Flood damaged car warning

Insurance companies estimate that there will be £100m* for car claims alone with the worst hit areas for flooding at the end of July were Worcestershire, Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire – although the impact could send shockwaves across the UK’s used car market.

The AA said it was concerned that many damaged cars might find their way onto the used car market and are warning motorists to be extra vigilant when looking for a second-hand car. The AA attended a record 3,700 breakdowns in these a