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Massive rise in seizure of uninsured vehicles

In 2008, police seized more than 170,000 uninsured vehicles, more than a two-fold increase on the 78,000 uninsured vehicles seized in 2006, the first full year of the scheme.

New legislation introduced in mid 2005 giving police the powers to seize vehicles being driven uninsured, improved access to the Motor Insurance Database (MID) and the national roll-out of Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) equipment are key factors thought to have contributed to the significant increase. Many

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