Strategically placed road safety advertisements could prevent biking accidents

During the past week a concerned road user pleaded for greater attention to road safety – and especially to reduce motorbike accidents. His email reads as follows: “To whom it may concern. Over the past two to three weeks there seems to have been an alarming increase in motorcyclist deaths or severe injury. The majority…

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Avoid the dangers of billboards as driver distractions

On the Arrive Alive website we have given attention to many driver distractions – including the popular topic of distracted driving through texting and cellular conversations. Many drivers however neglect the other ordinary distractions such as roadside activity such as construction and pedestrian movement. There are however also significant threats presented by eye –catching billboards…

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Many innocent vehicle owners pay for collisions into their parked cars

It is rather alarming to note how much motorists have to pay for collisions into their parked vehicles. An article by Ray Massey revealed that in the UK alone collisions into parked cars have left motorists with £169m bill. Car Insurance is required to protect not only against the “larger and more expensive” threats of…

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Training can prevent many quad bike and 4×4 insurance claims

Many accidents claims can be prevented – especially those accidents caused by driver inexperience and drivers trying to do too much on vehicles they are not familiar with! In areas where special skills are required such as quad bike riding and 4×4 driving it is most important to gain experience and benefit from the expertise…

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New rules and regulations announced by treasury will affect car insurance industry

Background to Protection and Legislation in the Insurance Industry Much has been done in the past few years to protect the insured car owner through legislation. The Policyholder Protection Rules supported by the Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act have made a significant contribution towards quality financial advice. Many short term brokers who were not…

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Mini-Budget could help Fight against Car Insurance Fraud and Corruption

Every time that the Finance Minister announces his Budget or Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement, South Africans take note. This statement not only is important for tax advisers and politicians – but for every South African who cares about his own financial stability! What impact does the Mini –Budget revelations have on the car insurance industry?…

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