Car insurance

What is car insurance?

Car insurance is a type of insurance that covers the car driver’s liability.

How does it work?

If the driver causes an accident, his/her car insurance compensates the damage and harm caused to the victims of the accident.

Car accidents do not just happen to others! It is therefore best to be well prepared for such an eventuality. The "Traffic Accidents" Checklist (French - Dutch) can be of help here.

Car insurance does not cover damage and harm to the driver who caused the accident. For this, there are other insurance products such as fully comprehensive insurance and driver’s insurance.

What rules apply to car insurance?

Car insurance is obligatory for all car owners as soon as the car is driven on public roads.

What is the FSMA’s role?

The FSMA is tasked with ensuring compliance with the insurance laws and legislation, especially as regards information provided to clients.

Where can you get more information?

You can find more information on car insurance on (French - Dutch).