Thursday, 30 July 2009

1.6 million uninsured drivers on the roads

Britain faces whiplash epidemic

Sobs the caption in today’s Daily Telegraph.

Shouldn’t that read: epidemic of bad drivers hitting the vehicle in front?

Whiplash injury alone represents around £66 for every car insurance policy sold.

In another indictment of British policing

Around 1.6million are believed to be driving without insurance


Under powers which could come into effect in 2011, uninsured drivers will face a £100 fixed penalty fine

Gosh, that’s really going to be a deterrent, isn’t it, considering that

The average quoted premium for third party, fire and theft insurance - typically bought by young and inexperienced drivers - rose by 4.6 per cent in the past three months to £968.22.