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 […]

SAMBRA steps up its campaign to identify written-off vehicles

Insurers drag their feet on letting consumers know whether they’re buying previously crashed cars The SA Motor Body Repairers’ Association (Sambra) has stepped up its efforts to help prevent consumers from buying potentially dangerous cars that were previously involved in crashes. After pressure from Sambra for a number of years, the SA Insurance Association (Saia) […]

Supply Constraints Impact Car Repairs

The South African Motor Body Repairers’ Association (SAMBRA), an association of the Retail Motor Industry Organisation (RMI), representing almost 1 000 motor body repair businesses across South Africa and accounting for over 80% of all insured repair claims in the country, has issued an urgent alert to motorists that damage repairs may be delayed due […]