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Challenges That Indian Commuters Face Daily and How They Can Battle Them

A majority of public still spends around 90 minutes every day to travel

November 03, 2017 12:51 IST
Challenges That Indian Commuters Face Daily and How They Can Battle Them

The daily average commuting time that Indian working professionals take is 29 minutes. However, a majority of public still spends around 90 minutes every day to travel to and from work and home. If you live in cities like Bengaluru, Delhi and Mumbai, you can get stuck for hours during peak traffic. Then, there are other challenges such as pollution, weather and unreliable public transport system as well.

It isn’t surprising that most people prefer to commute in their personal cars. At least, you don’t have to breathe polluted air, bear heat waves or drench under rains. Moreover, you don’t even have to worry about hailing a cab or missing the metro.

Now, while travelling in a car is convenient, you can’t rule out the possibility of the days when you may get stranded in the middle of the road because of flat tyres, breakdowns or unfortunately, even accidents. Such instances not only cause a great deal of nuisance, but also hit your wallet. In case of accidents caused by your fault, you may even face legal charges from the victims.

In order to handle the situations like these, car insurance can come quite handy. It reimburses the amount spent on repairs, protects your car against natural disasters or theft, gives you personal accident cover, and compensates third-party claims arising due to property damages, bodily injury or death.

Unfortunately, 60% of vehicles, including cars running on the Indian roads are uninsured. You may not be aware that motor insurance is mandatory in our country. If you think that it is unnecessary expenditure, then you may not have thought about exorbitant repair or spare part replacement charges incurred at garages or service stations.

Insurance is your safety net against all possible risks associated with your car while you are commuting. So, you must invest in a car insurance policy. You will discover that most insurance companies offer similar benefits. You should choose an insurance partner that provides services beyond the standard benefits. Reliance General Insurance is one such dependable company which gives you and your car the best care and safety you can ask for.

Apart from the basic benefits, Reliance General Insurance offers a very useful service called Anywhere Assist. It is non-chargeable 24/7 roadside breakdown and towing assistance which can pull you out of the stickiest situations during commuting. It will connect you to its pan-India network of more than 3800 garages. So, if at all your car suddenly screeches to a halt due to electrical or mechanical breakdown, you don’t have to search for a garage or make futile calls to a mechanic to come to your rescue.

Whether it is battery jumpstart, tyre puncture, emergency fuel assistance, minor repairs or delivering your backup key, Reliance roadside assistance covers every possible commuting emergency. In fact, if repairs are such that your car needs to be towed away, it will even arrange for a taxi and hotel accommodation.

With roadside assistance cover from Reliance Insurance, your car gets 360-degree coverage and you can enjoy your joy ride with peace of mind.

To create awareness among masses about the Free Roadside Assistance feature, Reliance General Insurance recently launched a clutter breaking campaign comprising of two digital films. These films featuring dogs cleverly demonstrate how useful this feature can prove to be in situations that no driver would ever want to encounter while driving.

Have a look at them here.

Dog & the ball [Tyre repair assistance]



Dog in love [Towing assistance]


 

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Challenges That Indian Commuters Face Daily and How They Can Battle Them

A majority of public still spends around 90 minutes every day to travel

The daily average commuting time that Indian working professionals take is 29 minutes. However, a majority of public still spends around 90 minutes every day to travel to and from work and home. If you live in cities like Bengaluru, Delhi and Mumbai, you can get stuck for hours during peak traffic. Then, there are other challenges such as pollution, weather and unreliable public transport system as well.

It isn’t surprising that most people prefer to commute in their personal cars. At least, you don’t have to breathe polluted air, bear heat waves or drench under rains. Moreover, you don’t even have to worry about hailing a cab or missing the metro.

Now, while travelling in a car is convenient, you can’t rule out the possibility of the days when you may get stranded in the middle of the road because of flat tyres, breakdowns or unfortunately, even accidents. Such instances not only cause a great deal of nuisance, but also hit your wallet. In case of accidents caused by your fault, you may even face legal charges from the victims.

In order to handle the situations like these, car insurance can come quite handy. It reimburses the amount spent on repairs, protects your car against natural disasters or theft, gives you personal accident cover, and compensates third-party claims arising due to property damages, bodily injury or death.

Unfortunately, 60% of vehicles, including cars running on the Indian roads are uninsured. You may not be aware that motor insurance is mandatory in our country. If you think that it is unnecessary expenditure, then you may not have thought about exorbitant repair or spare part replacement charges incurred at garages or service stations.

Insurance is your safety net against all possible risks associated with your car while you are commuting. So, you must invest in a car insurance policy. You will discover that most insurance companies offer similar benefits. You should choose an insurance partner that provides services beyond the standard benefits. Reliance General Insurance is one such dependable company which gives you and your car the best care and safety you can ask for.

Apart from the basic benefits, Reliance General Insurance offers a very useful service called Anywhere Assist. It is non-chargeable 24/7 roadside breakdown and towing assistance which can pull you out of the stickiest situations during commuting. It will connect you to its pan-India network of more than 3800 garages. So, if at all your car suddenly screeches to a halt due to electrical or mechanical breakdown, you don’t have to search for a garage or make futile calls to a mechanic to come to your rescue.

Whether it is battery jumpstart, tyre puncture, emergency fuel assistance, minor repairs or delivering your backup key, Reliance roadside assistance covers every possible commuting emergency. In fact, if repairs are such that your car needs to be towed away, it will even arrange for a taxi and hotel accommodation.

With roadside assistance cover from Reliance Insurance, your car gets 360-degree coverage and you can enjoy your joy ride with peace of mind.

To create awareness among masses about the Free Roadside Assistance feature, Reliance General Insurance recently launched a clutter breaking campaign comprising of two digital films. These films featuring dogs cleverly demonstrate how useful this feature can prove to be in situations that no driver would ever want to encounter while driving.

Have a look at them here.

Dog & the ball [Tyre repair assistance]



Dog in love [Towing assistance]


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