AA warns fines for uninsured driving pose little deterrent

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Simon Douglas, director of AA Insurance, claimed that the development will catch those who had perhaps neglected to renew their cover promptly or those who found themselves accidentally uninsured, citing examples including after a long period overseas or in hospital.

However he warned: "Many uninsured drivers are young men who may already have several motoring offences to their name.

"The cars they drive may have no MoT, or tax and offenders often have no driving licence or have already been

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