01 Jan 1970 |

whiplash news



UK curbs on whiplash claims set to cut car premiums by £1bn

Car insurance premiums could fall by 50 pounds a year as a result of an attempt to weed out fraudulent whiplash claims, ministers have said.
Leading insurers have vowed to pass on the savings they make from the claims clampdown. The government believes that its package of reforms will save Britain’s drivers 1 pounds billion.
Insurance companies have said they will pass on to customers all of the savings made from a government crackdown on whiplash fraud.
In his Autumn Statement the Chancellor announced he was ending the right to cash compensation for minor whiplash injuries, in an attempt to stop fraudulent claims.