New motor insurance law to affect all vehicles

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Re: New motor insurance law to affect all vehicles

Post by StroppyChops » Fri Aug 04, 2017 1:35 pm

Jamie_Lambo wrote:
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AndyKK wrote:
Fri Aug 04, 2017 12:58 pm
A few weeks ago a expat on his moto was hit by a Cambodian car. Leaving him on the road with a broken leg. The driver of the car drove away. You would presume the driver didn't have insurance. Or this is just the norm.
lol just the norm, its not unusual for a bus/truck/train driver to run away after an accident lol
Normal? It's mandatory.

In the same way that it's mandatory for a Lexus driver who just caused a minor accident in traffic to u-turn in the street and cause a major accident.
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Re: New motor insurance law to affect all vehicles

Post by Bitte_Kein_Lexus » Fri Aug 04, 2017 1:54 pm

I don't think this means you'd be off the hook if you kill someone. Pretty sure people will still have to pay on top. To me this is just big insurance companies squeezing themselves into an ever changing Cambodia. Pretty soon it'll be like any other country...
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Re: New motor insurance law to affect all vehicles

Post by AndyKK » Fri Aug 04, 2017 2:20 pm

Motor insurance is got to be the way to go, but what is then the worries who has and who has not. Never mind who's fault the accident is.
Being a expat I would presume you would be a target for police checks. But I would say if you was involved in an accident the possibility of the other person probably will not be insured, and the insurance providers would do anything in their power not to pay out.
I maybe just plain sceptical and very doubtful.
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Re: New motor insurance law to affect all vehicles

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Fri Aug 04, 2017 8:00 pm

AndyKK wrote:
Fri Aug 04, 2017 2:20 pm
Motor insurance is got to be the way to go, but what is then the worries who has and who has not. Never mind who's fault the accident is.
Being a expat I would presume you would be a target for police checks. But I would say if you was involved in an accident the possibility of the other person probably will not be insured, and the insurance providers would do anything in their power not to pay out.
I maybe just plain sceptical and very doubtful.
think thats pretty accurate tbh lol
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Re: New motor insurance law to affect all vehicles

Post by Gilmore » Fri Aug 04, 2017 8:10 pm

I can't believe the ignorance. It's called compulsory 3rd. party personal insurance and has nothing to do with damage to other vehicles or property-only people you kill or injure. It has been compulsory in Australia since the 1950s and you can't register a vehicle without it.
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Re: New motor insurance law to affect all vehicles

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Fri Aug 04, 2017 8:38 pm

Gilmore wrote:
Fri Aug 04, 2017 8:10 pm
I can't believe the ignorance. It's called compulsory 3rd. party personal insurance and has nothing to do with damage to other vehicles or property-only people you kill or injure. It has been compulsory in Australia since the 1950s and you can't register a vehicle without it.
same in the UK,
but this is Cambodia, where you dont need a license to ride a bike, and a lot of drivers dont have tax or even a number plate...
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Re: New motor insurance law to affect all vehicles

Post by AndyKK » Fri Aug 04, 2017 8:43 pm

How many years before they introduce a MOT
One question, why are they considering China and Thai insurers? And not Khmer.
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Re: New motor insurance law to affect all vehicles

Post by Bertros » Fri Aug 04, 2017 11:01 pm

so if you are only 'renting' what is the requirement?

is it different from being the 'owner'?



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Re: New motor insurance law to affect all vehicles

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Sat Aug 05, 2017 1:51 am

Bertros wrote:
Fri Aug 04, 2017 11:01 pm
so if you are only 'renting' what is the requirement?

is it different from being the 'owner'?



Bertros :hattip:
if you rent a car in the UK, the company insures the car,
the insurance covers the vehicle not the person,
so im guessing the people who rent the motos will have to have their motos insured for the customers
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