Enforcement welcome but lacks bite says motor industry

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On 11 January transport minister, Mike Penning MP, announced that new powers to tackle uninsured drivers would come into force within months, making it an offence to keep an uninsured vehicle, rather than just to drive when uninsured.

Under the new Continuous Insurance Enforcement (CIE) system the DVLA will work in partnership with the Motor Insurers' Bureau (MIB) to identify uninsured vehicles. Offenders will receive a warning letter but if the keeper fails to subsequently insure the vehicle

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