Avoid car insurance claims from hazards in flash flooding and heavy rains

Johannesburg emergency services advised Gauteng residents on Tuesday to report any flash flooding to a dedicated task team, following a warning of possible flooding. Authorities emphasized that any rainfall lasting between an hour and six hours raised the potential for flash floods and both motorists and pedestrians needed to be alert to avoid incidents. On…

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Reduced travelling allows women to find cheaper car insurance!

Why do women qualify for cheaper car insurance premiums? The obvious answer is that they are regarded as safer drivers and car insurers have reason to believe that they are less likely to be claimants in car insurance claims! The hard fact, sometimes difficult for male drivers to admit, is that this is no guesswork…

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Will my Car Insurance Policy penalize me if I am a diabetic?

Question: With November being Diabetes Month, I would like to know whether diabetes is important for car insurance? Is my status as a diabetic considered in the calculation of my risk profile for car insurance? Answer: There are 2 aspects to consider: 1.       Whether you may be a licensed driver 2.       Whether you will pay…

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Allow cyclists the opportunity to enjoy safe cycling

On the car insurance blog we have given attention to the topic of cycling safety – and perhaps more specific – have urged motorists to pay attention to cyclists on the road. Earlier today Bloemfontein was the venue for the well organized and successful cycling event – the MTN OFM Classic . This event allows…

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Cheaper Car Insurance for Women? Perhaps not for these ladies!!

Much has been written about car insurance policies for women – and how women are perceived to be less of an accident risk. Some take it too far however and refer to women not only as “safer” drivers  -but refer to them as “better drivers. It is not necessary to continue with the old debate…

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