There are more than 72,712 two wheelers registered in Srinagar under the state motor vehicle department and the number is rising by the day. With the rising number of two wheelers on the road in Srinagar, the number of road accidents are also on a rise. An official statement from the traffic police in Srinagar last month stated that 374 people have lost their lives and more than 2,727 were severely injured in 1,908 road accidents in Srinagar last year. Hence, a two wheeler insurance is highly significant in the Srinagar.
The Motor Vehicles Act (MVA), 1988 states that every two wheeler owner must have a basic two wheeler insurance. According to the MVA, a motorist who doesn’t have an insurance, will be liable to pay a fine worth Rs.1500. While a basic two wheeler insurance is the bare minimum requirement for safety and security of riders, a comprehensive two wheeler insurance will provide you a better coverage. A two wheeler insurance will provide coverage in the event of damage caused to the vehicle due to fire, any malicious act, natural disaster, or theft of the vehicle, among others. The MVA also makes it mandatory for the owner of the vehicle to have a basic third party insurance. Apart from the personal accident cover, some insurance companies provide legal liability to the third party in case of injury and property damage caused due to accident.
What is Two Wheeler Insurance?
The definition of two wheeler insurance is simple. Any insurance policy that provides protection against any liability or damage to a two wheeler is called a two wheeler insurance policy. The kinds of two wheelers covered under this policy are scooters and motorbikes.
What a two wheeler insurance does not cover?
A two wheeler insurance does not cover the loss of accessories, legal liability to the hired driver, personal accident cover for pillion riders, normal wear and tear, damage caused due to negligence of the driver, and damage caused if the driver was driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
Top two wheeler insurers in Srinagar
The following are the top two wheeler insurance companies in Srinagar:
- Bajaj Allianz Two Wheeler Insurance
- Bharti AXA Two Wheeler Insurance
- HDFC ERGO Two Wheeler Insurance
- ICICI Lombard Two Wheeler Insurance
- Reliance Two Wheeler Insurance
- TATA AIG Two Wheeler Insurance
How to calculate the premium of your two wheeler insurance?
You can log into the BankBazaar website and fill in your details to find out the amount of your two wheeler insurance premium. You can also check out the details of and buy two wheeler insurance policies at BankBazaar.com.