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Auto-Braking: HGVs to Catch up with Cars

Auto-Braking: HGVs to Catch up with Cars

Press releases   •   Jul 13, 2015 11:23 BST

The nightmare scenario of being stationary in a traffic jam as a lorry bears down at speed could become a thing of the past, as thousands of larger vehicles on UK roads move a significant step further towards safety with new rulings coming in this autumn.

30 is the new 20 on LCV Insurance Groupings

30 is the new 20 on LCV Insurance Groupings

Press releases   •   Jun 05, 2015 10:58 BST

The insurance group rating system for Light Commercial Vehicles is to be restructured for 2016, with an increase to 30 groups enabling improved differentiation between similar vehicles and therefore a more accurate reflection of risk.

Golf Drives Down Personal Injury

Golf Drives Down Personal Injury

Press releases   •   May 18, 2015 10:48 BST

The mighty Volkswagen Golf – ever-popular, with 30 million bought since its arrival on the road more than 40 years ago – is breaking records for its auto-emergency braking system, according to leading car insurance companies.

Take Simple Route to Cutting Crashes

Take Simple Route to Cutting Crashes

Press releases   •   May 13, 2015 15:33 BST

Leading insurance-owned research body, Thatcham Research, is calling on UK fleet operators to make a decisive shift to buying only cars with Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) as real-world data, released today, shows it reduces rear-end crashes by 38 per cent.