Easy Steps and Guide to Reporting an Accident [Part2].

The first part in this series dealt with the basics of reporting and accident. Aspects discussed focused on when such report has to be made and by whom. To refresh, view Easy Steps and Guide to Reporting an Accident [Part1] In this section we would like to have a closer look at the Accident Report…

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Easy Steps and Guide to Reporting an Accident [Part1]

Do you know what to expect when you go to report your vehicle accident? We know that we have to report the incident but are often unaware of the documentation to be completed and why it is so essential to make a full and complete disclosure. Earlier this week my mom was involved in a…

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Trauma counseling after an accident could prevent further accidents!

Do you know someone who has been in an accident and who struggles to get back behind the wheel? Many of us struggle with our confidence behind the wheel and our “overly cautious” and hesitant driving might even present a danger to other road users. The Arrive Alive website received an email which we would…

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Bitterly cold in Europe provides opportunities to hijackers!

Ever heard of the term frost –jacking? South African vehicle owners might not be familiar with this term but this is something that our friends from the Northern Hemisphere are well aware of – and something that might cost them their cars!! Car Insurers in Europe have warned motorists to be extra vigilant when defrosting…

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Yes -Your drivers license can now be suspended for excessive speeding!!

Several emails have been directed to the Arrive Alive website with the same request: “Is it true that your may lose your drivers license for speeding?” An email has been doing the rounds with exactly this message – and I would like to quote: Speeding Violations – Driving License Suspension Drivers and Line Managers must…

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Allan Hollister famous after accidental paint job!!

The Car Insurance Blog was one of the first websites to share the images of a family who got “whitewashed” with paint after an accident in KZN. The story “Photos reveal funny truth about dangers of driving with paint in your car!!” has been shared with friends and the Arrive Alive website received several emails…

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Is your car insurer or broker available during the December Holiday?

Everyone deserves a break after a long year of hard work – and this includes financial advisers and brokers! It is however also responsible to have contingency plans in place when the interests of others who depend on your services, are at risk as a result of your absence. Yesterday I received a call from…

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Ombudsman says your car insurance might not cover engine damage from driving through water!!

Do you sometimes take the chance to drive through deep water? It might be time to consider the consequences not only from the view of safety – but also with a view to financial loss if your claim for damage to the engine is rejected!! Engines damaged after driving through pools of water on the…

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