Category Archives: Insurance

Compensation Reforms: Will Premium Prices Increase?

The government are set to announce reforms to the personal injury compensation pay out process. Today (March 20th), these new calculations will be put into effect, according to an announcement from the Ministry of Justice. They intend to cut the discount rate – also known as the Ogden Rate – used to determine lump sum compensation. […]

The 2017 Budget & How It Affects Drivers

Phillip Hammond, the current chancellor of the exchequer, announced the 2017 budget recently. As ever, drivers are affected for both the better and the worse. We have broken down the key points below to show how this new budget will impact on you. Freeze on Fuel Duty Let’s start with some good news for the […]

Self Drivings Cars and the Future of Car Insurance in the UK

Across the world, technology continues to advance at an alarming rate. Things that a few years seemed like a distant, futuristic fantasy are now just part of our day-to-day lives. Although they have yet to perfect the jetpack, there is one piece of travel tech which is on the cusp of being made available commercially: […]

Lorry collision on M62

An everyday lorry driver has been arrested after a serious crash involving a minibus in which one woman was pronounced dead and 18 people injured, five of them severely. The collision occurred on the westbound carriageway of the M62 nearby Pontefract at around 11:30am. Rescuers were working hard to free those whom remained trapped, West […]

Lorry collision leaves Sevenoaks jeweller in shock

A SEVENOAKS jeweller says he is stunned that no one was injured after a lorry swerved into scaffolding outside his store. Gary Ware of Francis Jones says dazed shoppers wandered under the unstable structure straight after the collision which happened Thursday, last week.

A339 suffers overturned lorry

A couple from Basingstoke had a shock this morning when they rounded a corner on the A339 and were confronted by an overturned lorry. Shani Rogers and her husband Bob, of Western Way, South Ham, were on the road in the Bentworth area at around 10am this morning when they saw the overturned lorry still […]