Birmingham tops ‘crash for cash’ hotspots

Aidan Rennie-Jones
File photo dated 27/10/10 of traffic on a motorway, as new data shows that the number of UK holidaymakers investigated for traffic offences overseas has soared.
File photo dated 27/10/10 of traffic on a motorway, as new data shows that the number of UK holidaymakers investigated for traffic offences overseas has soared.

The city of Birmingham is the most 'crash for cash'-prone city in England.

A study by the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) found Birmingham had 10 of the 30 top postcodes in the UK that saw staged collisions victimize drivers, also known as 'crash for cash'.