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New drink-drive limits next year? by Tim Ridyard, Barker Gotelee

December and January is the traditional time for the re-launching of drink drive campaigns by the police. Next year there is the added prospect of a change in drink drive laws, possibly as early as 2010, bringing a reduction in the maximum permitted alcohol level when driving.

Operator and driver - insurance issues

We have recently seen a number of cases highlighting the importance of ensuring that there is proper insurance cover for driving in the course of a business.

EU dithering over cabotage

'Free Market' should mean exactly that shouldn't it? As the European Union celebrated its fiftieth anniversary this year it is worth remembering that this was the EU's mission - to build a strong Europe with member states trading freely between each other without barriers.