Uninsured drivers risk having cars crushed

Jim Fitzpatrick, the road safety minister, will meet insurance industry representatives this week to discuss how the plans could be implemented. A Department for Transport official said that if the number of uninsured drivers was cut by a third it would save insurers £764m over five years which could then be used to keep premiums down.

Ruth Kelly, the Transport Secretary, said she hoped that the proposals would reduce the misery and expense to other motorists. "A small hard core of drivers w