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    We sure do love our two wheelers. What’s better than our own set of wheels to navigate in the congested Indian roads? Not only is it affordable for most of us (with a little help from the friendly folks at the bank), but it is also convenient and relatively low maintenance. In terms of sales and production, the Two Wheeler Industry in India is the largest in the world. India’s two-wheeler market has an overall growth rate of 9.5 percent between the years 2006 and 2014. That means that there are a lot of two wheelers on the roads. The risk that is on the road is equally proportionate. Which is why we need insurance to protect ourselves and our precious vehicles on the road.

    An insurance policy is an investment worth making. It is also, according to Indian law, a necessity. The Motor Vehicle Act covers a variety of expenses that you may have to bear in the event of a two wheeler accident. It also covers your two wheeler in the event of a theft, fire, malicious act, natural disasters etc. Further, the legal liability to third party personal injury and property damage which arises out of the accident is also covered in this, as well as personal accident cover.


    So what is not included in the basic cover that the law expects? Things like loss of accessories, the legal liability to paid driver, personal accident cover for the pillion riders, normal wear and tear, damage due to negligent driver or driving under the influence of drugs/alcohol will not be covered in the basic insurance policy. It is possible to pay a little extra for a comprehensive cover which will cover many more expenses that you will be likely to face in the duration of your two wheeler’s possession.

    How Does A Bike Insurance Protect You?

    Your two-wheeler is always exposed to dangers both off the road and on the road. A motorcycle insurance policy can be a major help in incidents that result in financial losses arising out of unexpected events such as accidents, thefts, natural disasters and so on. Likewise, if a loss or damage is caused to a third person or their properties, a two-wheeler insurance policy acts as a shield you from any liabilities emerging out of the same. A third-party insurance cover is the minimum and basic level of insurance that is legally enforced in India. Nonetheless, it is a wise to get a strong motor insurance policy to have a backup plan in any vehicle related mishaps.

    What Is Covered In A Two-Wheeler Insurance Policy?

    There are a several kinds risks for which your insurance policy covers you. Some of which are explained below:

    1. Harms Or Losses Due To Natural Calamities:

      Disastrous events, for example, tremors, storms, earthquakes, floods and more. They may not or might be anticipated but one can't easily avoid the effects of the same on property and human lives. The best thing to do is to get an insurance policy that covers you against all such incidents.

    2. Coverage Against Man-Made Calamities:

      There can be a chances of man-made malicious acts that may cause damage to your vehicle. For example, robbery, thievery, riots, and different vindictive acts by people are likewise secured under a bike insurance policy. Be that as it may, harms or misfortunes caused because of assault or attack by an outside nation are not covered in a policy. It is smarter to have your bike insured to have a financial backup when any such incident occurs.

    3. Cover For Accidental Injuries

      An accident happens by accident and you have no control over it. Many a times it won't be your fault but you may get into events that may cause bodily injuries. There could be inward wounds, disengagement of joints, fractures and different wounds that can be covered under your bike insurance policy.

    4. Partial Disability Caused Due To An Accident

      There could be mishaps that may result in partial inability, for example, transitory loss of motion, or incapacity of some other part of body. With a two-wheeler insurance policy, you are financially secured against any such misfortune (To the extent of coverage offered in the policy).

    5. Total/Permanent Disability Due To Accident

      Failure to walk or loss of vision are the examples of permanent disability. Your two-wheeler insurance covers the misfortunes and additionally the costs on treatment.

    6. Demise Of Policyholder

      In the event of deadly mishaps that lead to the death of the policyholder or a third person, the insurance policy provides compensation to the nominees in the policy.

    7. How To Buy A Bike Insurance Policy Online?

      Purchasing a two protection today isn't as tough as it used to be. With the computerized ecosystem growing in India, you would now be able to purchase a motor insurance policy online. All you are required to do is slog on to the site of the insurer on the web, fill in all the details and purchase the policy. Additionally, there are numerous third-party sites where you can compare various policies and select the one that best suits your needs.

