Vehicle owners in South Australia are about to get a choice of CTP insurers. During the 3-year transition from the MAC to four private insurers, owners were randomly allocated an insurer. From 1 July 2019, they must choose a CTP insurer based on price and service. Read more
Insurers AAMI, Allianz, QBE and SGIC provide compulsory third party insurance in South Australia. Before July 2016, the Motor Accident Commission (MAC) was regulator and insurer of the CTP scheme. Now the government will abolish the MAC and other government agencies will handle its road safety role. Read more
Have you made a recent claim under the SA compulsory third party (CTP) scheme? The scheme regulator wants feedback from injured claimants on their insurer’s customer service. Survey results will help motorists choose an insurer when the CTP scheme goes fully competitive on 1 July 2019. Read more
Did you know drivers in each Australian state claim theirs has the worst drivers? But all states are not equal and some are worse in different ways. Adelaide drivers and other South Australians are the most dangerously distracted in the nation. Worse, they are most likely to crash, with eight insurance claims per 1,000 vehicles. Read more
South Australian police caught 608 drug drivers and 131 drunk drivers last year for their third or more offence in five years. Now Parliament has passed a law that forces all repeat drink or drug drivers to go straight to rehab. Read more
Taxi drivers recently protested against Uber at Adelaide Airport. In fact, taxi drivers all over Australia claim they operate under regulations while Uber can do what it likes. This is now starting to change. Read more
SA motorists who usually use an EzyReg account to do their transactions must now use mySA GOV. It’s part of the plan to put all transactions with the SA government in the same place with one login. The app will store all your information digitally and safely. Also, it will send you vehicle registration reminders so you don’t have to worry about forgetting again.
The South Australian government is reviewing the Lifetime Support Scheme (LSS) and 2013 reforms to the CTP scheme. First of all, the reviewing committee invited submissions from interested parties by 27 April 2017.