With the announcement that the South African Insurance Association (SAIA) will formally open its Vehicle Salvage Database (VSD) to the public, there will be fewer written-off vehicles finding their way back into the market and being bought by unsuspecting consumers. The Retail Motor Industry Organisation (RMI), welcomed the recent announcement by SAIA confirming it will […]
Is your second-hand car purchase actually safe to drive? Finding out about the collision history of your vehicle is imperative for your safety and your pocket. Richard Green, National Director of SAMBRA talks to Devi Sankaree Govender (The Devi Show) about the pitfalls of buying a second-hand vehicle without fully understanding its collision history. If […]
Refilwe Moloto speaks to Richard Green, National Director of SAMBRA about the urgent need for more transparency from the insurance sector.
When buying a second-hand car, there are many things to think about. Vehicle safety and maintenance records, mileage, even spare keys! To find out what questions you should be asking, check out our article ‘What to ask when buying a second-hand car?’. View article>> A spare key? What’s the point? In an article published by […]
Buying a car, new or secondhand, is a big financial commitment. Buyers want to know they are getting bang for their buck, along with all the things which they most desire in a car. Richard Green, national director of the South African Motor Body Repair Association (SAMBRA), says safety may be a consideration. But industry […]
If you’ve been involved in a car crash, subject to safety and injury being avoided, the inconvenience of a car crash can be one of the most frustrating. Even more so, when your car is written-off by the insurance. Understanding the processes involved can help to minimize frustration and empower your decision-making when dealing with […]