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Uninsured foreign-motorist crashes up by 14%

The number of uninsured foreign motorists involved in accidents on Irish roads rose by 14 per cent last year.

22nd April, 2006

The number of uninsured foreign motorists involved in accidents on Irish roads rose by 14 per cent last year.

Around 800 foreign drivers were reported to the Motor Insurers Bureau of Ireland (MIBI) in 2005, compared to around 700 the previous year. The MIBI handles claims against uninsured and untraced drivers from Ireland and abroad.

The bureau’s chief executive, John Casey, said figures were not yet available for 2005, but it’s understood that the cost of settling claims against...

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