Tougher penalties planned for uninsured drivers

Cars on a motorway

The current fixed penalty is £200, which will rise to £300 under plans announced by Transport Minister Stephen Hammond MP.

Graeme Trudgill, executive director of Biba, said the trade body had being calling for tougher penalties for uninsured drivers for a long time.

He added: “We recently discussed increasing the sanctions for those caught driving without insurance with Stephen Hammond and we’re pleased that he has announced a tougher stance which should act as a deterrent.

“Uninsured driving is

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