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Save on auto insurance in Nova Scotia.

We're one of Nova Scotia's largest independent brokers. We specialize in auto insurance. With a simple online quote or a quick call, you will get quotes from up to eight insurance companies. And with savings of up to 30%, you'll be on the road with Nova Scotia’s best auto protection and benefits. That's a promise.

Save on auto insurance in Nova Scotia.

We're one of Nova Scotia's largest independent brokers. We specialize in auto insurance. With a simple online quote or a quick call, you will get quotes from up to eight insurance companies. And with savings of up to 30%, you'll be on the road with Nova Scotia’s best auto protection and benefits. That's a promise.
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Unique benefits of a Munn Insurance auto policy.

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Great additional features that come standard with your automobile insurance policy from Munn Insurance:

  • Unbeatable customer care – we will show you the love
  • Easy monthly payments – unparalleled convenience
  • Discounts, discounts and more discounts – too many to list them all
  • Accident forgiveness – the best available
  • Local, fast and efficient 24-7 claims service
  • Combine your home and auto policy and save on both – most companies only give the home discount
  • Industry leading new vehicle 30-month depreciation waiver – which is insurance speak for “more money in your pocket!”

Compare auto insurance quotes in Nova Scotia -- and just see what you can do with the savings!

In Nova Scotia, auto insurance is available from a wide array of private companies who compete with one another to allow consumers to shop around for a better rate. As an independent broker, Munn Insurance can provide you with quotes from up to eight insurance companies.  By calling Munn, or going online for a quote, customers in Nova Scotia can easily compare car insurance rates and find the best car insurance and save on their auto insurance premiums.

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We do the shopping. You get the savings.

We do the shopping. You get the savings.

Nova Scotians love choice. And they love saving too! At Munn Insurance, we deliver on both. As an independent insurance broker, we shop our extensive network of insurance partners to provide our Nova Scotia customers with the best coverage at the best rate. Some of the insurance companies we search for our customers include:
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How Munn Insurance saves you money.

We work for you – that’s what an insurance broker does. We shop the market on your behalf, so Munn insurance can offer you the most access to the best discounts from our insurance partners.

  • Bundling (Auto + Home Discount)
  • Multiple Vehicle Discounts
  • Experienced Drivers Discount
  • Safe Drivers Discount
  • Claims-Free Discount
  • Loyalty Discount
  • And Many More
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Combine your home and auto policies and save.

With Munn Insurance, home and auto policies are better together. It means extra savings and additional coverage.  So combine them both and receive a discount on both. That’s like a double discount!

Combining also gives you the extra convenience of aligned renewal rates and less paperwork.

You can combine your auto policy with any Munn Insurance home policy for the following dwelling types:

  • Private Homes
  • Condos
  • Tenants
  • Cabins/Cottages
  • Rented Dwellings
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Special discounts and savings with a Munn Insurance Group policy.

We recognize the value groups provide to Nova Scotia communities. First Responders, Health Care Professionals, Alumni Associations, Educators and Instructors all play a vital role in helping others across the Province. They give so much, and we’re happy to give back. Munn Insurance Preferred Groups in Nova Scotia are able to take advantage of special discounts and many extra-valuable benefits.

  • Special Group Discounts
  • Mortgage & Real Estate Assistance
  • 0% Insurance Financing
  • Home Repair Assistance
  • Legal Assistance
  • Health Assistance
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Get Nova Scotia’s best leisure vehicle protection.

Nova Scotians love their leisure time and their leisure vehicles. MyRide Leisure Insurance from Munn Insurance is the most competitive, comprehensive leisure vehicle insurance available in Nova Scotia. Whether it’s your ATV, motorhome, motorcycle – or any of your leisure vehicles – A Munn policy offers more protection and value than any other program you’ll find.

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  • ATV
  • Snowmobile
  • Classic Cars and Auto
  • Motorhome, RV and Trailer
  • Motorcycle
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Car insurance laws in Nova Scotia.

