FGA with the European Day without a Road Death

ANCIA (the National Association of Motor Vehicle Inspection Centers), together with the GNR (National Republican Guard) and the Associação Estrada Mais Segura (Road Safety Association), celebrated the European Day without a Road Death on September 21 last.

This year, the conference took place in Cascais, at the Paula Rego House of Stories Conference Room and was attended by the Director of the FGA (Motor Guarantee Fund), Carlos Marques. In his spech, he addressed themes related to road accidents and traffic accidents victims protection systems.

FGA Director speech

FGA presentation

 



FGA's QMS certification maintained

Following the external monitoring audit that took place on 19 and 20 September, the Quality Management System (QMS) certification of the Motor Guarantee Fund was maintained.

MGF mission

The Motor Guarantee Fund (MGF) is an autonomous public fund, managed by the Insurance and Pension Funds Supervisory Authority.
The Fund ensures, among other cases, the compensation of personal injuries and damage to property resulting from road accidents in Portugal when the person responsible hereof is unknown or, if known, has not fulfilled the obligation to take out motor third party liability insurance.

The Motor Guarantee Fund  also pays the compensation due for bodily injuries when the MTPL insurance 

undertaking is declared insolvent. At European level, the MGF also acts as Information Centre and Compensation Body.

Reimbursement of sums paid

The MGF is entitled to demand the reimbursement of the amounts spent on claims settling, plus default interest.

Under the law, the holder, the owner and the driver of the vehicle which caused the accident are jointly and severally liable for the reimbursement, regardless of upon whom the obligation to take out the insurance falls.


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