Road traffic accidents

What are the ethical and legal implications of driverless cars and autonomous vehicular technology?

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Driverless cars are the future and the Government is preparing for the regulatory challenges ahead. Our expert Oliver Jeffcott explores the ethical and legal implications of driverless vehicles. More …

New MIB agreements announced

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The MIB have now published a new Untraced Drivers Agreement for England, Scotland and Wales which is due to come into force on the 1st March 2017. This replaces the old 2003 Agreement and the five supplementary Untraced Drivers' Agreements that amended it. The new Agreement applies to accidents that occur on or after the 1st March 2017. More …

Delaney v Secretary of State for Transport [2015] EWCA Civ 172

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In November 2006, Sean Delaney was seriously injured in a car accident. A substantial quantity of cannabis was found in the vehicle in which he and the driver, Mr Pickett were travelling. More …

Court declares MIB Agreement incompatible with EU law

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The High Court has just declared Clause 6(1)(e)(iii) incompatible with European Directives on Motor Insurance. More …

Man injured after jumping on bonnet of car gets 60% of claim

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The Defendant was driving his car out of lay by just after midnight, when he got into an argument with the Claimant, a pedestrian who jumped on his bonnet. The Defendant swerved his car so as to dislodge the Claimant, who sustained catastrophic brain damage. More …

Police officer involved in road incident

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This case involved a collision between a car driven by the Defendant, and a police vehicle at a mini-roundabout. Both drivers were injured and the police officer sued. More …