Background Image

How we can help

Featured articles

Winter Driving Means More Damage That Impacts Used Car Value

Mother Nature can make the roads tricky for even the most seasoned drivers.

When the temperature drops, it’s usually a sign that snow and ice aren’t far behind. When roads get more slippery, driving becomes more complicated which unfortunately means more accidents.

The winter season can see more accident claims than other times of the year. For...

Read more

Avoid Winter Related Damage with Proper Winter Maintenance

As Canadians, we’re familiar with all the wonders and challenges of winter. Slippery roads can send you sliding, but they’re not the only hazards out there.

There are many elements of winter that can damage your car. Proper winter maintenance provides short-term benefits in that it stops you from dealing with damage or repair expenses, but it is...

Read more

How to Avoid Scams When Browsing Private Used Car Listings

Scams have always been around, and the automotive industry has seen more than its fair share.

There are several red flags you should look for when viewing a used car listing posted by a private seller you don’t know. While most private sellers are ordinary people like you, there are a few bad apples in the bunch that you may want to look out fo...

Read more

Should I Trade in My Car or Sell It Privately?

At some point in your driving career you’ve probably asked yourself: Should I sell my used car privately, or trade it in to a dealership?

There are advantages and disadvantages to both options. When you sell a used car you’re obviously looking for the best deal possible, and selling and trading in can both be a good choice under the right circu...

Read more

Other popular articles

What's in a CARPROOF Report?

CARPROOF Vehicle History Reports include:


Report Summary

  • This is an overview of records that CARPROOF has found on your vehicle.

Accidents, collisions and damage

  • This section gathers data fr...
Read more

Top 10 Ways to Avoid Driver Distractions

Distracted driving facts:

Texting and driving is a major safety issue, but distracted driving is about more than just your phone. Here are some distracted driving statistics: Distracted drivers are...

Read more

What to Include in an Emergency Roadside Kit

What should be in my car's emergency kit?

It’s a worst-case scenario for any driver – you’re stranded on a deserted road with no immediate help in sight. The situation worsens if it’s in the...

Read more

How Much Fuel Will Your Car Consume?

For many consumers, fuel consumption is a major consideration in the used car purchasing process. With the cost of rising gas prices, people want to know how much they can expect to pay for fuel each...

Read more