Tuesday, March 16th, 2010

According to annual motor car accident claims, Australian insurer, Real Insurance has revealed that according to its data, November followed by October and December is the month when most car accidents occur.

Says CEO of Real Insurance, Roger Grobler: “Our statistics reveal that if you’re looking to lower your risk of being involved in a motor car accident, February and May are the safest months to be on the road.”

As a general rule, Real Insurance found that there are more car accident claims during the summer months than the winter months.

Says Grobler: “Saturday tops the day of the week for the most accident claims, with Monday boasting the least accident claims.

“Unfortunately our statistics do indicate a gender bias. Female drivers, on average, are 15% more likely to have a car accident claim than male drivers and in regional Australia, women drivers are 65% more likely to incur a claim compared to men.

“It appears from the claim statistics that men tend to be better drivers in the age group 25-65 after which women prove to be marginally better drivers.

“However, in case of drivers younger than 25, Real Insurance’s data suggests that men and women drivers are on an equal footing when it comes to accident claims.”

Australians can purchase car insurance from Real Insurance at http://www.realinsurance.com.au

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Real Insurance

Real Insurance ( http://www.realinsurance.com.au ) is backed by The Hollard Insurance Company Pty Ltd and is part of the Hollard Group of companies which provides a wide range of insurance products and services to more than 6 million policyholders worldwide.
Since opening in Australia in 1999, Hollard has issued more than 500,000 policies with more than $16 billion worth of assets insured. Real Insurance has been in operation for three and a half years in Australia.
The Hollard Insurance Company Pty Ltd is regulated and licensed by APRA (the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority) and ASIC (Australian Securities and Investments Commission).
Real Insurance has a number of firsts in the Australian market including:
• First insurer in Australia to offer the Real Bonus in the form of 10% cash back (If you haven’t had a claim against your insurance for three years in a row, Real Insurance will give you 10% of the total premiums you paid during that time and will keep doing it for every three years you haven’t claimed);
• Pay-As-You-Drive.
Craig Badings
P: (02) 8284 9991
W: www.realinsurance.com.au


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