Vehicle recovery costs set to soar

Phil Gledhill, claims technical manager at NU, said: “The current statutory charge for removing a vehicle is a flat fee across all vehicles of £105, and there was general understanding and acceptance that £105 is insufficient to cover costs to recover vehicles ranging from small motorcycles to articulated lorries. However, the changes look like they will drastically increase recovery costs for insurers and it is likely that all road users will be paying more. Not all recoveries are insurance