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Insurers get a lot of weird claims - and I mean WEIRD. Embarrassing stories, scary stories, and a lot of downright hilarious stories. We've seen it all.

There was Dave*, who was accused of being in a crash when he was actually sat enjoying a Big Mac at the time - we managed to prove his innocence with his black box data. Matt*, who had a tractor trundle right over his bonnet. Stephanie*, whose dad got her car stolen when he left the keys on the driver's seat. You couldn't make it up.

Could you detect a fake?

We thought it was about time we shared some of our favourites with the class.

But to make it interesting, we've added some fake claims to our real ones. Reckon you could sniff out a false story?

Sometimes reality is stranger than fiction - and if you don't believe us, take the quiz.

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We’ve put together some of the claims that have made us laugh or gasp in disbelief over the years, but there is a serious message here. Having black box data that proves where a driver was and how they were driving at the time is incredibly valuable.

Chris McKee
ingenie CEO

*Don't worry - we've changed all the names. Dave, your true identity is safe with us.

Honor Clement-Hayes

By Honor Clement-Hayes

Honor joined ingenie in 2014 and is in charge of words on the Young Driver's Guide and blog. Her first car is a Peugeot 206 cabriolet, which is a very sensible choice for the British climate. Follow her on .