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by PrivacyGuy
Wed Sep 11, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act
Topic: Ontarians can carry Auto Insurance information on their Smartphones
Replies: 0
Views: 293

Ontarians can carry Auto Insurance information on their Smartphones

It's haaaaaapening: https://www.fsrao.ca/industry/auto-insurance-sector/guidance/modernizing-automobile-insurance-approval-electronic-insurance-card https://news.ontario.ca/mof/en/2019/09/electronic-proof-of-auto-insurance.html Reaction: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/digital-insurance-priva...
by PrivacyGuy
Mon Mar 27, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act
Topic: Electronic Proof of Insurance Cards - accepted by LEOs?
Replies: 19
Views: 2974

Re: Electronic Proof of Insurance Cards - accepted by LEOs?

Sorry for the naive question, but what legislation would have to be changed to allow electronic cards? The Ontario Highway Traffic Act? Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act? Some other Act? The plain language understanding of the CAIA is that Ontario's FSCO Superintendent has the authority to specify...
by PrivacyGuy
Thu Mar 23, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act
Topic: Electronic Proof of Insurance Cards - accepted by LEOs?
Replies: 19
Views: 2974

Re: Electronic Proof of Insurance Cards - accepted by LEOs?

Good to know. Might want to make your views known to the Canadian Council of Insurance Regulators, who are proposing to introduce electronic proof of insurance cards. See their May 2016 issues paper https://www.ccir-ccrra.org/en/init/Elec_Commerce/Issues%20Paper-Electronic%20Proof(ENG).pdf From what...
by PrivacyGuy
Thu Mar 23, 2017 8:26 am
Forum: Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act
Topic: Electronic Proof of Insurance Cards - accepted by LEOs?
Replies: 19
Views: 2974

Re: Electronic Proof of Insurance Cards - accepted by LEOs?

i expect that you'd take the mobile device that displays the image.
On a separate note, is it always necessary to take the card back to the police vehicle? Isn't inspection enough in most cases?
by PrivacyGuy
Wed Mar 22, 2017 1:52 pm
Forum: Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act
Topic: Electronic Proof of Insurance Cards - accepted by LEOs?
Replies: 19
Views: 2974

Electronic Proof of Insurance Cards - accepted by LEOs?

Under what circumstances will LEOs accept a photo or digital representation of a (valid) proof of auto insurance card? I understand that only original (printed) cards are considered valid (e.g. no photocopies), but LEOs will often accept *temporary* proof of insurance cards (that are emailed to driv...

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