Car Insurance, road damage, potholes and the law

The Arrive Alive website received an interesting email last week from a disgruntled vehicle owner. Attached to the email was an invoice for the repair of damaged rims suffered by the vehicle owner driving near Paulpietersburg. This was made more interesting by the vehicle owner adding her banking details and demanding a deposit of funds…

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Comparing car insurance quotes – why are you not doing it?!!

We have on the Car Insurance Blog at carinsurance.arrivealive.co.za discussed the importance of comparing car insurance quotes. We have even provided some advice and suggestions on how to approach this important method of finding the correct product to meet your needs. But why are so many not comparing car insurance quotes? We have decided to…

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Does your car warranty provide the required protection?

The Car Insurance Blog has warned vehicle owners against many of the dangers lurking in car insurance products – and the false promises from unscrupulous operators. We have also warned policyholders to be cautious of the fine print in car insurance policies! It is however not only car insurance companies that we need to approach…

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Avoid the distracted pedestrian causing car insurance claims!!

In South Africa pedestrian deaths amount to approximately 35-40% of road fatalities. Past development of informal settlements next to national roads can be blamed for many of these pedestrians crossing highways. Other factors include walking whilst drunk – and drivers driving at inappropriate speeds on our roads – or not adjusting their speeds to the…

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HD Traffic can help to avoid accident claims in traffic congestion

With the latest GPS technology it is now possible to avoid heavily congested traffic and to be diverted to roads that are less busy. Information from GPS devices, tracking systems and even cellular phones all contribute towards identifying heavily congested areas – and this information can be used to provide important information for HD Traffic…

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