UK Snap Vote Derails Driverless Car Insurance Reforms

Law360, London (April 27, 2017, 4:23 PM BST) -- Britain’s June 8 snap general election will scrap two major pieces of draft legislation containing reforms to insurance law, leaving lawmakers to start from scratch once a new government is formed, a parliamentary spokesman confirmed Thursday.

One of the bills that will meet the chopping block after the U.K.'s snap election would help extend motor insurance to driverless cars. Lawmakers will be able to reintroduce the scrapped bills at an undetermined date. (AP) The two incomplete bills, which in part cover whiplash reforms and driverless car insurance, will die when Parliament is dissolved on Wednesday, leaving officials to reintroduce the provisions if...

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