It is mandatory to have auto insurance for all vehicles in Nova Scotia. The province has enacted “financial responsibility laws” to ensure drivers are accountable for the financial consequences of their actions while on our roads.

Current limits for auto insurance in Nova Scotia are:

  • $500,000 liability coverage
  • $50,000 medical payments coverage
  • $2,500 funeral benefits
  • Disability income/death benefits for persons injured or killed in an auto accident
  • Uninsured and unidentified driver insurance

Nova Scotia has a no-fault based insurance system. This means drivers can file claims with their own insurance company, regardless of who is at fault for the accident. In addition, the province does not take age or marital status into account when determining risk.

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Nova Scotia car insurance – your questions answered.

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  • In Nova Scotia, who determines auto insurance rates?

    Auto insurance rates in Nova Scotia are determined by individual insurers. The Office of the Superintendent of Insurance then reviews and approves the rates. Nova Scotia auto insurance is also regulated by The Nova Scotia Insurance Review Board, in addition to monitoring rates across the province.

  • What are the factors used to determine auto insurance rates in Nova Scotia?

    A variety of factors are used by Nova Scotia insurers to set auto insurance rates:

    • Your gender
    • Deductible amount
    • Your vehicle’s value
    • How you use your vehicle
    • Distance you drive each day
    • Who else is driving the vehicle
    • Type of coverage chosen
    • Driving record/claim history of all drivers
    • Vehicle type and theft rating
  • How do auto insurance rates in Nova Scotia compare to other provinces?

    Nova Scotia auto insurance premiums fall in the lower half of the national rate spectrum.

    • Ontario $1445
    • British Columbia $1680
    • Alberta $1251
    • Manitoba $1080
    • North West Territories $978
    • Nunavut $963
    • Nova Scotia $847
    • Saskatchewan $936
    • New Brunswick $819
    • Prince Edward Island $796
    • Quebec $661

    Source: Insurance Bureau of Canada, 2017 and 2016 for Quebec

  • Nova Scotia’s auto insurance rates are low. Why?

    Insurance reforms implemented by the Nova Scotia Government in 2003 helped reduce rates by 27%. The reforms also resulted in a wider range of insurance options for consumers.

  • What can I do to find cheap auto insurance in Nova Scotia?

    There are many ways to get cheap auto insurance in Nova Scotia:

    • Work with an independent broker who can help you find the best policy
    • Always pay your premiums on time
    • Choose a vehicle with less susceptibility to theft
    • Choose a vehicle with more safety and security features
    • Maintain a good driving history
    • Obey the rules of the road and avoid speeding tickets
    • Understand and choose the right type of insurance coverage
    • Shop around for the best policy
  • Is auto insurance mandatory in Nova Scotia?

    Yes, Nova Scotia motorists are required by law to carry insurance on their vehicle.

  • In Nova Scotia, what are the penalties for driving without auto insurance?

    A first offence conviction for driving without auto insurance in Nova Scotia requires payment of a $1000 fine or 45 days in jail. For a second offence the fine is $2000 or 90 days in jail. The third offence results in a $5000 fine or 120 days in jail. Convictions for driving without auto insurance mean you will be identified as a high risk and will be required to pay higher auto insurance rates.

  • What insurance system does Nova Scotia adhere to?

    Nova Scotia’s auto insurance system is a no-fault system, meaning regardless of who’s at fault, drivers deal with their own insurance company.

  • How is fault determined by insurance companies in Nova Scotia?

    The Automobile Insurance Fault Determination Regulations determine who is at fault in an auto accident in Nova Scotia. Insurers must comply with Section 4 of the regulations. Section 4 states: “An insurer must determine the degree of fault of an insured for loss or damage arising directly or indirectly from the use or operation of an automobile in accordance with these regulations.”

As one of Atlantic Canada’s largest independent brokers, we work for you – not the insurance company. So we always have your best interests at heart. That’s why we will shop around to find you the best insurance at the best price.

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Car flies through my garage. Now what?

