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Road Traffic: Liability Apportionment Where Claimant's Speed Was ‘Grossly Excessive'
The High Court has provided guidance on the apportionment of liability where the Claimant's speeding motorcycle collided with the Defendant, who was attempting to complete a right turn when exiting a car park.
UK
15 Aug 2019
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Road Traffic Act: Government Declares Intention To Amend Section 152
The Government has confirmed that changes to the Road Traffic Act, specifically section 152(2), will come into effect on 1 November 2019.
European Union
12 Jul 2019
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Road Traffic Act: Court Of Appeal Dismisses MIB Appeal Regarding Accidents On Private Land
The Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal by the Motor Insurers Bureau ("the MIB") against a High Court decision which extended the liability of the MIB
European Union
21 Jun 2019
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Supreme Court: Motor Insurer Not Liable For Fire Damage Caused By Policyholder Repairing Vehicle
The Supreme Court has held that vehicle repairs on private property are not considered 'use' of the vehicle for the purposes of the Road Traffic Act.
UK
8 Apr 2019
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Cameron: Supreme Court Finds Claimant Not Entitled To Claim Against Unnamed Defendant
In extremely positive news for insurers, the Supreme Court has unanimously allowed the appeal of Liverpool Victoria, finding a claimant is not entitled to bring a claim against an unnamed driver.
UK
27 Feb 2019
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Autonomous Vehicles Will Move Closer To Becoming A Reality
But public scrutiny over safety concerns will not let up.
UK
7 Jan 2019
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Motor Insurance Directive: European Parliament Releases Draft Report On REFIT Consultation
Report proposes restriction of compulsory cover to vehicles used in traffic and exclusion of motor sport
European Union
15 Nov 2018
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Civil Liability Bill Passes Through Commons Unscathed
The Civil Liability Bill has passed through the House of Commons following rejection of amendments proposed by Labour.
UK
26 Oct 2018
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European Court Of Justice Moves On Insurance Status Of Immobilised Vehicles
The decision will have widespread implications for corporates, who could be required to insure vehicles kept on private company property, that are roadworthy yet immobilised.
European Union
11 Sep 2018
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Autonomous Vehicles In The Spotlight - Drivers And Manufacturers On Autopilot?
Significant developments on both sides of the Atlantic shine a light on developing regulatory issues for autonomous vehicles.
UK
6 Feb 2018
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UK Begins Journey To Autonomous Future
The UK is to begin its journey to an autonomous driving future in 2018, with the enactment of the Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill.
UK
15 Jan 2018
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Compulsory Motor Insurance Is Vnuk'd
In a long awaited judgment, the High Court has called for the UK to extend compulsory motor insurance to vehicles used on private land.
UK
29 Nov 2017
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Autonomous Vehicle Consultation Launched
The Government has launched a 'major' nine-week consultation for driverless cars to be used on British roads. The Government hopes this will allow Britain to pave the way for the development of driverless technology.
UK
27 Jul 2016
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Death By Driverless Car - Will Progress Be Halted?
A driver of a Tesla driverless car operating in autopilot mode has been killed, in the first fatality of its kind.
UK
13 Jul 2016
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