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The Manitoba Driver, from Manitoba Public Insurance

The Manitoba Driver is a news service for community media that helps provide Manitobans with information they need to stay prepared for whatever the road may throw at them. Whenever possible, we’ll include web links to print-quality photos that can accompany the articles.

We welcome your feedback and are interested in hearing your story ideas. For more information on The Manitoba Driver, contact Media Relations, Manitoba Public Insurance Corporate Communications, at 204-985-7300.

October 2017

Marijuana, drink and driving: a lethal combination

October 2016

Road deaths in Manitoba now higher than 2015 numbers

May 2015

Sharing the road in seeding season

February 2015

Don’t help thieves steal your vehicle

Sharing the road with snow clearing equipment

September 2014

B Aware B Seen: Sharing the road with farm equipment

July 2014

Manitoba Public Insurance now accepting online payment

May 2014

Sharing the road in seeding season

September 2013

Sharing the road with farm equipment

July 2013

Safety on the road is a two-way street

December 2012

Wildlife hot zone maps on MPI website

November 2012

Estimator trainee program a win-win

April 2012

Slow down and stay safe

March 2012

Use your seatbelt. Save a life.

October 2011

Reporting process for accidents has changed

Seatbelts are life savers

April 2011

Stay attentive when driving in the spring

Organ Donation: Something to think about

November 2010

November is the highest month for motor vehicle/wildlife collisions

Interested in teaching driver education? Manitoba Public Insurance would like to talk with you.

July 2010

Motorists encouraged to respect roadside emergency personnel

New cellphone law takes effect July 15

June 2010

Stay Safe this Grad: make the right decision

Improved driver-testing services in (Westman/Parkland) area

May 2010

Driven to Distraction: Think about what you’re doing behind the wheel

Long-weekend traffic creates perfect storm on Manitoba’s highways

March 2010

Slow and easy the key to safe spring driving

Motorcycle safety tips

April 2009

Program turns trainees into talented truckers

Organ donation: Just sign the blue card

Travelling road show revolves around road safety

Spring means robins, hockey playoffs – and farm equipment

December 2008

Operation Red Nose lights way to safe holiday travel

Winter months throw impromptu driving tests

Pedestrian safety paramount in inclement weather

Parking lots can hide holiday hazards

October 2008

Country driving carries its own risks

Brake, don’t swerve, for wildlife, safety experts say

Challenging contest tests teens on road safety

Winter driving – Take Action on Traction

June 2008

Tips for stretching your gas-buying dollar

Safety patrollers enjoy ballpark spotlight

Bicycle-vehicle collisions peak during the summer

Don’t forget the insurance for your off-road vehicle

May 2008

Planning, common sense make holiday driving safer

Pets & children: handle with care when travelling

Speed multiplies dangers for motorcyclists

Know how to tow

She’s a beaut – make sure your classic car is covered

April 2008

Autobody, auto repair students tuning up for competition

Organ donation: as simple as signing a small blue card

Patrolling citizens help keep lid on criminal activity

Anger behind the wheel puts safety in jeopardy

March 2008

Stick to marked trails and respect private land, sledders urged

Travelling roadshow drives home importance of road safety

Communities can help put the brakes on speeders

A new season means new driving challenges

It's never too soon to start thinking about farm safety

February 2008

Lights! Camera! Action on road safety!

Child car seats: keep them off your cross-border shopping list

Modern technology amplifies driver distraction

Ensuring harmony between remote starters and immobilizers

Staying sharp for continued safe motoring

January 2008

Teenagers, start your engines! Contest deadline nears

New to Canada, new to driving: 16-year-old picked up top prize

Toddlers, start your engines! Baby show is almost here

You can help steer young people in the right direction

Stop insurance fraud: Call Manitoba Public Insurance’s TIPS Line