UAE – Insurance Authority seeks to classify the garages
Tuesday, 06 23 2015, Category: Insurance and Reinsurance, Country: U.A.E
The Insurance Authority revealed that it seeks to classify the garages and the car maintenance workshops in the country. This would resolve the numerous problems that occur between insurance companies and damaged car owners, whether they are insured against theft, own damage or third party responsibility. It stressed that classification should be done by formal authorities which grant licenses to garages.
Insurance managers and workers said that the relationship between the insurance company and the insured should be governed by the insurance policy. And the insured has the right to choose the right garage according to the provision agreed upon in the insurance contract. They said that the classification should cover the standards, quality of spare parts, conditions of repair and the speed of repair completion.
The confirmed to “Emirates Today” that the classification of garages, repair workshops will contribute to raising the quality of the service provided to the insurance and will decrease the number of complaints related to the motor insurance sector during the handling of accident claims. They also indicated that concerning the new workshops and garages, it is possible to apply directly the classification criteria when they apply for license.
Source: Gulf 24