Jan Kozlowski, fleet manager at Tristar Worldwide Chauffeur Services in the United Kingdom, says the company has managed to win quite a few claims on the basis of the footage whereas before it may have paid out. Insurance savings paid for most of the cameras within the first year. (Photo by Fleet News/U.K.)
It’s a classic case of insurance fraud.
A fleet driver hits a third party vehicle in the rear. At the time of the accident there is only one person in the other vehicle – the driver – but when the insurance claim lands on the fleet manager’s desk there are suddenly four passengers, all claiming whiplash.