Third party insurance discussion paper welcomed
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Cycling advocates welcome release of third party insurance discussion paper
The Cycling Advocates' Network (CAN) welcomes the release of a discussion document proposing compulsory third party insurance for all motorists. The document was released today by Minister of Transport Safety Harry Duynhoven. CAN policy includes support for the introduction of compulsory third party insurance.
CAN spokesperson Axel Wilke says, 'CAN believes we should have compulsory third party insurance to provide for property damage. We also believe the ACC motor vehicle account funding should be restructured so the flat levy is replaced by a levy based on driver characteristics (e.g. age and driving record). This means a much clearer relationship between higher risk motorists and the costs of motoring.'
NOTE: CAN’s policy on
compulsory third party insurance can be found at