What is the requirement to exercise reasonable precautions in maintaining the safety of the vehicle?

We have previously discussed the importance of getting to know the terms and conditions of the car insurance policy. This will enable the vehicle owner to better understand his rights and obligations and avoid any nasty surprises when receiving confirmation that his claim has been repudiated on account of some clause in his insurance policy!…

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Can your car insurance claim be rejected because you are a bad driver?

How does the quality of your driving affect your car insurance claim? On the roads it often becomes apparent that we are not equal – perhaps so when reflecting on Human Rights – but not so when it comes to driving ability!! Fortunately for many vehicle owners the car insurers do not drive with them…

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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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Car insurance claims may find smooth tyres slippery!

The past weekend I have spent quite a bit of time researching run flat tyre technology and the impact that this might have on the safety of road users. Tyre manufacturers are spending much time and funding on efforts to develop tyres that are safer and that provides “run flat capabilities”. All these efforts are…

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