Media releases

WA drivers ending the work week with a bang as collision rates rise

SGIO is urging drivers to stay alert at the wheel as they head into the weekend, with new research revealing motorists are more likely to have a collision towards the end of the week.

WA motorists urged to mind their merging

SGIO is reminding South Australian drivers to take care and be vigilant when merging, with new research revealing merging is a common headache for many Australian drivers.

Shoppers beware of trolley dings

New data from SGIO has revealed that last year in Western Australia, Wednesday was the most common day for drivers to have a run in with a shopping trolley, with collisions peaking at 10am and 3pm*.

Recreational drone users advised to check cover before take-off

SGIO is encouraging budding drone pilots to check their insurance cover before taking to the skies over the holiday season.

Beware of car park dings this Christmas in WA

As the Christmas shopping frenzy starts to increase, so do car park collisions according to data released today from SGIO.

Don’t get a roo’d awakening this winter

SGIO Insurance has revealed nearly 75 per cent of animal collisions on West Australian roads involve kangaroos, with the number of animal-related crashes peaking during July and August.

WA families urged to be cautious in the kitchen this winter

New data from SGIO has revealed more than a third (31%) of Western Australian house fires start in the kitchen, while faulty appliances were responsible for 15 per cent of residential blazes in the last year.

If you can’t lock it down, make sure you lock it up this Easter

New data from SGIO has revealed portable electronic and storage devices are the most common items stolen from WA households, highlighting the risk of personal data being accessed or used by thieves after a robbery.

‘Tis the season for WA car park collisions

With Christmas cheer almost here, SGIO Insurance is calling for WA drivers to take extra care when hitting the shops as car park collisions spike in December.

When driving in the school zone, stress less

With research showing one in three Australian drivers are getting stressed when dropping off or collecting children from school, SGIO is urging all drivers to keep their cool when school goes back next week.