(by Tarran Dookie) THE LAW The Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic (Mobile Devices) Regulations 2010 came into effect on February 19, 2011. One of the regulations states that “No person shall drive or have charge of a motor vehicle on any road while holding or using a hand-held mobile device.” Breach of this regulation renders a person liableMore
Our Group Plans unit administers blanket plans for vehicle owners provided by employers and financial institutions. RMS’ Valued Customer Plans allow individuals to benefit from these features along with the economies of scale normally reserved for large motor plans. Customers will find easy access and ample parking to our premises at Borde Street, Port of Spain and Cipero Street, San Fernando.
THE INSURANCE IMPLICATIONS Many man-hours are lost in traffic daily and the accompanying stress that it generates takes a toll on everyone. Car pooling has been mentioned as a possible way of easing the traffic congestion. HOW CAR POOLING WORKS Car pooling is otherwise known as lift sharing, ride sharing or car sharing.Normally the person who is gettingMore
TELECOMMUTING: BENEFITS, DRAWBACKS AND INSURANCE RISK FACTORS (by Tarran Dookie) Telecommuting or teleworking, a work arrangement whereby employees work from home or some location other than the central place of work, is growing in importance. Telecommuting may be facilitated through broadband or other internet connection and a computer or by phone lines or by pen and paper. The upsurgeMore
RISK TIPS STAYING AWAKE WHILE DRIVING Automobile accidents are a major cause of liability claims and are probably the most frequent type of loss to exceed normal policy limits. All this makes preventative measures very worthwhile and one area of focus should be increasing drivers’ awareness of this problem. Drivers who have worked a fullMore
THE LEGISLATION The Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic (Amendment) Act, 2007 authorizing the use of a breathalyzer, was proclaimed into law in Trinidad & Tobago on November 16,2009. The legislation was passed in both Houses of Parliament and assented to since July 26, 2007. The penalty for a first offence under the new law is $8,000 orMore
What to do immediately following a Motor Accident. In the case of a major accident, call the police immediately! Mark the position of the vehicles at the point of impact and use your cell to take photos from various angles. If there are no serious personal injuries, remove your vehicle to the side of theMore