SAMBRA Forms Vehicle Salvage Database Task Team

The South African Motor Body Repairer’s Association (SAMBRA) will ramp up its efforts to have the details of previously written-off vehicles published for public consumption. This information is currently contained in a so-called Vehicle Salvage Database (VSD), which is used as a reference source by the South African Insurance Association (SAIA) and the Insurance Crime […]

Used-car buyers soon to have access to a vehicle salvage database (VSD)

Richard Green, National Director of SAMBRA talks to Thabiso TT Tema from Power 98.7 about incidents where buyers are unknowingly purchasing very poorly repaired, previously written-off vehicles, seen as uneconomical to repair by insurers. They discuss the risks involved for second-hand car buyers, such as serious accidents and the way forward through the creation of […]