The purpose of this group is the discussion of all aspects of
non-professional motorised vehicle driving including, but not
exhaustively, good places for 'fun' drives, driving skills, training
and driving organisations such as the IAM, RoSPA & so forth, road
safety, road law enforcement, general insurance issues and legal
interpretation of driving law.
It is primarily concerned with driving within the UK, but comparisons
with driving experiences and legislation in other countries are
Discussion of cars as related to transportation issues (integration,
congestion, etc.) should take place in uk.transport. Discussion of
cars as hardware should take place in uk.rec.cars.misc. It is unlikely
that any topic will be sufficiently relevant to more than one of these
three groups, so posters should think carefully before cross-posting
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uk.rec.driving Discussion of all aspects of non-professional driving