IBC reminds students to "Leave the phone alone"

CHARLOTTETOWN, Sept. 20, 2016 /CNW/ - Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is reminding students to "leave the phone alone" and help end distracted driving. This reminder comes as hundreds of students prepare to take their drivers' tests and hit the roads for the first time.    

Amanda Dean, Vice-President, Atlantic, IBC, will be joined by the Honourable Paula Biggar, PEI's Minister of Transportation, Infrastructure, and Energy, and HOT 105.5. Participants will be on-site to speak with media following the event.

Date:                          

Thursday, September 22



Time:                         

11:30am ADT



Location:                 

Stonepark Intermediate School


50 Pope Avenue


Charlottetown, PEI


C1A 6R8



Participants:        

Amanda Dean, Vice-President, Atlantic, IBC


Hon. Paula Biggar, Minister of Transportation, Infrastructure and Energy, Government of Prince Edward Island

                                                                                       

About Insurance Bureau of Canada
Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is the national industry association representing Canada's private home, auto and business insurers. Its member companies make up 90% of the property and casualty (P&C) insurance market in Canada. For more than 50 years, IBC has worked with governments across the country to help make affordable home, auto and business insurance available for all Canadians. IBC supports the vision of consumers and governments trusting, valuing and supporting the private P&C insurance industry. It champions key issues and helps educate consumers on how best to protect their homes, cars, businesses and properties.

P&C insurance touches the lives of nearly every Canadian and plays a critical role in keeping businesses safe and the Canadian economy strong. It employs more than 120,000 Canadians, pays $8.2 billion in taxes and has a total premium base of $49 billion.  

For media releases and more information, visit IBC's Media Centre at www.ibc.ca. Follow IBC on Twitter @InsuranceBureau and @IBC_Atlantic or like us on Facebook. If you have a question about home, auto or business insurance, contact IBC's Consumer Information Centre at 1-844-2ask-IBC.

SOURCE Insurance Bureau of Canada

For further information: Andrew McGrath, Manager, Media Relations, IBC, 416-362-2031 ext. 4312, amcgrath@ibc.ca

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