Driverless cars

Legal Update: Motor's waiting game

The motor claims market is currently sitting in that state of indecision that business - and pilots - like to call ‘a holding pattern' as it awaits three major government consultations. These, to push the aviation analogy to its fullest, are hovering…

This Week in Post: Census, success and snow

The snowflakes trickling gently down from the skies across the nation remind me of the vast number of people who trickle through the doors of the insurance sector - people, our Census closes today!

Lorry safety changes will not be delivered any time soon

Remove the cab of a lorry and chop off the bottom, put it back, sliding it forwards and downwards in front of the engine and - voilà! - better road safety because the driver is closer to the ground and better able to the see directly the space around the…

2017 Preview: What lies ahead for insurance?

After sharing their views on 2016 last month, insurers and brokers make their predictions for the coming year. What do they think the highlights and lowlights will be over the next 12 months?

Insuring the future: 10 tech gadgets

Innovations are bringing new technology into our lives at an almost frightening pace. Whether we want to control our central heating from our smartphones or check on our home security, appliances that can be controlled remotely are giving us greater…

Insurers call for data standards on driverless cars

Cars of the future will need to collect a basic set of core data to prevent drivers being unfairly blamed if technology goes wrong, the Association of British Insurers Annual Conference will hear today.

Week in Post: Borne back ceaselessly into the past

Halloween is now behind us, which means we’re now pitching irrevocably into Christmas season. The warbling of Maria Carey is already transforming supermarkets into no-go zones, and our inboxes are filling up with Christmas party invitations.

IUA body to monitor emerging technology

The International Underwriting Association is establishing a new focus group to assess the future impact technology will have on London underwriting.

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