Government to crack down on uninsured drivers

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Under the new powers it will be an offence to keep an uninsured vehicle, rather than just to drive when uninsured.

Graeme Trudgill, Biba's head of corporate affairs, explained: "A new system will be launched this spring that compares records on the Motor Insurance Database (MID) with those held on the DVLA Vehicle Database to indentify keepers of uninsured vehicles. "

According to the trade body, if vehicle keepers fail to insure, or submit a Statutory Off Road Notice (SORN), they could be

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