From 1 October to Russia amended OSAGO rules came into force. Relevant indication Central Bank (Bank of Russia, Central Bank) was previously registered by the Ministry of Justice. There are four innovations in total, they relate to some of the rights and obligations of car owners and victims in an accident.
In particular, now insurance companies can learn about a change in the number of a car from an automated system without the participation of a motorist. This will make life easier for the latter, since you need to draw up an OSAGO policy before registering a car in traffic policewhen a new license plate is assigned to the vehicle. Earlier, when changing the number, the owner must inform his insurance company within three days.
Also, according to the new rules, the owner of the OSAGO policy, when selling his car, is obliged to notify the insurance company in writing. Previously, this was a right, and not an obligation of citizens, which made it possible to return part of the money for the remaining period of the insurance
Another innovation cancels the obligation of participants in an accident to write down the names and addresses of eyewitnesses, as well as indicate them in a notice of a traffic accident. From October 1, this is no longer necessary.
Finally, the fourth of the changes that came into force on October 1 obliges insurers to acquaint the victim in an accident with the results of an independent technical examination or assessment of the car without submitting an application, which was previously mandatory in such cases.
Previously reportedSince September 11, Russian insurance companies have been able to take into account in price guides for calculating the cost of repairs under compulsory motor third party liability insurance (OSAGO) policies the prices of analogues of original spare parts, if the latter are not available on the market.