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Latvian farmers oppose the need to buy insurance for vehicle, if it's not used on road

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Latvian farmers are opposed to the requirement backed by the Latvian government for owners to buy compulsory motor vehicle civil liability insurance (CMVCLI) also for vehicles that are not used in road traffic, says the board chairman of the Latvian Agricultural Organization Cooperation Council, Edgars Treibergs.

According to the Council, the respective amendments to the Compulsory Civil Liability Insurance of Owners of Motor Vehicles Law that set forth obligatory purchase of CMVCLI would strip owners of the choice to use a certain service or not and would affect the expenses of most farms in Latvia.

«This will negatively affect any rural farm, increasing costs and raising the prime cost of agricultural produce,» stressed Treibergs pointing to the widespread practice of using tractors and other vehicles solely on farm territory.

The Latvian government has backed amendments to the law as drafted by the Latvian Ministry of Finance, according to which motor vehicles that are used in any place, where it is possible to use them, motor vehicles shall be insured with the CMVCLI. Currently, the CMVCLI is only needed for vehicles used in road traffic.

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  1. Zerry says:

    Is this country so desperately searching fo funds?
    That smart ass from ministry could tell what is the reason to take an insurance for a vehicle used in own territory outside of traffic, and what or how they will compensate in case of accident? Same thing if I will not use my car, what does the insurance cover? In what kind of cases it will compensate something and actually what? This only looks like some dummy and completely idiot hitting their heads for smart outcome :)

  2. Fidelio says:

    Government is the parasite of the peoples.
    Most governments A-Z go into Debt to print their currency: bonds are sent to a Central Bank IE: Federal Reserve: to print a debt based currency which has compound interest, it’s the reason: USA is ~20Trillion in debt to the real Illuminati at the FedRes. They tell you this on the back of a dollar bill.
    Putin sure has fixed Russia’s debt/economy woes, they were in the red ;) Intelligent, good Americans want peace and prosperity with Russia and all countries. Caution: there are some idiots ~30Million~ brainwashed by the media.
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  3. Walter Burke says:

    What about injuries and accidents in the field? Of course you need a general liability insurance. It may be a whole lot cheaper than any car insurance, though…

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