Road traffic accidents

Do you get in a car if the driver has been drinking?

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With Christmas parties well underway and the latest police drink driving campaigns in force, people should know not to get into a car with a driver that they know has been drinking. If that vehicle is then involved in an accident, as a passenger, they may not be fully compensated for any injuries sustained. More …

Fraudulent whiplash claims

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It was reported in the Times yesterday that in order to crack down on fraudulent whiplash claims as from April a new panel of medical experts will be used that meet quality standards and will be randomly allocated to cases in place and only accredited medical experts will be on the panel. More …

Distractions whilst Driving

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Road Safety Week this year falls on 18-24 November 2013 and the National Charity BRAKE are focusing on distractions whilst driving. More …

When are you too old to drive?

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The BBC has recently reported that the RAC Foundation has said the number of drivers over 70 years of age has exceeded four million for the first time. More …

CICA rule that injury caused by another person's suicide attempt is compensable

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Gareth Owen Jones suffered severe injuries when the vehicle he was driving was hit by a lorry which had swerved to avoid hitting a suicidal man who had run onto the dual carriageway. More …