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Interesting statistics about car insurance in Brantford
The following facts were compiled from Kanetix users:
- The percentage of people in Brantford who have had one or more licence suspensions within the last 6 years: 3.62%
- The average yearly price of vehicle insurance in Brantford for drivers who have had one or more vehicles stolen within the past six years: $1001
- The percentage of drivers in Brantford who have had one or more vehicles stolen within the past 6 years: 0.18%
- The average yearly price of vehicle insurance in Brantford, for drivers who lease: $1980
- The average yearly price of vehicle insurance in Brantford, for drivers who own: $1981
Brantford car insurance information
Brantford, Ontario Canada with a population of approximately 90,000 people is located on the Grand River in southwestern Ontario, Canada. The city is situated between London to the East, Hamilton to the west and Cambridge to the north. The largest Native reserve in Canada is adjacent to Brantford; The Six Nations 40.
Brantford is known as "Telephone City" because Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone while living at the Bell Homestead on the outskirts of the city. Bell made the first long distance call on August 10th, 1876 from Brantford to his assistant in Paris, Ontario. Other famous people from Brantford include actor Phil Hartman of The Simpsons and News Radio, and hockey superstar Wayne Gretzky.
In 1784, the crown gave a large land grant on the Grand River to Captain Joseph Brant and the six nations Indians of New York for loyalty to the crown. In 1847, European settlers began to settle at a ford (a ford is a place in a stream or river that is shallow and may be crossed by wading, on horseback, or in a wheeled vehicle) in the river and named the town Brantford.
For the first half of the 20th century Brantford was an important industrial centre. However, by the 1980's and 1990's Brantford's economy was in serious trouble with the bankruptcies of a number of its core companies including: White Farm Equipment, Massey Ferguson, Koering Waterous, Harding Carpets and others. This left the city with one of the worst economic pictures in Canada. Currently the town is enjoying more prosperity due to the completion of a section of the 403 Highway from Brantford to Ancaster which brought some business to the city.
Brantford is a smaller city relative to others in Ontario and as such citizens from there might pay less for their car insurance. With fewer drivers and accidents, Insurance can offer lower premiums sometimes. Let us here at Kanetix help you to shop for your car insurance. We can offer you free of charge, personalized auto insurance quotes from the top insurance companies in Canada. Just input your postal code above to get started. If you are eager to find the cheapest auto insurance in Ontario, compare car insurance quotes on Kanetix.ca.