MPs in England have voted to make it illegal to smoke in cars when children are present. The new law will come into effect from October 1, following a vote which saw a winning majority of 342 to 74 MPs back the health initiative.
In other news, Company car drivers are routinely accepting responsibility for car accidents in the belief that their personal private insurance won't be affected, an anti-fraud specialist has warned. The Asset Protection Unit (APU), which works for car insurers to investigate claims, has identified a rapid increase in drivers wrongly accepting blame, with the trend pushing up corporate car insurance premiums as a result.
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