The Minister of Transport, Dr Blade Nzimande, announced a 41% decrease in road fatalities over the Easter holiday period. The Minister noted that there were 104 road fatalities nationally this year compared with 504 deaths during the same period last year. However, the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) reported that at least 549 drivers were arrested for various offences during the holidays, with 312 arrested for drinking and driving.
The South African Insurance Association (SAIA) is the representative body of the short-term insurance industry. It represents the industry to all relevant stakeholders to ensure a sustainable and dynamic industry. SAIA has 59 members, comprising all categories of short-term insurers, including reinsurers. Its members abide by the SAIA Code of Conduct, which ensures adherence to best-practice industry standards and self-regulation.
To promote and represent the interests of the short-term insurance industry, while leading and enhancing the efforts of the industry to become recognised and trusted as an important contributor to the South African economy and society.
- To encourage fair and ethical treatment of short-term insurance customers
- To favourably represent the short-term insurance industry in such a way that all stakeholders have trust and confidence in the industry
- To create an environment in which industry members can share information, debate important and relevant issues, and create a common vision for the short-term insurance industry
- To create opportunities for the industry and to embark on initiatives that will enhance its image and reputation amongst all stakeholders
- To promote understanding of short-term insurance to all stakeholders
- To promote awareness of the industry and its contributions to society and the South African economy
The Insurance Crime Bureau is happy to announce that we have updated the Insurance FraudLine logo, but with the same contact information.
The Financial Sector Transformation Council (FSTC), formerly the Financial Sector Charter Council, is in the process of reviewing the Financial Sector Code (FSC) as per the requirement under Statement FS-000, par 12 of the Amended FSC, gazetted in December 2017.