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24×7 Roadside Assistance

Under 24 x 7 Roadside Assistance cover, in the event of breakdown of your vehicle, insurers will extend assistance on the spot like providing refuelling, towing, change of flat tyre, battery, minor repairs, accommodation assistance, loss of key, etc., to make the vehicle mobile and provide immediate comfort to the insured. 

However, the scope under this add-on and value of the cover will differ from insurer to insurer based on their product plan. Few insurers offer minimum scope of 24 x 7 assistance at free of cost and others charge a premium.  

Add on covers in Motor Insurance

What it means to you…

Zero or nil Depreciation

Over the past few years more innovative Additional Covers are introduced by various Insurers to benefit Vehicle Owners. The Additional Covers come with additional premiums collected during the inception of the policy. Given below are a few important add on covers and what they meant to you..

In the case of damage to the vehicle,  the standard motor package policy pays for the replacement of parts namely metal, plastic and fibre or rubber after deducting certain percentage towards depreciation based on the age of the vehicle.

Zero/Nil Depreciation add on cover allows the insurer to pay the claim towards replacement of parts without deduction towards depreciation, thereby 100% cost of replacement paid. This cover is available generally for vehicles up to 5 years of age only.

NCB Protection

No claim bonus (NCB) is applicable on renewal of the policy for every claim free policy year.  Normally, in the event of any claim, this discount is withdrawn completely on renewal and NCB becomes NIL.  NCB Protection add on cover protects the NCB earned until last year, even if there is a claim in the existing / expiring policy.  This benefit is available for limited number (1 or 2) of own damage claims only.

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