• The Benefits of Personal Accident Cover in Two-Wheeler Insurance

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    Although a bike is one of the most preferred mode of commute for an average Indian, in terms of safety, it poses may risks to the rider. The convenience that it offers in traversing peak-hour traffic situations is negated by the alarming bike accident statistics. In spite of this, the sale of two-wheelers in the country is on the rise.

    The need to get two-wheelers adequately insured is reinforced by the road accidents that these vehicles are involved in. The Indian Motor Vehicles Act makes it mandatory for all vehicles to be insured with at least a minimum insurance. The basic insurance policy that people purchase to fulfill this is the third-party liability cover. However, this type of insurance only provides you minimal protection, and it is recommended that all riders be covered by a comprehensive insurance policy to tide over unforeseen situations.

    Personal Accident Cover

    In two-wheeler insurance, a Personal Accident cover offers protection against accidental death or injuries suffered by the rider. Additional cover can be purchased for the pillion rider on an optional basis. The maximum amount that is usually offered as compensation by a Personal Accident cover is Rs.1 lakh when the rider is within the age limit of 18 to 65 years.

    Some insurance companies offer this coverage as part of the comprehensive insurance policy. But it is usually available as an add-on cover that one can opt for when purchasing the main policy. The cover will be available at a minimal premium and can be renewed annually.

    Listed below are the key benefits of a Personal Accident cover:

    • Benefit for accidental death - This cover is particularly useful in the case of premature death of the breadwinner of a family in a road accident. An unexpected event such as this could plunge the household into a series of financial liabilities. The Personal Accident cover offers 100% of the total sum assured to protect the family of the policyholder from monetary crisis.
    • Disability compensation - Injuries suffered in accidents can lead to temporary or permanent total disability. This would adversely impact the finances of the policyholder’s family. If the insured suffers permanent total disability in an accident, 100% of the capital sum assured will be provided to his family. The policy also compensates for temporary disabilities and permanent partial disability, up to a certain limit.
    • Hospitalisation cash - If the policyholder is hospitalised due to injuries suffered in a road accident, the policy offers daily cash allowance as hospitalisation charges. This amount can be availed for a maximum of 50 days during hospitalisation.
    • 24 hours claim assistance - Most of the insurance companies that provide this coverage also offer roadside assistance and a helpdesk for claim-related issues, on a 24/7 basis. This makes the claim process quick and hassle-free.

    Exclusions Under Personal Accident Cover

    The following instances are usually not covered by the Personal Accident rider:

    • Death or injury caused by an accident following the consumption of alcohol or drugs.
    • The death or bodily injury caused by the deliberate act of the policyholder.
    • Injury or death due to violation of law.

    In summary, opting for a Personal Accident cover to enhance your two-wheeler insurance policy is a worthwhile investment, as it assures you protection from unexpected events. Most of the Personal Accident riders would include the aforementioned coverage. There may be slight variations in the inclusions and exclusions based on the insurance company and their plan. However, every rider should look to opt for this cover, as it is crucial in protecting his/her loved ones from financial crisis.

