September 27, 2011

Uninsured Drivers

The Motor Insurers’ Bureau, which provides compensation to victims of uninsured drivers, has pinpointed the worst offending areas in the country.They include Bordesley in Birmingham, where nearly one in three drivers is without a policy. Other badly behaving areas include parts of Essex, Manchester and West Yorkshire.There are thought to be 1.4million uninsured drivers on Britain’s roads – or one in 25 motorists.Around 23,000 people are injured and 160 killed by uninsured and untraced drivers every year.Uninsured drivers cost inurance firms up to £500million a year and adds an average of £30 to every single annual premium, it is estimated.

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