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​Action, awareness, and innovation are needed to solve SA’s high road accident average

​Action, awareness, and innovation are needed to solve SA’s high road accident average

Press Releases   •   Sep 02, 2016 12:50 GMT

South African roads are among the most dangerous in the world with 23.5 fatalities 100 000 people, compared to 2.97 in the UK. Deaths by road accidents are high on our government’s agenda and one of the goals of the National Development Plan is to reduce our national average in order to improve the quality of life for all South Africans.

​Discovery partners delivered exceptional service to clients

​Discovery partners delivered exceptional service to clients

Press Releases   •   Nov 19, 2015 11:52 GMT

Every year, Discovery Insure recognises its top performing partners, and this year’s Discovery Insure Partner Awards mark a particularly high service delivery year, as Discovery Insure has won the Sunday Times Top Brands Survey for the Best short-term insurer in the consumer category...

Holiday travellers face biggest risk on roads – Discovery Insure

Holiday travellers face biggest risk on roads – Discovery Insure

Press Releases   •   Mar 25, 2015 14:54 GMT

South Africa’s road accident fatality rate, one of the highest in the world, costs the economy between 8% and 10% of GDP. On average, there are over 200 roads deaths over the Easter holiday period every year. Recent research conducted by Discovery Insure analysing driving behaviour reveals that holiday-makers are more at risk of being involved in an accident...

Discovery Insure concludes partnership with leading US technology firm

Discovery Insure concludes partnership with leading US technology firm

Press Releases   •   Aug 26, 2014 17:16 GMT

Johannesburg (26 August 2014) – Discovery Limited today announced a strategic partnership deal with US-based Cambridge Mobile Telematics (CMT), a leading telematics technology provider. This deal will further bolster the current strategic partnership between Discovery Insure and CMT.

Discovery Insure: Who are South Africa’s best drivers?

Discovery Insure: Who are South Africa’s best drivers?

Press Releases   •   Jul 10, 2014 11:34 GMT

South Africa’s best drivers are to be found in the Western Cape, with Gauteng ranked second overall, according to data from Discovery Insure’s road safety smartphone application. During June, the first month of the campaign 16.8 million kilometres of driving data was collected and analysed by Discovery Insure...

Short-term insurance industry must start thinking differently

Short-term insurance industry must start thinking differently

Press Releases   •   Jun 18, 2014 13:01 GMT

Johannesburg, 18 June 2014: Recent harsh weather conditions combined with the weakening Rand and the labour environment have put a strain on short-term industry, leading to significant declines in insurers’ underwriting profitability over the past year, said Anton Ossip, CEO of Discovery Insure, on Tuesday.

New driving app set to rev up driving standards in South Africa

New driving app set to rev up driving standards in South Africa

Press Releases   •   May 27, 2014 10:59 GMT

With the aim to create a nation of great drivers, Discovery Insure has released a new smartphone application that scientifically measures and incentivises driving behaviour. The Discovery Insure app is a global first in combining mobile technology and behavioural economics to create better drivers and improve road safety. It is available as a free download from the App Store or Google Play Store..

Discovery Insure positioned for continued, exceptional growth

Discovery Insure positioned for continued, exceptional growth

Press Releases   •   Apr 14, 2014 09:46 GMT

Discovery Insure reached a milestone of 50 000 active policies since its inception in 2011. This milestone, says Discovery Insure CEO Anton Ossip, “is a remarkable achievement that comes before Discovery Insure marks three years of operation..."

Discovery raises R400 000 for Teddy Bear Clinic at the 94.7 Cycle Challenge

Discovery raises R400 000 for Teddy Bear Clinic at the 94.7 Cycle Challenge

News   •   Nov 19, 2013 09:11 GMT

Together with Discovery, Daryl Impey and Geraint Thomas successfully raised R400 000 for the Teddy Bear Clinic for Abused Children at the Momentum 94.7 Cycle Challenge on Sunday 17 November..