12 crazy car insurance claims

Chris Wheal
Peacock
Peacock

Car insurance can pay out if your motor faces unprovoked attacks by peacocks, according to insurer Admiral, which has listed some of the silliest claims it has received.

Animals feature high on the list. These include a puppy mistaken for a hand brake, mice with an expensive taste in upholstery and troublesome creepy crawlies causing drivers to swerve and crash.