male driver aged 30 years with his own vehicle having mandatory coverage. He drives a Honda Civic 2012 car with an average mileage of 5000 – 8000 km per year to commute to work. He has a clean driving record history of 5 years with no accidents or collisions.

We surveyed the car insurance prices in Sudbury for the purpose of illustrating the range in quotes based on driving record, location, and other criteria. To get a customized quote, enter your postal code above.

Mandatory Insurance Coverage in Ontario

As with all cars on Ontario roads, the provincial government requires basic amounts of insurance. The standard statutory policy has four parts. Third party liability insurance protects an at-fault motorist when a lawsuit arises from a motor vehicle accident. Other drivers have the right to sue for damages in the province. However, provincially mandated coverage is $200,000, an amount that’s often insufficient to cover settlements for serious accidents. Many drivers add additional liability insurance. Amounts of $500,000, $1 million and $2 million are common.

Statutory accident benefit coverage adds payments for medical and rehabilitation costs not covered by provincial health care. These amounts were adjusted in June 2016 to reduce the load on insurance companies. This reduced benefits to drivers somewhat. As with liability insurance, motorists can purchase additional coverage.

Direct compensation for property damage provides for payments from a driver’s own insurance company in the case of some accidents that are all or partially not the fault of the driver. Certain conditions must be met for this coverage to apply.

Finally, uninsured or unidentified motorist coverage applies when an accident occurs with a driver who illegally leaves the scene or does not have car insurance.

In addition to statutory insurance, products such as collision and comprehensive endorsements are often chosen for increased security. Other options can further customize policies. Many of these are company specific and may not be offered by all insurers.

Driving in Sudbury

  • The Trans-Canada Highway splits up in Eastern Ontario into north and south routes. These routes come together again south of Sudbury where Highways 17 and 69 merge. The Trans-Canada route from the east on Highway 17 swings south, below the city, as an express bypass around the central city.
  • Sudbury is the only municipality in Northern Ontario to maintain a numbered road system similar to county roads in the south.
  • Road 55, Kingsway, continues Highway 17’s western route when 17 turns south to bypass the city core.
  • Highways 17 and 69 join at an interchange with Regent St. Road 46. Regent St. meets Road 80 at the Four Corners, location of Southridge Mall. Paris St., Road 80 North, leads to downtown Sudbury, intersecting with Road 55, after Kingsway turns into Lloyd St.
  • Road 35, Elm St., connects with Highway 144, Sudbury’s north-west bypass, and proceeds north to Timmins.
  • Roads 80 and 84 access the communities of Blezard Valley, Val Therese, Valley East and Capreol to the north of the main part of Sudbury.

The List of Driving Schools in Sudbury

NameStreetPhone
Laurentian Driving School796 Lasalle Blvd, Sudbury, ON P3A 4V4705-566-3622
Laurentian Driving School359 McKim St, Sudbury, ON P3C 2L4705-674-4777
Transport Training Centres Of Canada2565 Kingsway, Sudbury, ON P3B 2G11-800-805-0662
Valley Driver Training430 Notre Dame Ave, Sudbury, ON P3C 5K7705-673-6220

Road Information for Sudbury

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  • The City of Greater Sudbury provides information on roads, including construction projects both planned and underway.
  • The Ministry of Transportation for Ontario provides winter road conditions for northeastern Ontario, including Sudbury, on its website during winter weather months.
  • News, weather and road information is posted daily by CBC News Sudbury Daystarter.
  • The Weather Network posts detailed short term weather reports for Sudbury and surrounding area.
  • The local DriveTest office is located at 782 Lasalle Boulevard.

Driving Facts for Sudbury

  • At just under 2,000 km, Highway 17 is the longest highway in Ontario. It’s almost 200 km longer than Highway 11, the runner-up. The roads share a section from Nipigon to Rainy River as well as through part of North Bay.
  • Highway 69 south of Sudbury is already expanded to expressway conditions of controlled access with grade separation. When connected with sections already completed up to a point north of Parry Sound, this will become part of Highway 400.
  • With 330 large lakes within city limits, Sudbury has no grid road system of any substantial size. Grids are also interrupted by the granite of the Canadian Shield, making leveling expensive.
  • One of those lakes, Lake Wanapitei, is the largest lake in the work entirely within a city’s borders. When the city was amalgamated in 2001, it pushed another Sudbury lake, Lake Ramsey, into second place.
  • Lake Wanapitei was formed by a meteorite strike estimated to have occurred 37 million years ago. A larger and much older suspected meteor crater to the immediate east of the lake, the Sudbury Basin, is estimated at 1,849 million years old. Due to 1.8 billion years of erosion, identifying the structure as a meteor hit is inconclusive, though it is generally conceded the possibility of a hit is most likely. The structure of the Sudbury Basin led to the mineral concentrations in the area, as well as their accessibility for easy mining.
  • The mineral content of the soil in the Sudbury area provides the richest growing conditions in the north, though the shorter growing season limits agriculture to supplying local markets only. The area is not a profitable exporter of food.

