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Post by Oldconn » Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:02 am

This was issued yesterday, a whole new :w : https://www.gov.uk/government/publicati ... =immediate;


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Post by ScimmyMike » Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:37 am

Appears that this government is throwing as much crap up about a possible no deal to scare everybody, things will in my opinion just revert to how it was pre EU nonsense and I don't recall massive issues then really.

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Post by peter freeman » Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:23 am

I was driving in Europe before there was a EU and did not need anything but a UK driving licence so why would it change. As to the Gov of the bank of England he forecast before the referendum that if we voted out bank rates would go up to 4.5% - he has yet to make a forecast that turned out to be correct.



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Post by Kwackers » Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:25 pm

Apologies for offending those with delicate sensibilities
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Post by scimjim » Fri Sep 14, 2018 7:32 pm

The thread is about driving in the EU in the event of a no-deal - there’s no harm in polite discussion about Brexit (if relevant to a car forum) but this is degenerating quickly.


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Post by erikscimitardemon » Fri Sep 14, 2018 7:33 pm

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Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:25 pm
For all of the Brexit scaremongers out there don't forget the UK is the fifth largest economy in the world. They need us as much as we need them. Once the Germans have got fed up of the French poodle lapdog yapping they will come to their senses, kick the poodle to shut it up and we can have some proper talks about the future.
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Post by Kwackers » Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:54 pm

Sincere apologies for any offence caused. I have many friends in both France and Germany but they would not take offence because they would realise my comments were aimed at the aggresive euro politicians not the general populace.

However I do find it strange to be castigated for being political when referring to a post that starts off quoting a www.gov.uk site talking about possible Brexit outcomes, at least be consistent, or do you only allow opinions that match your own ?



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Post by Rattling » Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:08 pm

If there is going to be a requirement for an international license as there is for countries outside the EU it would be no big deal ,the last time I drove in Japan I needed one cost a fiver ,very simple to get too ,don't let them grind you down :D


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Post by philhoward » Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:17 pm

Kwackers wrote:
Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:54 pm
However I do find it strange to be castigated for being political when referring to a post that starts off quoting a www.gov.uk site talking about possible Brexit outcomes, at least be consistent, or do you only allow opinions that match your own ?
Your views, whichever way (although obvious from your post) are welcome but not in the manner in which you chose to express them. Issues relating to a possible change in cross border driving regulations is welcome on here. Political gesturing is not.

I would hope that a similar reply from 3 of the Mod Team helps to reinforce the forum rules an guidelines?


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Post by demonbluedays » Sat Sep 15, 2018 12:34 am

Simple soloution to this gents

Yes you can drive in the EU post brexit

But it may be simpler to just not bother, as likelyhood is someone somewhere will throw in a curveball of red tape making it, at least in the beginning a headache task


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Post by Rattling » Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:59 am

Just looked online for details about the international driving license I spoke about in my earlier post and you can now apply online but the cost has increased to £35ish . It also gives a long list of the countries where it's required i.e. excluding the EU the rest of the world ,so it will be cheaper after democracy has taken it's course :D


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Post by Geraint SabreGTCse5 » Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:47 am

Kwackers wrote:
Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:54 pm
Sincere apologies for any offence caused. I have many friends in both France and Germany but they would not take offence because they would realise my comments were aimed at the aggresive euro politicians not the general populace.

However I do find it strange to be castigated for being political when referring to a post that starts off quoting a www.gov.uk site talking about possible Brexit outcomes, at least be consistent, or do you only allow opinions that match your own ?
you twirled a topic on a possible EU driving licences changes into your own political statement having a dig at some and offending others. Every one is entitled to their opinion but this is a Scimitar enthusiast forum so it is not strange at all to be admonished for taking this thread away from the original topic in the tone you did.


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Post by AJL Electronics » Sat Sep 15, 2018 10:20 am

I have realised that voting is largely futile anyway. The government ALWAYS gets in!


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Post by reliant-reviver » Sat Sep 15, 2018 4:11 pm

I'm just looking forward to the reintroduction of the Austin Maestro and Reliant Robin post brexit.

Strong and stable just like the government.

Fairly sure it won't be too much of a headache to hop the channel and go motoring. There might just be a bit more nonsense to entertain along the way. I shall add it to the empty fuel can, breathaliser and poorly fitted beam benders.


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Post by Rattling » Sat Sep 15, 2018 4:37 pm

reliant-reviver wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 4:11 pm
I'm just looking forward to the reintroduction of the Austin Maestro and Reliant Robin post brexit.

Strong and stable just like the government.

Fairly sure it won't be too much of a headache to hop the channel and go motoring. There might just be a bit more nonsense to entertain along the way. I shall add it to the empty fuel can, breathaliser and poorly fitted beam benders.
Tut tut you forgot the yellow jacket ! :D


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