Red TS Mark Insurance Coverage Details and Payment Recipients
The bicycle insurance plan that only requires inspection and maintenance to join
Be Safe and Changes effective Secure with October 1, the Red TS Mark! 2017
An added sense of safety from professional inspection and maintenance.
Injury Compensation ●Death ●Severe disability (Classes 1‒4)
●Hospitalization exceeding 15 days
Liability & Damage Compensation ●Death ●Severe disability (Classes 1‒7) Up to
Victim Compensation ●Hospitalization exceeding 15 days
[Injury Compensation] Applies to anyone (including passengers) riding a bicycle with a TS mark afﬁxed, who is involved in a domestic accident resulting in death, severe disability (classes 1‒4) in accordance with the Automobile Liability Security Act, or in hospitalization longer than 15 days, within 180 days from the accident.
In the event of an accident, after contacting the nearest police station, please notify Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co., Ltd. Accident Report Center.
[Liability & Damage Compensation] Compensation for legal liability and damages incurred by anyone riding a bicycle with a TS mark afﬁxed, whose death or severe disability (classes 1‒7) in accordance with the Automobile Liability Security Act, is caused by a third party. [Victim Compensation] Compensation for third parties hospitalized longer than 15 days due to injuries sustained by anyone riding a bicycle with a TS mark afﬁxed (in cases where legal liability and damages are incurred). Note: The offender must ﬁle an insurance claim for the 100,000 yen victim compensation payment. Afterward, the insurance company will pay the victim. (The insurance company does not give any payments to the offender.)
Circumstances Disqualifying Payment
TS Mark Insurance Coverage Claim Process
・Liable parties include the person riding the bicycle, or those incurring liability and damages on behalf of the that person, such as parental guardian(s) or an employer. ・The person riding does not need to be the owner of the bicycle, and extends to any riders who have borrowed it. ・“Riding” also extends to cases where a person has dismounted the bicycled and is walking it. ・This also extends to accidents that do not occur on the road. [In Conjunction] ・Accidents that occur on a stolen bicycle and in other situations were permission to ride said bicycle was not given. ・Accidents that occur off-road during competitive or performance riding (including practice). ・Deliberate accidents, or accidents caused by earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, or tsunami.
When an accident occurs For those when a TS mark afﬁxed on their bicycle Report to insurance company
Insurance claim guidance
・If you are deemed to be afﬁliated with an organized crime group or other antisocial group, you may not be eligible to receive insurance payouts.
Since this insurance is applied to a bicycle that has undergone maintenance, it also covers relatives, friends, employees, and so on of the owner.
Dial 110 or contact the nearest police box /police station
Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co., Ltd. Accident Report Center (available 24 hours a day)
We’ve improved our red TS mark insurance coverage, effective October 1, 2017
[Injury Compensation] ・Subjective symptoms from cervical compression syndrome (whiplash injury) or lower back pain. [Liability, Damage, and Victim Compensation] ・Injury and liability for accidents sustained by relatives or riders living together. ・Damage to objects, etc.
Report to police
Liability & Damage Compensation (Limit)
Bicycle security maintenance shop
Increase from 50 million yen to
100 million yen
A TS mark sticker can be placed on your bicycle when it undergoes inspection or maintenance at any bicycle security maintenance shop. The accident insurance and other compensation details have not changed.
Japan Traﬃc Management Technology Association
Airman’s Building Ichigaya 2-6 Ichigaya-Tamachi, Shinjuku, Tokyo 162-0843 Tel: 03-3260-3621 Online: www.tmt.or.jp/en/
Have you heard?
Bicycles that have the red TS mark sticker come with safety insurance. Because this plan provides injury, liability, and damage compensation, including victim compensation, you can feel safe and secure should the unexpected happen. Furthermore, the amount of liability and damage compensation has increased to 100 million yen, offering further peace of mind. (Anyone can be covered, regardless of age.)
Step by Step Outline, from TS Mark Acquisition to Making an Insurance Claim In the event of an accident, after contacting the nearest police station, please notify Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co., Ltd. Accident Report Center.
1 Afﬁx the TS mark 2 In the event of ● ● sticker to your bicycle! an accident…
3 Don’t forget to ● renew each year!
One Year Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co., Ltd.
& Regardless of where you purchased your bicycle, you may place a TS mark sticker on your bicycle if it has undergone inspection and maintenance at a bicycle security maintenance shop.
Accident Report Center (available 24 hours a day)
After dialing 110 or contacting the nearest police box/police station, notify the above accident report center for insurance claim assistance.
Have your bicycle inspected or undergo maintenance once a year to renew your TS mark sticker. TS mark stickers are only valid for one year.
Bicycle Checkpoints Bicycle security maintenance shops will refer to the following checkpoints shown in accordance with inspection and maintenance standards, and promptly perform any necessary maintenance. Does the bell ring properly?
Is the saddle on tight enough?
Are the handlebars on tight enough?
Is there a working lock?
You can receive the TS mark at a bicycle security maintenance shop with the sign on the left after your bicycle is inspected or undergoes maintenance. You will then be covered by the insurance.
Does the headlight shine properly?
Do the brakes work well?
Is there a rear reﬂector?
Is the stand strong enough?
Is chain tension adequate?
Are the pedals on tight enough?
Is there enough air pressure in the tires?