Sportsmen need to check their car insurance if they perform or behave poorly

The usual vehicle related risks of vehicle owners are accident damage and vehicle loss through criminal activities such as hijacking or theft. It is however also possible that vehicle damage could be as a result of some environmental factors such as falling trees or building materials – and then there is also the remote chance…

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How do you annoy a farmer with an unnecessary insurance claim?!

On the Car Insurance Blog we are often intrigued by interesting accounts of vehicle insurance claims. Earlier today we received an email with the title “How does a worker piss-off his farmer boss?” At the bottom was a rather appropriate question and answer: Question Jonas -Are You Injured? Answer No – The Boss has not…

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Driver inattentiveness could be fatal!

The Arrive Alive website received an email earlier today from a Road Safety Friend. This email emphasized the dangers presented when drivers are not alert behind the wheel and does so via powerful images! This driver inattentiveness can be caused by many contributing factors – and it is important for all drivers to identify these…

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How much can a tracking device reduce my car insurance premium?

There is no dispute around the effectiveness of vehicle tracking devices in combating vehicle crime! The South African Police Services recently revealed crime statistics for 2009 – and this makes for interesting reading. There is an interesting note included in the Crime Stats report – and we would like to quote: “Carjackers mostly differ from…

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Is the bidding war on trademarks and car insurance keywords about to erupt?

In the online world there is a war on the horizon –not a war with guns and missiles –but a war of words – and to be even more precise, a war about AdWords! For many years there was not much interaction between the legal department and marketing gurus in major companies. It was relatively…

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When is the right time to replace shock absorbers?

The Arrive Alive Road Safety website strives to provide information to vehicle owners and drivers on aspects that could enhance their safety on the road. Proper vehicle maintenance and close attention to aspects such as tyre safety, wheel balance, wheel alignment and shock absorbers are required! It is important that vehicle safety experts and mechanics…

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