    Benefits of Personal Accident Insurance Reviews

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    • ICICI Lombard Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Good Protection"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      ICICI lombard two wheeler premium was around Rs. 1100 for per year, they gives road side assistance, third party cover and no claim bonus. I have Honda Dream Yuga cost of the vehicle was Rs. 62,000. At the time of activation I got the policy copy from the insurance company its good.
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      , new delhi
      Reviewed on Feb 20, 2018
    • National Insurance Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Customer service should be proactive"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      National Insurance premium amount was good than other insurance company, customer service is not upto the mark. I paid yearly fee around 1700, they gave me good IDV value. I have Bajaj 150 discover bike, the insurance company gave nominal feature like third party cover, road side assistance.
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      , kolkata
      Reviewed on Feb 20, 2018
    • Reliance General Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Good"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I had a two wheeler insurance with Reliance for past 2 years. The customer service was really good. I would say the claim experience was good and excellent. I have paid 1000 rupees for this insurance. I get a remainder call, message and email for the policy renewal.
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      , chennai
      Reviewed on Feb 20, 2018
    • Iffco Tokio Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Good"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      My friend suggested the two wheeler insurance with Iffco Tokio so I have gone for it through online. I have paid 1150 rupees for one year to purchase this insurance. The process was immediate. I got a proper response from the customer support.
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      , chennai
      Reviewed on Feb 20, 2018
    • Bajaj Allianz Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Better policy to use"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I am renewing my two wheeler insurance policy from BAJAJ ALLIANZ GENERAL INSURANCE company. I have paid Rs,2000 to renew the policy last year. The customer support is not up to the mark from the BAJAJ ALLIANZ GENERAL INSURANCE company,because they dont give the intimations to renew the policy before the due date.
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      , hyderabad
      Reviewed on Feb 20, 2018
    • National Insurance Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Below average"
      0.5 1.0/5 "Really Bad"
      I have a two wheeler insurance with National insurance. I have taken the insurance service directly from National insurance outlet. But I feel they needs to improve their response. The payments are generally through cheques and cash. It is a below average service.
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      , bangalore
      Reviewed on Feb 20, 2018
    • ICICI Lombard Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Good service"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      I have taken Two wheeler insurance with ICICI Lombard,the premium amount is 1800 per annum,I make payment at the counter.The policy coverage amount is 50,000,i have no claim experience with them till date.This was taken seven months ago.The model of my bike is Bajaj 200 NS.
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      , hyderabad
      Reviewed on Feb 20, 2018
    • Bajaj Allianz Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Good banking"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I have taken Two Wheeler Insurance with Bajaj Allianz,the premium amount is 1500 in year,its four months since i have taken this four months ago.The bike modal is TVS.I am happy using the policy ,the customer service is response is good.
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      , new delhi
      Reviewed on Feb 20, 2018
    • ICICI Lombard Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Better service"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      I have got the two wheeler insurance policy from the ICICI LOMBARD GENERAL INSURANCE company around 3 years ago. The customer support service is good with the ICICI LOMBARD GENERAL INSURANCE general insurance company. They will give the reminders to renew the policy before the due date.
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      , hyderabad
      Reviewed on Feb 19, 2018
    • Reliance General Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Good policy to use"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I have paid Rs,2000 to renew the policy last year from the RELIANCE GENERAL INSURANCE company,. The policy coverage is good with this policy . I never had any claim experience with this policy ., I would say it is good to use the RELIANCE GENERAL INSURANCE company two wheeler insurance policy.
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      , bangalore
      Reviewed on Feb 19, 2018
    • ICICI Lombard Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Excellent"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I have insured my two wheeler with the ICICI Lombard general insurance company. I would like to say that the customer service is good one and the response is better one for me with them. I have not met up the claims with them till now.
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      , chennai
      Reviewed on Feb 17, 2018
    • ICICI Lombard Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Its Good"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      Recently I faced claimed with ICICI lombard, My bike front part doom got damaged, they claimed the amount of Rs. 5000. They sent the executive, he came and took photos and approved my claim. I paid the amount around Rs. 10,000 they claimed Rs. 5000, they got tie up with wider network.
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      , chennai
      Reviewed on Feb 16, 2018
    • New India Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Its Better"
      0.5 3.0/5 "Satisfactory"
      Earlier I had New India assurance, I paid the amount around Rs. 850 for one year, they gave me better coverage with road side assistance, third party and accidental cover. ICICI Lombard is better than New India assurance. Customer service was okay not that much satisfactory.
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      , chennai
      Reviewed on Feb 16, 2018
    • ICICI Lombard Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Average service"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      Renewing my two wheeler insurance policy from the past 2 years with the ICICI LOMBARD GENERAL INSURANCE company. The response part is average with the ICICI LOMBARD GENERAL INSURANCE company., The policy coverage and the plan benefits are average with the ICICI LOMBARD GENERAL INSURANCE.
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      , bangalore
      Reviewed on Feb 16, 2018
    • National Insurance Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Its Good"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      National Insurance IDV value is good based IRDAI regulation, the premium was also economical, I got my policy copy on time. I paid the some premium, its covers all like third party cover, accidental cover.life cover and road side assistance. My Royal Enfield bike got protected through them.
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      , bangalore
      Reviewed on Feb 16, 2018
    • ICICI Lombard Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Good protection for two wheeler"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      I have two year of bike insurance with ICICI Lombard, with good coverage like third party damage, road side assistance etc. The premium was good in ICICI Lombard, I paid the premium amount around Rs. 2000 to 3000. I have insured activa honda bike.
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      , bangalore
      Reviewed on Feb 16, 2018
    • HDFC Ergo Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Better policy to use"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      For the past 6 years I renew my two wheeler insurance policy from the HDFC ERGO GENERAL INSURANCE. I have paid Rs,1100 to renew my policy last year. The policy coverage and the plan benefits are good with the HDFC ERGO GENERAL INSURANCE company.
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      , ghaziabad
      Reviewed on Feb 16, 2018
    • HDFC Ergo Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Good service"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I have taken a Life Insurance with LIC,the premium amount is 2400.The policy coverage amount is 50,000.I have no claim experience with them till date.The premium amount is paid through online.This was taken 6 years back,i have complete scheme details on the website.
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      , hyderabad
      Reviewed on Feb 16, 2018
    • HDFC Ergo Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Good"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      I taken a two wheeler insurance policy with HDFC ERGO GENERAL INSURANCE. The policy and benefits are very good. I have not taken a claim so far. I have taken comprehensive insurance with HDFC ERGO GENERAL INSURANCE.
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      , kolkata
      Reviewed on Feb 16, 2018
    • ICICI Lombard Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Average"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      My two wheeler was insured with ICICI Lombard. I have taken this insurance by last year. The claim process was not satisfactory. I have no idea about the policy coverage and the plan benefits. I paid 1700 rupees for one year to purchase this insurance.
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      , bangalore
      Reviewed on Feb 16, 2018
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