Motoring Accident News
With the recent harsh winters and hot summers the country’s road are increasing falling victim to potholes. The road surface is frozen and heated which causes it to expand and contract unevenly and any weak parts are compromised and cause cracks.
Despite the huge improvements in car safety technology there are still things that could go wrong. A recent report from a leading motor research group has revealed an alarming new problem that many drivers will be unaware of.
Many of the county’s drivers are now carpooling, partly to meet rising costs of car ownership. However, a recent report from a leading motor insurance provider claims that car sharing can also reduce the risk of having an accident.
Usually motorists would expect a newer car to be safer and probably sturdier than an older model, and in the vast majority of cases this is true.
It takes a moment's inattention and you could be involved in a road accident, it may not be serious, it may not be your fault but at the very least it a huge inconvenience.
Many drivers have been in the situation where they have unexpectedly needed to drive another vehicle that is not owned by them, it may be an emergency or just helping out a friend. However, motorists are now urged to check their insurance policies before they get behind the wheel.
No motorists wants to have to make a claim on their insurance, however, sometimes it is unavoidable. Fortunately for most it is straightforward things such as dents and maybe the odd paint chip, for the ill-fated few the claim form can be a subject of mortification.
Although none of us want to be involved in a road accident sometimes it happens. Insurance companies often find the fault with one or other driver. However, they are now starting to find another set of shoulders to place blame.
It is not surprising due to the amount of miles they do that some business drivers have the odd dent or ding in their vehicles.
The government needs to stop its "ageist" approach to road safety and instead target those whose skills behind the wheel are lacking, according to a motorist body.