Blog: Fronting is fraudulent

Father giving daughter key to car

Every so often, a news story will appear from the insurance sector highlighting the dangers of fronting. It's an issue that has grown in seriousness as motor premiums, particularly among the youngest motorists, have risen, not helped by the steady rise in insurance premium tax.  The illegal practice of fronting happens when a driver deliberately chooses to cut the costs of another driver's car insurance, often a relative, by declaring themselves as the main driver in their place. Typically,