The high demand for daily transport in South Africa has resulted in increased transport over the last few decades. This increase in road transport contributes to the country's economic growth. Unfortunately this growth also results in an increase in road accidents.
The Road Accident Fund (RAF) provides a social security safety net to the country and economy by making available compulsory social insurance cover to all users of South African roads by providing compulsory cover to all users of South African roads, citizens and foreigners, against injuries sustained or death arising from accidents involving motor vehicles within the borders of South Africa.
Arrive Alive have highlighted the process in claiming from the RAF. Read the original article HERE.
Road Accident Benefit Scheme?
RABS is intended to replace the current fault-based system administered by the Road Accident Fund (RAF), which often results in extensive and costly litigation, prolonged claims finalisation and high administrative costs. Under RABS, a fault will not be considered on the part of the claimant or other persons involved in the road accident. Read More…
Direct claim process