Did you know that auto insurance is required by Ontario law? Legally mandatory in many places around the world, the last thing that you want is to get into an accident behind the wheel, only to find yourself without proper insurance coverage. At Bradley’s Insurance, we like to think of our auto insurance services as a protective shield for you, your car, and your financial state of wellbeing. Protecting you against loss, bodily injury and/or property damage, our Ottawa insurance brokers will make sure that you find a car insurance policy that provides you with the proper amount of coverage.


For tips, tricks, and general insight about our Ottawa auto insurance services, read our insightful blog posts from the team here at Bradley’s Insurance.

  1. A man lending his vehicle to his friend

    If you lend your vehicle, you are lending your insurance.

    One of the questions that I am asked consistently, by clients varying in age and gender, is whether they can lend their vehicle to a friend, a neighbor, a loved one. It a simple query, I mean who hasn’t let their grandchild borrow their car, or had a friend drop them off at the airport and drive their vehicle back home to avoid the parking fees? The question is easily answered by a phrase that y…Read More

  2. Understanding The Ins And Outs Of Your Auto Insurance Policy

    You can’t drive around without auto insurance — this includes here in the greater Ottawa area, and in many other places around the world. Well, you can try to drive around as an uninsured driver. Sure, your car will still operate all the same, but you’re seriously setting yourself (and other drivers that you encounter on the road) up for a disservice. Not only is it illegal and unlawful to o…Read More

  3. How Are Your Auto Insurance Rates Calculated? Here Are Several Factors To Consider

    When it comes car insurance in just about any part of the world, there’s really no such thing as “universal” car insurance. Naturally, it’s going to cost a lot more to insure a 2018 BMW M3 as opposed to a 1998 Geo Metro. In fact, insurance companies might pay you to drive the Geo around. Jokes aside, you may have insured one of your vehicles before, or just your sole vehicle, only to scrat…Read More

  4. Get The Best Auto Insurance Rate By Steering Clear Of These Common Driving Mistakes

    What would driving your car around without a good auto insurance policy be like? Nerve-wracking, to say the least — and flat-out illegal. Sure, the mechanics, electronics and every other practical aspect of your car would work A-OK, but what if you got in a wreck? Whether or not the accident was your own fault, you’d still be out of luck. Needless to say, from a legal, practical and all-around…Read More

  5. Lesser Known Things About Ottawa Auto Insurance

    Lesser-Known Things About Ottawa Auto Insurance To Keep In Mind

    Looking for your next conversation starter? Well, unless you’re attending an auto insurance convention, perhaps these lesser-known facts and aspects of auto insurance might not be the most interesting icebreakers — but hey, who knows? Unless you live in the heart of a city or you have easy access to an effective public transportation system, most of us are essentially forced to drive a car. Th…Read More

  6. The Ins and Outs of Classic Car Insurance: What You Should Know

    Just like how “cookie-cutter” homes and neighborhoods have been popping up more frequently in recent years, many cars on the road have also followed a similar trend. If you were to park a 2002 1.3 liter Hyundai Accent next to, let’s say, a 1961 Jaguar E-Type, the difference is...well, apparent. And while we know that’s not really a fair comparison—after all, the Hyundai is an econobox an…Read More

  7. Safe At The Wheel: Tips and Tricks To Save On Auto Insurance

    Are you covered at the wheel? While automobiles have offered many decades of convenient, personal transportation, they also present their fair share of risks when you’re at speed on the open road. Here in Ontario, drivers are required to have at least some extent of auto insurance in order to legally drive a vehicle. At a minimum, this coverage includes liability, accident benefits, direct compe…Read More

  8. The Ins And Outs Of Bundling Auto and Homeowners Insurance

    Bundling up is great when it’s cold outside, something that we’re very familiar with up here in Canada. But how much do you know about bundling different insurance services? Do you want to save a “bundle” of money on your insurance every month? It’s not a difficult sell. However, discovering the best insurance option does require a little research, and that’s why Bradley’s Insurance …Read More

  9. Coverage You Need in Your Classic Car Insurance Policy

    Do you love classic cars as much as we do? From a 1969 Boss 429 Mustang to a 1963 Corvette Stingray, a beautiful classic car makes us smile every time it zips by us on a country road. If you have a classic car or are considering purchasing one, you need the right insurance policy. Bradley’s Insurance partners with Hagerty Insurance to provide you with the most comprehensive insurance policy. Why…Read More