‘Are there any witnesses to the accident?’ This is one of the important questions that we ask when we are giving advice regarding a road accident. If there is no witness, can dash cam footage help to prove a road accident claim?
Road Accidents: articles and news about laws and regulations which affect drivers and road users
Here you will find blogs, articles and news containing useful information about road accidents and the following:
- Making a claim for compensation after a road accident
- Frequently asked questions for people who have been involved in a road accident
- Use of evidence in road traffic accident claims
- Information about motor insurance and pitfalls to avoid
- Laws and regulations affecting drivers and motorcyclists
- Road safety and information about road safety campaigns
- Tips on avoiding road accidents
- Steps to take if you have been involved in a road accident
- Your rights if you have been the victim of a road accident
- How to recover your losses after a road accident
- The Highway Code and other regulations which affect road accident claims
- 'Whiplash' reforms and the reform of the Small Claims Limit
You can also find further specific information on our Road Accidents and Frequently Asked Questions in Road Accident Claims pages
Motorcycle Insurance Garage Clause:
A clause contained in the small print of your policy – which could leave you without a bike.
In reality, I suspect that the majority of people don’t read the small print. It may therefore come as a surprise to many bikers that the motorcycle insurance garage clause can cause major problems if your bike is stolen from your home.
Pokemon Go, the mobile app game, appears to have taken the UK by storm. The game has already been stated as the cause of road accidents because of distracted drivers and pedestrians.
How to make money for nothing after a car accident. Money for nothing? How? Well it appears that it is simple: have a non-fault, non-damage, non-claim accident and your insurers will ask you, the innocent driver, to hand over money …. for nothing!
If the media reports are to be believed, anybody making a claim for ‘whiplash’ is a scammer, fraudster, or simply out to make money for nothing.
My own personal experience of ‘whiplash’ is a far different story.
Whiplash reforms: penalise the majority for the actions of the few?
The ‘whiplash reforms’ announced by the Government in the 2015 Autumn Statement will remove the right of injured people to claim compensation for ‘minor’ whiplash injuries. The insurance industry states that whiplash reforms are necessary to combat whiplash claim fraud. The problem is, the ‘fraud’ figures quoted by insurers are often misrepresented.