The Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) has called for a greater focus on the role played by claims management companies (CMCs) in so-called ‘crash-for-cash’ incidents, in which accidents with innocent parties – often LGV drivers – are engineered in order to make a fraudulent motor insurance claim. Speaking at a forum in Westminster, IFB director Ben Fletcher highlighted the need for continued collaboration between insurers, police and regulators to help deal with the problem and called for a greater onus on […]
The FTA and RHA are at odds over a decision by the government to spend a further £44.5m on security for the Port of Calais.
Local MP demands answers from Highways England after Orwell Bridge closures branded “utterly ridiculous”
A Suffolk MP has held “positive discussions” with Highways England about regular closures of the Orwell Bridge on the A14, after local businesses said it was costing them £1m each time.
The government should make the use of longer semi-trailers (LSTs) a permanent fixture on the UK’s roads following the successful outcome of its trial, according to the FTA.