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Quiet night at home when suddenly there is a loud, and I mean loud, crashing sound and the entire house starts to shake. Scary.  That’s what happens when a car comes crashing into your garage at the front of your home.  It happens.  More often than you think.  Just Google “car crashes into garage.”  Hundreds of pictures.

It happened on a quiet neighborhood in St. John’s just a couple of days ago.  Several people have asked us, so how does this all work from an insurance perspective?   Does the driver’s insurance company pay?  Does the homeowner’s policy apply? Who pays for what?  Shouldn’t the driver be responsible? All good questions, and helping you understand all this is where your insurance broker can really help.

If we received a panicked call from a homeowner who had an extra car in their garage, the first thing we would ask is, “Is everyone ok?”  Hopefully nobody is hurt.  So, when the shock of what has happened begins to fade, the big question becomes, “so what do I do now?”

From a strictly insurance perspective, there are a few things that you need to know.  When a vehicle (driverless or otherwise) strikes a home and causes damage, the homeowner has some options in terms of managing the claim.  For starters, they can access their own home policy for the repairs, or they can go through the driver’s auto policy.

If the homeowner goes through their own home policy they would likely have the benefit of a guaranteed replacement clause.  If so, the repairs are managed by the homeowner’s insurance and completely covered; all the costs of putting everything back to the way it was before the accident would be covered.  All associated costs for the repair are guaranteed.   This would include fixing or replacing the damaged structure, siding, windows, doors, furniture, drapes, carpet, floors, damaged contents. Everything.

In all likelihood, estimates would be required and the homeowner and the insurance company would agree on the amount for the repairs and replacement based on the estimates provided.  A preferred restoration contractor would be selected to do the work or the homeowner might agree to take a cash settlement and coordinate / complete the repairs on their own.  The home is then returned to its original condition. As noted, in this scenario all costs would be covered.

If this were a Munn customer, we would engage in this process and help the policyholder manage the claim, holding their hand so to speak throughout the entire process with the insurance company (i.e. Aviva, Intact, RSA or Travelers).  Munn would provide advice and make sure that our customer was taken care of at every stage; ensuring the repairs were being completed to the highest standard.  There would be regular dialogue and support throughout provided by Munn.

It is important to note, if this was the route taken, there would now be a claim on this home policy.  Because a claim could impact the policy in the future, it is important to discuss this with your broker who can advise you of the potential impacts and options available.  In this scenario, the homeowner could be responsible for paying the deductible on the policy which would typically be $500 or $1000; but in all likelihood this would be reimbursed by the auto policy of the car that crashed into the house. But the key here is that the full cost of all the repairs would be completely covered.

The homeowner does have an option to put through a claim directly with the auto insurance company of the driver of the vehicle that caused the damage.  However, it is important to note that the coverage available to repair the home in an auto policy may not be the same as the coverage purchased on a homeowner’s policy.  If the homeowner elected to go through the drivers auto policy to cover the repairs to the home, the claim settlement would be reviewed under the third party liability coverage of the auto policy.  As such, the claim settlement would be the cost of the repairs less the depreciation on things such as windows, doors, siding, etc.  For example, if siding has a life expectancy of 20 years and the house is 10 years old, the settlement for the siding would cover just 50% of the cost for the siding.  Same applies to windows and doors.  In most cases, the impact of the depreciation would be such that going through the driver’s auto policy would not make financial sense.  But best to get advice from your broker.

Munn is an insurance broker, and we are your advocate.  A broker will provide advice and a choice of policies from several insurance companies; working with you to find the one that is best for you.  The insurance company (i.e. Aviva, Intact, RSA, or Travelers) manufactures the policy, defines the coverage and sets the price.  It is also the insurance company that oversees the claims process, setting terms, defining the process and making the decisions on the settlement.  If you are not working with a broker, you should.

A good broker will help you understand these terms and policies and provide advice on how best to proceed; even help you throughout a claim.  So make sure you call your broker and get the advice and support you need to make the best decisions; before a car flies through your garage!

If you would like more information or if you have any questions on your home or auto insurance, please contact Munn Insurance at 855-726-8627 today.