REFIT of European motor insurance: Vnuk one of four measures to be addressed

Having been largely silent for a year about how to tackle the Vnuk problem (i.e. the extended scope of compulsory motor insurance to any normal use, anywhere, of any motor vehicle) the European Commission appears to have picked up the pace significantly in just announcing a new four-week consultation period running from 24 July to 21 August.

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Vnuk – impact on motor insurance discussed in European Parliament

The way forward in compulsory motor insurance following the decision of the European Court of Justice in Vnuk (please refer to our briefing note here) was raised in the European Parliament this week.

Commissioner Hill addressed the Internal Market Committee on 25 May and said he believes that “a practical solution” can be found, but did not indicate precisely what that might be or when it might emerge.

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