      If you are not happy with the online buying process, you may buy a policy with the help of agents/ brokers and insurance agents.

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    • Iffco Tokio Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Best policy"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I have two wheeler insurance with IFFCO TOKYO from last 6 years, a premium of Rs 1300 has to be paid for this insurance policy. There was no claim experience so far with this insurance policy. I am happy with the policy coverage and plan benefits of this policy.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , khargone
      Reviewed on Nov 19, 2018
    • HDFC Ergo Two Wheeler Insurance
      "No claim experience with HDFC ergo"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      Last two years i have not spoke with the customer care service for any reason. The dealer has provided the policy with HDFC Ergo since i took the loan with them. I pay the premium amount of Rs. 1000 and its renews every year. I have not gone through about the policy details. For past 2 years, i have been renewing the policy with same company.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , chennai
      Reviewed on Nov 17, 2018
    • Oriental Insurance Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Good policy"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      I took a two wheeler insurance with Oriental Insurance. In my company, they have tied up with one agency for the personal and vehicle insurance. I have paid 1400 rupees for a year. The services are good. The process was simple. The policy coverage and the plan benefits.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , chennai
      Reviewed on Nov 17, 2018
    • Royal Sundaram Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Good Policy"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      My two wheeler is insured with Royal sundaram insurance from last 4-5 years, a premium of Rs 2000 has to be paid for this insurance policy. There was no claim experience so far with this insurance policy. I am happy with the policy coverage and plan benefits of this policy.
      Was this review helpful? 2
      , jaipur
      Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018
    • Reliance General Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Yet to experience the claim"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      I have not used the insurance policy so far. I never claimed anything in this policy. I have not spoke with the customer care. My friend has recommended me about the two wheeler insurance policy with Reliance. I pay the premium amount of Rs. 1500 for one year. I renew the policy through onine.
      Was this review helpful? 2
      , bangalore
      Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018
    • HDFC Ergo Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Excellent"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I have taken a two wheeler insurance with HDFC Ergo. I got a Passion Pro and Scooty for both the vehicles, I used to renew with HDFC Ergo. The customer service is good. There is no claim experience. The policy coverage and the plan benefits are good. I pay 4,000K yearly for 2 vehicles. The policy period is one year.
      Was this review helpful? 1
      , tiruchirapalli
      Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018
    • HDFC Ergo Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Good insurance policy"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      When i purchased the vehicle, the dealer has provided the insurance with HDFC Ergo. I have not used any claim with HDFC Ergo. I have not spoke with their customer care. I pay the premium amount through credit cards. Last year i have bought this policy. Since i'm existing customer of HDFC, i have selected my two wheeler policy with HDFC Ergo.
      Was this review helpful? 1
      , mumbai
      Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018
    • Reliance General Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Good Policy to use"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      My two wheeler insurance policy was taken from Reliance. The dealer was provided the two wheeler insurance policy when i purchased my bike. I have paid a premium amount of Rs. 7000 for two years. The policy covers all the parts of the vehicle. The documentation process was good. According to the bike condition, they have provided 100% coverage value.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , ahmednagar
      Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018
    • Bajaj Allianz Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Good"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      It is very good and I have a two wheeler insurance with Bajaj Allianz and it was recommended by the showroom person. I have a Honda Activa bike. It is a one year policy. I got the insurance papers on time. There is helpline number to reach the customer support. The premium was paid through cheque.
      Was this review helpful? 1
      , mumbai
      Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018
    • New India Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Good Policy"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      I have a two wheeler insurance with New India Assurance from last 3 years, i am not aware of the premium amount as my company pays it. There was no claim experience so far with this insurance policy. I am happy with the policy coverage and plan benefits of this policy.
