Lane-change collisions in the U.K. jumped 29.5% in the past four years, and accident experts blame distracted driving. Research by Accident Exchange, part of the Automotive and Insurance Solutions Group, shows collisions in which a vehicle is struck or sideswiped by another moving into a different lane increased from 5.5% of all incidents recorded in 2010 to 7.2% this year. Lane-change collisions now account for one in 14 accidents. Liz Fisher, director-sales development at Accident ...

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