Insurers call for driving licence penalty points system

The law should be changed to enable the introduction of random roadside breathalyser tests, the Malta Insurance Association said today. Addressing a news conference this morning, association director general Adrian Galea said the police were not currently able to carry out such tests at random. He also called for systems that would encourage motorists to take […]

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Stqarrija ghall-istampa – 3 t’Awwissu 2016

Il-Malta Insurance Association hija mhassba dwar iz-zieda allarmanti fl- incidenti tat-traffiku li qed ikunu ta’ kagun ta’ mwiet jew korrimenti fit-toroq taghna.  Matul din is-sena, diga kellna 11 il-fatalita’, filwaqt li fl-ewwel tliet xhur tas-sena, rajna zieda ta’ 29% fin-numru ta’ nies li korrew kawza ta’ incidenti tat-traffiku meta mqabbel ma’ l-istess perjodu s-sena l-ohra.  […]

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Press Release – 3 August 2016

The Malta Insurance Association is very concerned at the alarming increase in road accidents and traffic injuries or fatalities which have taken place in recent months.    In 2016 we have already experienced 11 fatalities, while in the first 3 months of the year the number of persons injured in traffic accidents increased by 29% over […]

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Delegation from Estonian Insurance Association in Malta

A delegation of Insurance Practitioners from the Estonian Traffic Insurance Fund and the Estonian Insurance Association met their counterparts from the Malta Insurance Association.  During their two day visit, they met with practitioners from the local Insurance Industry.   Both parties discussed developments within their respective markets  and  considered potential  opportunities  in Malta and Estonia.  The […]

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Public Safety Should Come First

In January, Occupational Health and Safety Authority CEO Mark Gauci drafted a report on permits issued for public events, suggesting a new health and safety body coupled with insurance policies in certain cases. The Malta Insurance Association strongly supports the government’s aim in strengthening public health and safety during public events. The association agrees that […]

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Love on the Road

‘Love on the Road’ was the theme chosen by the Malta Road Safety Council to encourage road users, and particularly motorists, to show respect to fellow road users.  Although this theme was chosen to coincide with St. Valentine’S day, such respect is a prerequisite for responsible driving on our roads, a message that the Malta […]

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Towards more safety on roads

The portable breathalyser kits donated by the Malta Insurance Association to the police a few days before Christmas got more media exposure than anticipated but probably not the kind that was expected. The donation of the 15 kits was the culmination of several months of cooperation between the MIA and the police with one clear […]

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