The Department for Transport (DfT) has announced a package of measures to crack down on the estimated 2m motorists on our roads driving without insurance.
Yet more proposals from the EU being examined by DfT that will remove control from the driver:-
Motor Vehicles Safety (link now dead)
How long before the driver is merely there to park the vehicle at journeys end? The latest piece of high-tech statutory nannying proposed is an on-board tyre pressure monitoring device to ensure that Co2 emission reductions are met! They are also consulting on a legal spec for tyre noise and grip although tyres manufactured for cars built prior to 1990 will not be expected to comply.