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Offline Winger

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Red Weather Warning
on: March 02, 2018, 11:01:10 AM
Just had a phone call from a mate saying that if you drive in an area that has a red weather warning check your insurance you may not be covered  :005:

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Re: Red Weather Warning
Reply #1 on: March 02, 2018, 11:43:08 AM
Interesting !

That wouldn't surprise me in the least.  It needs something like this - to get through to some of the eejits!

I believe there was a case last year in Peebles where a woman ignored the flood warning signs and the car got stuck in the river.    Underwriters left her high and dry (so to speak :008:)

Similarly-  Travel insurance underwriters are refusing claims where: "Your judgement or abilities are impaired by drugs or alcohol". This has had profound effects on some holidaymakers who thought that climbing up to their room balcony while pissed - is a good idea  :063:


EDIT:  Did a google, and found this:   
Insurance companies have stated that comprehensive insurance will cover any damage caused to a person's vehicle by the storm.

A spokesman for the AA told the Daily Record: "It's total nonsense to say you would not be covered during a red weather warning.
Last Edit: March 02, 2018, 11:46:28 AM by Mareng1

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Re: Red Weather Warning
Reply #2 on: March 02, 2018, 12:36:44 PM
Saw two people on motorbikes yesterday, one a GS going up the M40, the other on a local road. Nutters I thought.

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Re: Red Weather Warning
Reply #3 on: March 02, 2018, 01:02:51 PM
As there has been a bit of talk on insurance. Just another thing to check on your medical travel insurance cover. Read the small print because many of the large providers have a clause that you are not covered whilst riding a motorcycle. And they are not just talking about local hire bikes, but even your own bike whilst on tour.....   :211: :211: :005:
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Re: Red Weather Warning
Reply #4 on: March 03, 2018, 12:39:09 PM
My mate picked up his new GS on Thursday from Gloucester BMW. Only a zombie apocalypse would have stopped him. He got back fine, although the road south of the M4 was interesting. Not something I’d have done, or many people for that matter.

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Re: Red Weather Warning
Reply #5 on: March 03, 2018, 05:24:53 PM
Brave boy  :190: :005:

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Re: Red Weather Warning
Reply #6 on: March 04, 2018, 10:29:01 AM
Put my back out - clearing my neighbour's driveway on Friday.......   :190:

Just about back to normal so cleared the car and part of my own driveway today........... in time for more bloody snow!!!!     Lost 4 gutter supports already, so will need to buy a long ladder and new metal supports.

Getting thoroughly pee'd off with it now!  :172:

Bought a snow blower for next year.    :164:

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Re: Red Weather Warning
Reply #7 on: March 04, 2018, 06:39:49 PM
*Originally Posted by Mareng1 [+]
Put my back out - clearing my neighbour's driveway on Friday.......   :190:

Just about back to normal so cleared the car and part of my own driveway today........... in time for more bloody snow!!!!     Lost 4 gutter supports already, so will need to buy a long ladder and new metal supports.

Getting thoroughly pee'd off with it now!  :172:

Snow...??? What's that...??   :745: :164:

Bought a snow blower for next year.    :164:
When I die, I want to go peacefully in my sleep like my Grandfather....not screaming like the passengers in his car..!

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Re: Red Weather Warning
Reply #8 on: March 04, 2018, 06:59:26 PM
You could always go back, and quote it right.........   :430:

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