The List of Insurance Brokers and Companies in Sudbury

NameStreetPhone
Northcare Financial Group272 Larch St, Sudbury, ON P3B 1M1705-560-2295
Northern Insurance Brokers1507 Paris St, Sudbury, ON P3E 3B7705-522-7900
Paul Ayotte Insurance Brokers1788 Regent Street, Sudbury, ON P3E 3Z8705-525-2032
Vicky Kotab1112 Kingsway, Sudbury, ON P3B 2E5705-525-2667
Sun Life Financial214 Shaughnessy St, Sudbury, ON P3E 3E7705-688-0606
Allstate Insurance Company of Canada1933S Regent St, Sudbury, ON P3E 5R2705-805-0020
Newell Mark888 Regent St, Sudbury, ON P3E 6C6705-671-3180
Granite Claims Solutions430 Westmount Ave, Sudbury, ON P3A 5Z8705-560-3449
Raymond Insurance417 Lasalle Blvd, Sudbury, ON P3A 1W8705-560-3750
Intact Insurance Company206-1033 Barrydowne Rd, Sudbury, ON P3A 5Z9705-566-2111
Jones Ken Insurance Agent174 Douglas St, Sudbury, ON P3E 1G1705-222-6492
Gougeon Insurance Brokers120 Larch St, Sudbury, ON P3E 1C2705-673-2000
Greg Cantin900 Lasalle Blvd, Sudbury, ON P3A 5W8705-560-8585
W W Dopson Ltd174 Larch St, Sudbury, ON P3E 1C6705-674-4201
Unitedlink Insurance Brokers Ltd1-1390 Kingsway, Sudbury, ON P3B 0A3705-222-5465
Local Insurance Brokers471 Ontario St, Sudbury, ON P3E 4K4705-671-9586
Chris Gavard104-1984 Regent St, Sudbury, ON P3E 5S1705-522-4343
Holman Gary A Insurance & Investments613 Downland Ave, Sudbury, ON P3A 5T7705-560-9348
BrokerLink93 Cedar St, Sudbury, ON P3E 1A7705-675-1307
Josh & Simon Insurance Inc875 Notre Dame Ave, Sudbury, ON P3A 2T2705-521-0647
The Co-operators103-359 Riverside Dr, Sudbury, ON P3E 1H5705-674-2667
Nexus Canada Inc2141 Lasalle Blvd, Sudbury, ON P3A 2A3705-524-2172
Nickel City Insurance Brokers Inc1-754 Falconbridge Rd, Sudbury, ON P3A 5X5705-805-4921
Allstate Insurance Company of Canada800 Lasalle Blvd, Sudbury, ON P3A 4V4705-805-4692
Canadian Resources Insurance Solutions Inc238 Elm St, Sudbury, ON P3C 1V3705-222-2747
North Bridge Finacial Corporation70 Inglewood Crt, Sudbury, ON P3A 5A2705-524-3247
Doug Honeyford Insurance1569 Regent St, Sudbury, ON P3E 3Z7705-525-7777
The Co-operators363 Falconbridge Rd, Sudbury, ON P3A 5K57055661300
Dale Parizeau Morris MacKenzie860 Lasalle Blvd, Sudbury, ON P3A 1X5705-222-1349
Cambrian Insurance Brokers Ltd130 Paris St, Sudbury, ON P3E 3E1705-673-5000
Law-Insurance Brokers Limited723 Lorne St, Sudbury, ON P3C 4R5705-805-6950
Simplicity Insurance767 Barrydowne Rd, Sudbury, ON P3A 3T6705-586-4445
Sawyer & Associates Financial Services268 Cedar St, Sudbury, ON P3B 1M7705-560-5475
Donald K Brown Insurance Agency4-2B 885 Regent St, Sudbury, ON P3E 5M4705-674-9741
Apri Insurance Services Inc40 Larch St, Sudbury, ON P3E 5M7705-222-8745
Financial Horizons Inc435 Notre Dame Ave, Sudbury, ON P3C 5K6705-670-8881

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