Third Party Only car insurance makes sure you're covered when somebody else claims against you if you cause an accident or damage when driving.
Third Party Only *Car Insurance is the minimum legal level of cover needed to drive a car. It covers you if you damage someone else's property or injure them while driving, and will cover your passengers too.
The level of cover offered by Third Party Only insurance policies can be good for drivers who can afford to pay repair costs for their car without needing assistance from insurance providers. Insurance providers might charge a higher annual or monthly insurance fee than the other two main types of car insurance policy - 'fully comprehensive' and 'third-party, fire and theft' - because Third Party Only policies are typically designed for higher-risk drivers. However, because the risk costs are built into annual or monthly payments, you might not have to pay as much if you do claim than you would with other policy types.
If you have an accident while driving the car that's listed on your policy, third-party insurance covers you for:
If you have an accident and you cause damage to another person or their property while driving, your Third Party Only policy provider may not pay out if:
You might be able to add extra levels of cover like personal injury cover to your Third Party Only policy, so it's worthwhile sourcing a variety of quotes from South Africa's top insurance policies. Read each quote carefully to make sure you know what will and won't be covered - and to check if there's a possibility of getting enhanced third-party cover. Remember, MotorHappy is available to guide you through the entire process, helping you to weigh up which option is best for you.
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