Are females the better drivers? (International Women’s Day 2021)

Are females the better drivers? (International Women’s Day 2021)

Dubai, United Arab Emirates,  To mark the international women’s day on March 8, we want to shed some light on ‘Who are the better drivers, females or males?’. This question captures the attention around the globe and RoadSafetyUAE wants to share some UAE specific insights. The data was extracted from the ‘UAE Road Safety Monitor’, a long-term perception and attitude research project which has been running for the past 6 consecutive years. Thomas Edelmann, Founder and Managing Director of RoadSafetyUAE explains: “Female drivers often don’t receive the due appreciation for…

New Data: Do School Traffic Habits Cause Morning Traffic Jams?

New Data: Do School Traffic Habits Cause Morning Traffic Jams?

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 8 December 2020, (AETOSWire): In October 2020, Noor Takaful | Ethical Insurance and RoadSafetyUAE shared part 1 of the results of the UAE’s ‘first-ever’ car occupancy survey, showing the UAE’s dependency on private cars, which is high on global level at 74% (54% drive themselves + 20% passengers in private cars). The use of public transportation is low on global level at 22% (13% bus, metro + 9% taxis, limos, vans/minibuses). Also low is the use of alternative means of transportation at only 4%. In Part 2 of…

AM Best’s Insurance Market Briefing – MENA to Examine Current Trends and Their Future Impact

AM Best’s Insurance Market Briefing – MENA to Examine Current Trends and Their Future Impact

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire) – AM Best’s annual Insurance Market Briefing – MENA will be held as a complimentary webinar on 3 November 2020, at 14:00 hours, Gulf Standard Time (GST), to discuss the (re)insurance markets of the region. The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region’s markets, particularly for reinsurance companies, have been characterised by competitive pricing pressures, overcapacity and increased incidences of large losses. In 2020, the fallout from COVID-19 and a volatile oil price environment have added to these challenges. In this 90-minute session, senior rating analysts from AM…

New Data Reveals the Cause of Traffic Congestions

New Data Reveals the Cause of Traffic Congestions

The ‘First-Ever’ Car Occupancy Survey in the UAE High percentage ofcar dependency (83%) vs. public and alternative transport Majority of trips for work commute (63%) and chores (60%) About 6 out of 10 motorists are alone in their cars for 80-100% of trips Number of vehicles on the roadsneed to be reduced for road safety and sustainability benefits Dubai, United Arab Emirates,  (AETOSWire): “While the COVID-19 pandemic has changed life as we know it, we resumed ‘normalcy’ again, traffic has picked up and roads  are becoming more congested. Road safety will remain an important concern. Noor Takaful | Ethical Insurance in…

KIKLABB Tailors Trade Licensing Packages to Entrepreneurial Needs during Pandemic 

KIKLABB Licensing and Workspaces, a licensing business owned by a government entity, has been creating solutions for new startup and entrepreneurs for their trade licensing services. They have seen a steep increase in the number of licenses issued, since the recent launch of their virtual solutions. Although the COVID-19 pandemic has without a doubt had an impact on the global economy, the appetite for entrepreneurship locally has not diminished. On the contrary, over the last 6 weeks, amidst the working from home era, KIKLABB has issued 40% more ecommerce licenses,…

AM Best Named Best International Ratings Agency for Takaful at 2019 International Takaful Awards

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)-– AM Best has been named the “International Best Ratings Agency” for Takaful at the International Takaful Awards 2019, held in conjunction with the 13th International Takaful Summit at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel in London. The International Takaful Awards recognise the achievements of those companies that have made significant contributions and shown leadership in the (re)takaful sector. AM Best now has won the “International Best Ratings Agency” award five consecutive years, and accepting it on behalf of AM Best was Mahesh Mistry, senior director – analytics, representing the global…