One million uninsured drivers still too many
20.09.2016

One million uninsured drivers still too many

·      New awareness campaign released to target uninsured drivers
·      Uninsured and ‘hit and run’ drivers take a life every three days
 
A new video released today, ‘Protection’, aims to improve public awareness that car insurance is a legal requirement.  This is the second video released by MIB (Motor Insurers’ Bureau), a not-for-profit body, as part of its Gone in Seconds campaign (www.goneinseconds.org.uk).
 
Figures released today by MIB show that every three days someone is involved in an accident with an uninsured or ‘hit and run’ driver which will ultimately lead to a fatality. This highlights the impact of uninsured drivers and the need to reduce the one million who are still using the UK’s national road network without insurance.
 
MIB settles about 25,000 claims a year and on average 120 relate to an accident where someone has died at the hands of a driver who either had no insurance or left the scene.