Fraudulent claims are costing transport operators millions of pounds in inflated insurance premiums, so what are the insurance companies doing to combat the problem? The problem of fraud and its impact on motor insurance premiums was highlighted recently by Robert Flello MP, chair of Parliament’s Freight Transport Group, who has called on the government to limit the maximum value of damages for whiplash in a bid to curb fraudulent and inflated compensation claims. Flello points out that the insurance industry […]
Wincanton has been ordered to pay £20,000 in damages after an employee, who was sacked after being accused of exaggerating injuries sustained at work, won her claim of unfair dismissal.
The FTA has welcomed a new safety initiative by insurance firm Aviva aimed at reducing the number of collisions between cyclists and LGVs – but has stressed that cyclist safety is not just a matter for truck operators.
RHA chief executive Richard Burnett has called for better refuge areas and clearer signage on Smart motorways amid growing industry calls for the idea to be scrapped.