It’s Rainy Season! Look Out For These 4 Important Things!

Please be extra careful when driving on the road, especially during the rainy season!

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The monsoon or rainy season typically runs during the quarter end of the year in Malaysia. As a result, we are receiving news of heavy floods in many parts of the nation.

In the coming rainy season, we advice people to be extra careful when driving.

Here we list down some preparations that you need to take note of!

Make sure windscreen wiper works properly

pastikan wiper dalam keadaan baik

It does look light, but don’t take it easy! Please check your windscreen wiper.

A faulty wiper will not be able to smear the water all over the windscreen, thus will hinder your visibility on the road. Bad visibility can cause you to participate in an accident.

Ensure that your car windscreen wiper blades are in good working condition. Please exchange it with a new one should it become rotten and harden.

Lampu depan dan belakang kenderaan elok

lampu harus berfungsi dengan baik

Please make sure to turn on your car lights during the rain. This is to increase your visibility on the road and reduce the risk of accidents.

Ensure the car lights are in good condition. Examples are headlights, brake lights, and taillights. Not turning on car lights may lead to accidents because of your weak car’s existence (visibility on the road).

Turn on your vehicle’s lights when necessary for safety.

Ensure vehicle’s tires in good condition

tayar kenderaan berada dalam keadaan memuaskan

It is possible to lose control of the car when the road is slippery due to the rain, as we refer to aquaplaning or hydroplaning.

To your knowledge, it is one of the most dangerous situations in road traffic. It happens when a layer of water is built between the wheels of the vehicle and the road surface. Thus, causing you to control

The slippery road may cause your tires to lose control and slip out of the lane. Examples are when you want to make a turn, brake, or drive in a straight lane.

Therefore, please always check the tire’s tread depth and air pressure. Inadequate tire pressure can negatively affect your vehicle’s performance and cause blowouts.

Purchase special perils coverage in insurance policy

dapatkan perlindungan peril khas

We received devastating news reporting of hundreds of thousand of vehicles severely affected by the heavy floods last year.

Therefore, we advice you to purchase additional special perils coverage in comprehensive policy as preparatory steps this coming monsoon season. This will enable you to claim in case of any damages caused by the flood.

Please note that you will not be able to claim if you do not have this additional coverage. The additional premium for special perils coverage is about 0.5% of the sum insured of your car.

Be careful when driving during raining weather

Make sure to keep a safe distance when driving in the rain. Do not speed on the slippery road.

Meanwhile, refer to the following four tips that we shared above for your vehicle’s safety on the road.


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