Prevention tips


It’s not always easy to make the right choice when it comes to insurance and the prevention of losses! To help you out, the team at L'Unique General Insurance brings you every month useful information and tips on various topics revolving around insurance.

We hope you enjoy reading them, and remember that your insurance broker is there to help you prevent losses.

Auto January 28, 2022 • 4 min

Vehicle Maintenance in Winter

Keep your car in good condition despite the cold. Here are some tips on vehicle maintenance in winter.


Auto September 28, 2021 • 3 min

Winter tires: Everything you need to know to drive safely this winter

Winter tires are mandatory in Quebec. But on which vehicles and for how long? What features do a winter tire have to have in order to be legal? How do these features increase safety?


Auto November 11, 2022 • 0 min

Preparing an emergency kit for your vehicle

Hitting the road soon? In anticipation of the variety of weather conditions you can expect this time of year, make sure you have an emergency kit in your vehicle. Check out how you can put one together right now!


Auto December 17, 2019 • 2 min

Automobile insurance claim: 5 instincts

Car thefts, vandalized vehicles, traffic accidents... In the heat of the moment, what you should do next is not always obvious. Here's some useful information that will allow you to do the right thing at the right time.


Auto May 22, 2019 • 2 min

Everything you need to know to adequately insure your used car

Buying a used car usually means you’ll be saving a pretty penny. But it doesn’t mean you don’t want to get a good return on your investment! Here’s how auto insurance can help you!


Auto March 19, 2019 • 3 min

Hit-and-run accidents: 8 questions

Is it possible you committed a hit-and-run without knowing it? What are the consequences of this moving violation? What should you do and what does auto insurance cover if you are a victim of a hit-and-run? Test your knowledge!


Auto May 16, 2018 • 2 min

Right turns on red: Test your knowledge

Do you think you know all there is to know about making right turns at red lights? Even though this is now a regular practice of drivers in Quebec, several rules must be kept in mind for safety. The L’Unique General Insurance team has prepared a little quiz so that you can test your knowledge and refresh your memory.


Auto April 18, 2018 • 2 min

Auto insurance renewal: 8 questions to ask yourself

Did you know that you should take the time to update your information, make sure that the coverage is still tailored to your needs and the premium is right, before each auto insurance renewal?


Auto February 7, 2018 • 1 min

Drive safe: Clear the snow off your car

Not enough time. Too cold. Not worthwhile. We come up with countless excuses not to clear the snow off our cars! But driving a car covered in snow is not only dangerous, it could prove quite costly, too!


Auto September 6, 2017 • 2 min

4 facts about car sharing

Car sharing, the automobile branch of the sharing economy, has experienced tremendous growth over the last few years. Are you thinking of sharing your vehicle?


Auto May 17, 2017 • 2 min

Technology in the car: beware of the unnecessary risks!

Do you rely on technology while you’re behind the wheel? You might be taking some major risks! Here are three myths on this topic which may surprise you.


Auto June 13, 2016 • 1 min

Preventing the theft of your vehicle and its contents

Did you know 30 seconds is all it takes for an experienced thief to steal your car? Here’s how you can avoid it and what to do in the event of theft.


Auto April 15, 2015 • 2 min

Potholes: tips to keep you sane

Freezing temperatures, thawing period, a lot of traffic...Quebec roads don't have it easy! Just look at the condition of the roads when spring arrives and it's plain to see: potholes multiply! L'Unique General Insurance would like to give you a few tips for a smoother ride this spring.