Sunday September 27, 2020

Europe ruling dooms Irish motorsport

Law makes unlimited third party motor insurance compulsory

22nd May, 2016
Motorsport in Ireland could be in trouble with new insurance laws Pic: Pixabay

Motorsport in Ireland could be effectively shut down as a result of a European court judgment which would make its events uninsurable, an MEP has warned.

A European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruling from 2014, known as the Vnuk judgment, requires all EU member states to make unlimited third party motor insurance compulsory for all vehicles, wherever they are used. The ruling is due to come into effect in October.

Unless the European Commission initiates changes...

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