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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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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New rules for drink-drivers

New EU rules, which were rubber-stamped just recently, will require that convicted drink-drivers would have to fit a breathalyser device in their cars if they take to the road again. This is just one of many other vehicle safety standards which the EU intends to implement over the next few years in its quest to […]

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Sharing the road… means what? – Adrian Galea

The discussion about the use of alternative means of transport is revving up as more people begin to realise that the price we are paying for our current choice of vehicles is not just in terms of time lost when stuck in traffic but, even more seriously, through the negative impact on our health. It […]

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