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Red tape challenge set to save another £54 million

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Roads Minister Stephen Hammond has announced new measures to save motorists and businesses around £54 million in the coming year:

  • 36 million vehicles won’t need a paper tax disc
  • 33 million drivers won’t need a paper counterpart to their driving licence
  • more than 17 million changes to address and vehicle details will be possible online
  • 6 million people won’t need to return an insurance certificate if a policy is cancelled mid-term
  • 2 million fleet vehicles won’t need a paper registration certificate

A further 2 initiatives will help professional drivers and freight operators:

Changes made to transport rules since the Red Tape Challenge was launched in 2011 are already saving business over £70 million a year and private motorists over £100 million a year.

Read the full announcement on GOV.UK

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