- what's going on?
V8 Website NEWS
Thursday 12th October 2017
extraordinary situation seems to be developing with what one would assume are
unintended consequences. But the puzzling thing is that no one else in Europe
sees it as nearly as apocalyptic as we do in the UK.
compulsory insurance cover proposals are a result of a decision of the European
Court of Justice (known as Vnuk) in 2016, which reinterpreted the
EU Motor Insurance Directive.
See our NEWS item last week. More
to classic car motorsport
Classic Car Weekly
Wednesday 18th October
This was their lead article saying "an EU consultation on the Motor
Insurance Directive closes on Friday this week. The directive proposes changes
to bring in compulsory insurance cover for vehicles that can be accessed by the
public. Historic race and rally organisers says that Britian's classic car events
are under threat as the new EU proposals would force them to have unlimited third
party insurance cover. The Motor Industry Association say their contacts with
all major insurers indicate insurers could not provide the unlimited cover of
the type the EU/EC are suggesting.
insurance under Vnuk
Wednesday 18th October 2017
update (see above) says "Vnuk has not gone away"!
It ends with
"meanwhile we can all be reassured that an immediate requirement to extend
the range of vehicles to be insured is not about to appear. There will be good
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