Festival-goers urged to take cover
People attending festivals in the UK or elsewhere around Europe ought to ensure they have adequate car insurance, it has been claimed.
Erik Nelson, a spokesperson for the RAC, said that if people were going to a festival and were planning to let someone else in their group drive, they should inform their insurer and add them as a named driver.
"That way the person will be fully covered. Should there come a time to make a claim that person will be covered if you have issues behind the wheel," Mr Nelson said.
The expert explained that if a person wanted to drive their friend's car and were insured fully comprehensively, this would only amount to third-party cover on their friend's vehicle.
For those looking to travel to one of the big European festivals or simply to spend a holiday on the continent, the AA recently advised people to check that they had sufficient cover.