Politics and Law on Electric Transportation in the UK

Law and politics are deeply intertwined.  Law is an essential tool of government action, an instrument by which governments try to influence society.  This can be for meany reasons; sometimes it's to enforce the will of the people or changing attitudes while other times it can be for public health or safety reasons. Politics really does drive the rules we live by.

While one can say that technological advancement plays its part, it's safe to argue that changing public opinions and concern for the future of our planet from global warming have had a massive impact on our oil based society and as lead to widespread adoption of electric and hybrid forms of transport.

 

While it's enormous fun to move around powered only by electrons, there's a more serious side to the laws and politics that's worth understanding.. Read below for more info: