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Monsoon proof your vehicle

Bindisha Sarang

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The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a fifth consecutive year of normal monsoon. A good monsoon, while essential, presents challenges for car owners who live in areas prone to heavy rains, floods, and water logging. Parthanil Ghosh, president-retail business, HDFC ERGO General Insurance, says, “For such geographies, it’s always wise to choose a few add-ons to protect against potential damages that might unexpectedly arise during the monsoon season.”

Pre-monsoon vehicle maintenance should be your first step. If you only have third-party insurance, get a compr­ehensive cover. Next, buy a few relevant add-ons to avoid having to pay for certain costs out of your own pocket. Let us discuss two must-have add-ons first.
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First Published: Jun 27 2023 | 10:15 PM IST

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