Ever been in an accident and wanted to claim from the Road Accident Fund but had no idea how? Don’t worry you aren’t the only one who doesn’t know how to do this. We have done our research and we will provide you with 3 easy steps to claim from the RAF.
What Is It And How Do I Claim?
The RAF is a fund set up to ensure that victims of road accidents are compensated for their loss or damage.
The RAF is encouraging citizens to claim directly from them instead of using lawyers. They have created a campaign called #KeepItSimple which includes a simple 3-step process to submit a claim if you are a victim.
1) Gather the Necessary Documents
2) Submit the Claims Forms
3) Submit the documents
*To find out more about the necessary documents required in order to claim, click here.
So What Does The RAF Cover?
Still unsure as to what the RAF covers? Well here are just a few examples that will be covered should you require cover by the RAF:
- Past and future hospital, medical and related expenses;
- Past and future loss of earnings;
- Past and future loss of support; and
- Funeral expenses.
Although the RAF is a great initiative, however if financially possible, obtaining your own personal insurance, both for your vehicle and health, could provide more surety should you seek reparation for damages after a road accident.
- Jax du Plessis is an author at MoneyPanda