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Road Safety Tips for the Festive Season

Road Safety Tips for the Festive Season

While Christmas and New Year are a time of joy and celebration many families have unfortunately endured great loss over this festive period as a result of losing loved ones in car accidents. The volume of car accidents increases significantly in December and January...

How To Report Potholes on WhatsApp in Joburg

How To Report Potholes on WhatsApp in Joburg

Potholes are a huge problem on South African roads. They are left until they are so wide and deep that fixing them becomes a matter of public safety. Potholes can cause serious accidents ranging from burst tires to head on collisions caused by drivers attempting to...

How Long Does It Take To Get RAF Payouts?

How Long Does It Take To Get RAF Payouts?

The Road Accident Fund provides compensation for injuries or death as a result of motor vehicle accidents on South African roads. Unfortunately, like most state-run enterprises in South Africa, the wheels of justice turn unbelievably slowly at the RAF headquarters....

RAF CLAIM STATUS CHECK

RAF CLAIM STATUS CHECK

So many people in South Africa have been affected by motor vehicle accidents. From drunk driving to reckless driving and pedestrian accidents, South African roads can be perilous, and accidents are all too common. You may have read the headlines of fellow South...

How To Get Your RAF Payout Sooner

How To Get Your RAF Payout Sooner

The Road Accident Fund, known in short as the RAF, was established as compulsory cover for South African road users. The fund provides compensation and rehabilitation for parties involved in motor vehicle accidents within South Africa’s borders. Sounds great, right?...

What is the Road Accident Fund?

What is the Road Accident Fund?

The Road Accident Fund or RAF is a compulsory indemnity insurance fund in South Africa. The fund was brought into effect in 1997 when it took over from the Multilateral Motor Vehicle Accidents Fund. The fund is responsible for providing cover for all road users in...