Bayport and RoadCover make it easier for South Africans to claim compensation from the Road Accident Fund. To become a member, simply send an SMS to 47973 and a Bayport agent will contact you to take you through the sign-up process.
RoadCover helps all road accident victims, whether they were a passenger in a vehicle or a pedestrian.
For only R39/month, membership covers you (the main member), your spouse and children, and your domestic worker(s).
Once you are a member, RoadCover will:
You get all the money the Road Accident Fund pays out.
It is a government entity that pays compensation to people who are injured in road accidents, or to the dependants of people who are killed in road accidents, as a result of third party negligence. The RAF has jurisdiction in South Africa only.
To claim from the RAF, you have to prove the seriousness of your injury and the fact that someone else was at fault. The claims process is complicated and can take a long time and cost a great deal of money.
If nobody died in the accident (alive benefit):
When someone dies in the accident (Deceased Benefit):
If nobody died in the accident (Alive Benefit):