      Was this review helpful? 1
      , hyderabad
      Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018
    • Oriental Insurance Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Claim process is taking more time"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      I have purchased the health insurance policy with Oriental. My entire family has been covered in this policy. My organization has provided the policy and they will be managing all the policy details. I never interacted with the oriental customer care services. I had a claim experience with oriental but my company taking care of that when i submitted the documents. Its taking 20 days to get settlement. They have given me a coverage value of Rs. 5 lakhs.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , chennai
      Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018
    • Bajaj Allianz Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Best Policy"
      0.5 4.5/5 "Excellent!"
      Using the bajaj Allianz insurnace for my two wheeler for last 2 years. I used to pay the premium of Rs. 1240. They have provided the value of the bike Rs. 38000. They have covered for 70% of the bike value. I never faced any issues with the policy. Because of the lower price, i have selected the policy with Bajaj Allianz.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , chennai
      Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018
    • ICICI Lombard Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Good"
      0.5 3.0/5 "Satisfactory"
      I have a bike insurance with ICICI Lombard. Its a one year policy. I asked the service provider for an insurance and they was suggest me ICICI Lombard. I have paid 1300 rupees for a year through cash. I have claim experience, they have taken almost 18 months for the reimbursement. I am satisfied with the policy coverage and the plan benefits.
      Was this review helpful? 1
      , new delhi
      Reviewed on Nov 15, 2018
    • Bajaj Allianz Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Good Policy"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      The plan is good with Bajaj Allianz insurance company, in terms of coverage value, the insured value around Rs. 47,000 for my Honda Dream yuga bike, its just two years old. I have coverage for loss, damage, accidental. They have many service centers as well.
      Was this review helpful? 3
      , ghaziabad
      Reviewed on Nov 14, 2018
    • Bajaj Allianz Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Good protection for two wheeler"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      The bike policy was arranged through the dealer, since it mandatory purpose I took the policy from Bajaj Allianz. I don't have any option hence I took by paying some premium. I availed comprehensive policy for my bajaj discover bike for one year tenure.
      Was this review helpful? 2
      , hyderabad
      Reviewed on Nov 13, 2018
    • Bharti Axa Two Wheeler Insurance
      " Its convenient policy renewal"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      Its convenient to go head to chose all the options, they have option to increase the IDV, even the premium is good. I have been experience with Bharti axa two wheeler policy around five years, whenever I renew the policy I get the no claim bonus.
      Was this review helpful? 2
      , bangalore
      Reviewed on Nov 13, 2018
    • National Insurance Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Average Policy"
      0.5 3.0/5 "Satisfactory"
      I did not have any claim experience with National two wheeler insurance. I have not spoke with the customer care service as of now. I made a premium amount of Rs. 1400 for one year. The reason for selecting the National insurance is when i purchase a bike from dealer who provided the policy with National and i'm continuing the same. They have given a value of the bike is Rs. 55K.
      Was this review helpful? 2
      , chennai
      Reviewed on Nov 13, 2018
    • National Insurance Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Good"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      When I purchased the Honda Activa bike at that time they provided an insurance. It is a one year policy. One of my friend is working there so he will takes care of my policy. If anything goes wrong,they will recover 70% to 80% of the damage, remaining 20% from my end.I am planning to renew the policy again with National Insurance.
      Was this review helpful? 1
      , bangalore
      Reviewed on Nov 13, 2018
    • National Insurance Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Good Protection for two wheeler"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      As per IRDI policy, National Insurance is following the terms, the premium is reasonable, I have taken bike policy for three years now they do have five years plan. I have comprehensive plan its always better to go with full cover its good for us.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , chennai
      Reviewed on Nov 12, 2018
    • ICICI Lombard Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Need improvement on service"
      0.5 3.0/5 "Satisfactory"
      I have bike insurance with ICICI Lombard, I paid Rs.8700 for three years policy. It has third party plan with personal accidental. But the guys are not responsible, when they want to sell some thing they call , during queries they wont respond.
      Was this review helpful? 1
      , hyderabad
      Reviewed on Nov 12, 2018
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