DriverPlan policy summary

This is a Policy Summary of the DriverPlan Policy provided by Isle of Man Assurance Limited.

This summary does not contain the full terms and conditions of the insurance contract, which can be found in the policy wording or are available upon request. This summary should be supplied to all policyholders of group policies.

The DriverPlan Elite, Executive and Premier policies are designed to provide benefits in respect of alternative transport in the event of you being prevented from driving as the result of disqualification or incapacitating injury.

The DriverPlan Plus and DriverPlan Team policies are designed to provide benefits for alternative transport arrangements in the event of you being prevented from driving as the result of disqualification as a result of a speeding offence or under the ‘totting up’ rules.

The Policy is for a period of one year.

Main Features and Benefits

The DriverPlan Elite, Executive and Premier policies provide benefits in the event of:-

Disqualification: as the result of a speeding offence or under the “totting up” rules. Disqualification benefit in respect of those clients with 9 penalty points current or pending at the inception of the policy is limited to £3,000 per annum.

Personal Injury: following incapacitating injury that prevents you from being able to drive.

Emergency Funds: to cover hotel accommodation or transport home in the event of being stranded after an accident or theft or vandalism of your car.

Loss of Use (Car Hire Costs): for up to 25 consecutive days (following the first 3 days of hiring) should your car be stolen, vandalised or involved in a motor accident which is subject to an insurance claim.

The DriverPlan Plus and DriverPlan Team policies provide benefits in the event of:-

Disqualification: as the result of a speeding offence or under the “totting up” rules. Disqualification benefit in respect of those clients with 9 penalty points current or pending at the inception of the policy is limited to £3,000 per annum.

Main Exclusions and Limitations

  • Cover is only available to persons aged 21 and over who hold and have held a current full driving licence valid in the UK, CI or IOM, for a period of at least two years with no more than nine current or pending penalty points.
  • Cover will not include disqualification imposed as a direct result of drink or drug related offences or for dangerous or reckless driving or using a vehicle uninsured against third party risks.
  • Benefits are paid for a maximum period of twelve months from the date of disqualification or injury. NB Disqualification and Injury benefits payable pro-rata.
  • In respect of car hire costs, the cost of the first 3 days car hire will not be covered.
  • DriverPlan Elite benefit is limited to £30,000 per annum
  • DriverPlan Executive benefit is limited to £20,000 per annum.
  • DriverPlan Premier benefit is limited to £10,000 per annum.
  • DriverPlan Plus benefit is limited to £12,000 per annum
  • DriverPlan Team benefit is limited to £6,000 per annum.

Cooling Off Period and Cancellation Rights: You will have a 14-day period commencing when you receive your documents in which to cancel your cover and get all your money back (as long as you have not made a claim).

Claims: Policyholders are required to notify the Insurer, in writing, within 30 days of any incident which may give rise to a claim under this Policy. In the case of a potential disqualification claim the policyholder shall give written notice to the Insurer immediately upon receipt of the first piece of correspondence (ie. any Complaint, Summons, Notice of Prosecution or other communications) in relation to any offence which may result in the penalty points endorsable on his/her licence totalling 12 or more. Should you wish to make a claim please write to Isle of Man Assurance Limited, Hope Street, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM1 1AP or telephone 01624 681200.

Complaints: If you have a complaint regarding the service received from IOMA, please contact the Compliance Department. Complaints that cannot be settled can be referred to the Financial Services Ombudsman Scheme for the Isle of Man. Copies of IOMA’s internal complaints handling procedures are available upon request.

This insurance is underwritten by Isle of Man Assurance Limited (“IOMA”), of IOMA House, Hope Street, Douglas, Isle of Man. IOMA is authorised by the Isle of Man Government Insurance and Pensions Authority. IOMA is not subject to the same regulatory system as that applicable in the United Kingdom. Holders of policies issued by IOMA will not be protected by the United Kingdom Financial Services Compensation Scheme if IOMA should become unable to meet its liabilities. IOMA is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority. IOMA is a member of the International Underwriting Association of London.

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