Gov't Scraps Controversial EU Motor Insurance Law

By Martin Croucher (April 26, 2022, 11:15 AM BST) -- A controversial European legal precedent that would have required Britons to take out motor insurance for vehicles used on private land has taken a step closer to being erased from the statute books after a bill was passed by Parliament.

The law, if maintained, would have extended the definition of a motor vehicle and required cover for golf buggies and ride-on lawnmowers, the ministry has said. ( The Department for Transport said that the law would also have extended the definition of a motor vehicle, requiring cover for ride-on lawnmowers, golf buggies and mobility scooters. But the bill scotching such a...

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