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Mar 17

Some Changes to Driving Law for 2017


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A good number of the laws pertaining to driving have been around for many years. The spring of 2017 is likely to see a range of changes to the laws governing driving and how these will affect drivers as a whole. If you’ve not yet taken your driving test then you need to understand that the law governing drivers are changing. The authorities are cracking down on people using their mobile phone while they are driving, and road tax is set to rise – so how will this affect you?

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Mar 17

Brexit and the UK Car Industry: Trouble Ahead


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Before the Brexit referendum took place, politicians – including pro-leave campaigners – claimed it would be both possible and desirable to retain our access to the European single market. The fact is that many politicians believed that Europe would be so upset at our leaving that they would still allow access to the single market, but the EU27 countries are now adamant that this is not going to happen. All of this raises the question of why David Cameron proposed such a referendum, without considering that Europe could, quite legitimately refuse us access. The problems that this may cause, particularly for the UK car industry, have not been sufficiently addressed.

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