GA Insurance stops issuing full coverage to Probox and 4 other Toyota models for “abuse”

  • The insurer has listed Toyota Probox, Toyota Succeed, Toyota Sienta, Toyota Passo, Toyota Porte as vehicles that would be affected by the latest development which will shake motorists
  • The company also said that all Suzuki models with a value of less than KShs 1 million will be removed from full huge loss coverage.
  • Comprehensive coverage is car insurance that protects the driver, the car and third parties against all possible risks

GA Insurance Ltd has announced that it will not issue comprehensive covers to owners of five Toyota vehicles in the event of alleged abuse.

An overloaded Probox car. Photo: Ma3Route.
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The insurer has listed Toyota Probox, Toyota Succeed, Toyota Sienta, Toyota Passo, Toyota Porte as vehicles that would be affected by the latest development that will shake motorists.

The company also said that all Suzuki models with a value of less than KShs 1 million will be removed from full huge loss coverage.

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“After a comprehensive review of our automotive private portfolio and loss trends, we would like to communicate that there are vehicles which have been misused in use and therefore have proven to be a challenge when settling claims.

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We will therefore not underwrite the models below on an aggregate basis to ensure smooth business operations and maintain an excellent customer experience,” GA Insurance said in a letter.

A source close to business daily that the company cited misuse of the vehicles as one of the reasons for the denial of comprehensive insurance.

Multi-risk is car insurance that protects the driver, the car and third parties against all possible risks.

It covers vandalism, fires, landslides and other damage.

In 2021, GA Insurance recorded claims of KShs 1.07 billion from passenger car owners. This is an increase from KShs 712.2 million recorded in 2020.

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Meru driver dies in car accident Probox

Probox car crates be involved in accidents have been increasing.

In January, a meru driver transporting miraa to Garissa lost his life after his Probox car was involved in a road accident at Bangali Mall along the Kitui-Garissa highway.

Following a tire burst, the car rolled over several times, fatally injuring Lawrence Mbitho.

He suffered multiple fractures and was pronounced dead after being rushed to Garissa County Reference hospital.

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