LAWNMOWERS, golf buggies and electric scooters may soon need car insurance if the EU gets its way.
In a contentious new directive, insurance rates would rise considerably for all motorists with additional vehicles.
Up until now, the SORN (Statutory Off Road Notification), allowing vehicles to be kept on private land insurance-free, has protected the rights and pockets of petrolheads.
But after a recent legal case where a Slovenian man was knocked off his ladder by a tractor on private land with insurers refusing to pay up, the European Court of Justice called for stricter rules.
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