Seizure of uninsured vehicles has risen

Seizure of uninsured vehicles has risen substantially, with police taking more than 460 vehicles a day according to the Association of Chief Police Officers. Last year, over 170,000 uninsured vehicles were taken off the road, which was more than twice as many as in 2006, when the scheme first started. Legislation passed in 2005 gave police permission to seize the cars, most of which are found through the Motor Insurance Database hotlist. It is estimated that uninsured drivers kill 260 people and

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