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The short-term insurance Ombudsman and how to use it to your advantage

Posted by Willers Baard on 2021/02/23 9:45 AM

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From time-to-time differences in interpretation may arise between the insurer and the customer on the cover provided by the products sold to the client, and a simplified process is required to clarify and rule on such uncertainties.

For this purpose, the Financial Services Conduct Authority (FSCA) established the Ombudsman for Short Term insurance, or the OSTI, to act as an independent evaluator of claims that are repudiated or rejected by insurers.

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Topics: Legislation, Fleet Insurance

Be careful – Your vehicle must be roadworthy to enjoy insurance

Posted by Willers Baard on 2021/01/27 11:50 AM

Driving a roadworthy car is a legal requirement in South Africa however 80% of cars surveyed are deemed unroadworthy and unfit to operate according to the National Road Traffic Act, 1996 [No. 93 of 1996].

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Topics: Fleet Safety, Fleet Management, Legislation, Fleet Insurance

Don't let your insurance policy T&Cs 'bite you'

Posted by Willers Baard on 2020/12/15 9:45 AM

Why policy terms and conditions can “bite you”

Your short-term insurance contract can often seem confusing and overwhelming. One of the most important decisions you will make as a short-term insurance client will be to spend some time (with the help of your broker, if necessary) going through all the terms and conditions of your policies to make sure you understand the “ins and outs” of your cover. You will then know exactly what you are and are not covered for and there is little to no chance of any “surprises” at claims stage.

Below, we will go through some of the policy terms and conditions that we at Eqstra Financial Services feel are very important for you to familiarise yourself with.

An excess is the amount you are liable for prior to the settlement of a claim under an insurance policy, “it is the agreed amount of money you pay the insurer as a contribution towards repairs or replacement” (Schyf, n.d.).

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Topics: Fleet Management, Legislation, Fleet Insurance

How to measure your fleet's productivity with fleet intelligence

Posted by Jean-Clay Van Heerden on 2020/09/22 10:45 AM

Tracking the productivity of your fleet is a challenge that many businesses face. However, it is an essential part of your operations, and by understanding exactly how your fleet is performing, you will be able to utilise your assets effectively, improve fleet efficiencies, boost vehicle uptime and maximise your overall productivity.

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Topics: Cost Saving, Trends, Fleet Management, Dashboards

The importance of fuel management in fleet

Posted by Lynne Nel on 2020/08/26 10:52 AM

The cost of fuel is one of the biggest expenses in fleet. It needs to be tracked in detail for fleet managers to get a clear view of their real fuel spend compared to projections. Fleet managers also need to be wary of fuel fraud as it can have detrimental effects on the overall running of the fleet company.

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Topics: Cost Saving, Fleet Expertise, Fleet Management, Fleet Insurance