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Do all greenslip insurers cover me if it’s my fault?

Many people ask if their insurer’s green slip will cover them if they have a road accident and it’s their fault. In fact, all CTP insurers in NSW must by law provide exactly the same cover. But if you are at fault and make a claim, the NSW scheme does not cover you to the same extent as someone who is not at fault. Read More

What does a green slip cover?

In NSW, compulsory third party (CTP) insurance is called a greenslip. This is because it used to be printed on green paper. Your greenslip is an insurance policy that pays compensation for people who are killed or injured in a road accident involving your vehicle. It does not cover you for damage to your property or the property of others. Read More

What is a green slip and why do I need one?

Have you ever wondered why you need a green slip? Do you know what your green slip covers and doesn’t cover? Do all insurers offer the same green slip? These are all good questions you ask that greenslips.com.au will answer.

This is the first article in our 8-part series, How greenslip insurance works. Read More

10 common questions about green slips

Greenslips.com.au has been helping people with green slips for 20 years. During 2020, greenslips.com.au received 575 emails and 6,203 phone calls. There were a few common misunderstandings about green slips. We’d like to clear some of those up during 2021. Read More

Around the world look at CTP

Most of the world’s vehicle owners must get third party insurance or CTP, whatever it’s called in their country. Germans call it Haftpflicht and Danes call it ansvarsforsikring. However, our review of CTP in nine randomly selected countries reveals a few interesting quirks. Read More

Usage-based insurance improves your driving

IHS Automotive predicts 142 million people worldwide will have usage-based insurance (UBI) by 2023, compared to 12 million today. In Australia, it is still early days for UBI or pay-as-you-go car insurance. But vehicle owners who use telematics will have more control over their premiums by showing insurers how, where and how often they drive. Read More

Why there should be no price difference

Thousands of people use the greenslips.com.au calculator every day of the week. It is a fast, anonymous way to compare prices from all five NSW green slip insurers. Occasionally, the price quoted by the insurer is different to the one in the calculator. This should not happen and we will explain why. Read More

The state of ridesharing

It appears ridesharing is not all it was cracked up to be. Half of Australian drivers quit within three months of joining, mostly because of low pay. Many struggle to achieve even an hourly rate of $16. Meanwhile, taxi drivers are complaining bitterly about the effects of Uber and others on their business. Read More

Younger drivers are more at risk and pay more insurance

The main reason green slips are more expensive for younger drivers is because they are more likely to be involved in an accident.
  • Drivers 17 to 25 hold 16% of licences
  • More drivers 15-24 die in a road crash than any other age group
  • Drivers 17-20 are three times more likely than drivers over 21 and over to be involved in a serious crash
  • Far more males than females die in road crashes.

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