Tag Archives: Fraudulent Injury Claims

Dash cams advised as cash for crash incidents increase

The Freight Transport Association in the UK is warning drivers to be on the lookout for potential cash for crash fraudsters targeting commercial vehicles. The number of fraudulent deliberate collisions on UK roads is reported to have increased by as …

Click here to continue reading

This entry was posted in Vehicle Operation and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Video recorder for buses features solid state memory backup

A new digital video recorder for buses is being exhibited at Bus and Coach Live with improved storage backup and video retention capabilities. The new T1600 Digital Video Recorder (DVR) for the public transport industry can be distinguished easily with …

Click here to continue reading

This entry was posted in Vehicle Technology and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

UK bus operator to reduce risk with driver monitoring

The Transdev UK bus operator is managing road risk through driver monitoring on its fleet of 400 buses in Northern England. Having already received benefits from driver risk management at a number of its bus depots, Transdev has taken the …

Click here to continue reading

This entry was posted in Vehicle Technology and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Wireless CCTV to be installed in new buses for Cardiff

Welsh bus operator Cardiff Bus is fighting fraudulent insurance claims with the installation of wireless CCTV systems on its expanding fleet. Having already installed CCTV surveillance cameras on its existing 220 vehicles in its fleet, Cardiff Bus has ordered additional …

Click here to continue reading

This entry was posted in Vehicle Operation and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

US cement haulier reduces claims with in-cab video

With the use of DriveCam risk management system, Texas based TXI experiences significant reduction in claims and costs. After a six-month trial of the DriveCam system, Texas cement haulier TXI has decided to deploy the driver risk management system across …

Click here to continue reading

This entry was posted in Vehicle Operation and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Green paper launched on young driver safety in the UK

The UK government has launched a green paper on improving safety for young drivers and reducing the insurance premiums they face in the country. A Department for Transport (DfT) summit has been held involving the Driving Standards Agency (DSA) and …

Click here to continue reading

This entry was posted in Legal and Insurance and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

UK government examines whiplash claims

The transport committee is preparing to hear evidence on claims associated with whiplash injuries and the effect on insurance costs. The UK parliamentary transport committee has made an appeal to the public for evidence relating to the reduction of claims …

Click here to continue reading

This entry was posted in Legal and Insurance and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Fighting the fraudsters – how technology aims to cut claims costs

Matt Ware explains how one insurance company is advocating the use of the latest technology to reduce fraud, improve safety and reduce annual premiums for UK motorists. Insurance fraud is adding an average of £50 to every motorists’ premium in …

Click here to continue reading

This entry was posted in TrafficSafe Road Safety Blog and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Mileage based telematics insurance with voice channel

Alternative telematics insurance model provides voice channel for roadside assistance after a road traffic accident. The SmartBox telematics insurance system is being offered on the UK market by Flux and is a departure from the insurance telematics systems currently being …

Click here to continue reading

This entry was posted in Legal and Insurance and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Fraudulent Injury Claims Linked To Demographics

Insurethebox has linked whiplash injury claims from vehicle occupants to demographic factors. With increasing accusations that UK road users are making dishonest claims for injuries supposedly received during traffic accidents, insurance company insurethebox has been delving deeper into the data …

Click here to continue reading

This entry was posted in Legal and Insurance and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.