Car clubs can be a shared goal
Scott Le Vine’s car club report explores the role of local authorities in supporting and shaping the shared use of cars
Car clubs, which enable people to make use of vehicles on a pay-as-you-drive basis, make up a rapidly growing part of the UK’s transport sector. Their appeal is that they allow club members the flexibility of driving a car without the hassles of owning one, such as paying road tax and insurance, MOTs and repair bills, having a garage or buying a residents parking permit.
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