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Comrades marathon insurance tips

The world’s largest ultra-marathon takes place on Sunday June 4, and runners should ensure they have adequate insurance cover in place before they tie their shoelaces to tackle the Comrades Marathon. (more…)

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Dash camera in car installed on the window

Should dash cams play a bigger role in the short-term insurance industry?

Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi released road death statistics showing a 51% increase in fatalities during the 2017 Easter period – raising concern for safe driving on the roads. The role of dash cams (or car dashboard cameras) in helping motorists with responsible driving has been much debated around the world. Social media is littered with […]

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Cyber-crime requires specialised protection against unique risks

The majority of businesses in South Africa are aware of the risks of cyber-crime, but very few of them have adequate – if any – cover to protect their organisations in the event of a cyber-attack. (more…)

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How road users become liable for damages by negligent drivers

Many road users are still under the mistaken impression that a driver who has right of way cannot be held liable for the negligent actions of other drivers. (more…)

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Europ Assistance on potholes and tyre damage

City of Johannesburg lauded for ‘declaring war’ on potholes

Herman Mashaba, mayor of Johannesburg, recently revealed his plans to alleviate the city’s pothole problem by awarding R88 million to address the pothole repair backlog across the city. The Johannesburg Road Agency has also launched a new mobile app called Find & Fix, to allow citizens to quickly and easily report road related defects like […]

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Bertus Visser, PSG Insure

Insurance considerations when travelling with a caravan or trailer

By Bertus Visser, Chief Executive of Distribution, PSG Insure The busy time of Easter and public holidays may be behind us, but some of us will be planning road trips for the rest of the year. If you have travel plans that include a caravan or trailer, there are insurance considerations to keep in mind. (more…)

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Heidi Groenewald

Insurance implications if artwork is damaged during transit

Many South Africans appreciate art and enjoy purchasing valuable pieces, which usually come at a very expensive price. However, because artwork is so delicate, it is always at risk of damage when it is being transported. Individuals who purchase artwork need to make sure they know what the insurance implications are if their valuable piece […]

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Things you may not know about your insurance cover

Whether you’re buckling up for a road trip or getting ready for some quality time at home over the holidays, these facts about your insurance will help ensure you’re properly covered. (more…)

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