Motor Vehicles: Insurance:Written question - 20395

(East Yorkshire)

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Asked on: 25 February 2020
Department for Transport
Motor Vehicles: Insurance
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will take steps not to implement the change to EU European Motor Insurance Directive on motor insurance in relation to (a) public roads and (b) private property for (i) ride-on lawnmowers, (ii) golf carts and (iii) tractors as a result of the judgment of the European Court of Justice on Damijan Vnuk v Zavarovalnica Triglav; and if he will make a statement.
Answered by: Kelly Tolhurst
Answered on: 02 March 2020

We have always made it clear that we oppose any measure which imposes an unreasonable burden on motor sports, motorists and other vehicle users. This is exactly the sort of rule that the UK has the option to opt out of after the Transition Period and Ministers will shortly be making a decision on this issue.

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