With the UK changing the rules for signs and stickers on vehicles when abroad, it has been confirmed that Jersey's will be staying the same.
Last month, the UK announced the signage needed abroad on vehicles would switch from ‘GB’ to ‘UK', with the new rules coming into play on 28 September 2021.
Despite this shift, Infrastructure Minister Deputy Kevin Lewis has confirmed that the 'GBJ' sign on Jersey vehicles will not be changing.
In a response to a written question from Constable Mike Jackson, the Minister said that talks were ongoing to ensure that there would be no confusion during the shift.
Pictured: Infrastructure Minister Deputy Kevin Lewis said that his department's officers would be meeting with UK officials to ensure they would communicate to all other EU jurisdictions that Jersey's unique sign should be recognised.
He said: "My officers are meeting with the Department of Transport (DFT) early next week to ensure that this is highlighted in a separate communication from the DFT to all EU jurisdictions to allay any concerns Islanders may have that the GBJ distinguishing sign displayed by Jersey registered vehicles whilst circulating abroad may not be continued to be recognised by those jurisdictions."
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