EMBRACE LIFE

A joint initiative between the Malta Road Safety Council and the Malta Red Cross was launched a few weeks ago.   Through this initiative, up to 50 first aid courses are available for free, on a first come first served basis, to those who manage to sit and pass their driving licence test.   This initiative runs […]

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Electric vehicle mindset

Miriam Dalli, Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Sustainable Development, recently announced Malta’s investment in a second interconnector cable linking Malta to Ragusa, Sicily. The expected rise in demand for electricity services, partly fuelled by the increased use of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles, is probably the main justification for such a massive investment. Planning ahead […]

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Drugs and driving – are they compatible?

Driving after using cannabis should remain a criminal offence The recent White Paper ‘Towards the strength­ening of the legal framework on the responsible use of cannabis’ has already triggered several debates in the media. As a representative trade body for insurers, the Malta Insurance Association’s role (MIA) is not to take a position on this […]

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Uninsured drivers could be on the rise

Insurers disagree, but defend right to refuse risky clients More uninsured drivers could be on Malta’s roads as many insurance companies refuse to cover for motorists with a poor safety record or make a single large claim, the financial services arbiter has warned. Reno Borg described the issue in his 2019 report as a “worrying […]

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