Driving With No Insurance
Driving without insurance and the penalties
Under law, drivers are required to at least have third-party insurance prior to driving or even parking any vehicle on a public highway. Driving without insurance is therefore a serious offence which leaves you looking at a potential fine of up to £5,000 and 6-8 penalty points on your licence, as well as facing an unlimited driving ban.
It is also possible for you to be convicted of driving without insurance if you permit another person to operate your vehicle when it is not insured or there is not sufficient insurance in place to cover them.
Due to the potential ramifications of being charged with driving without insurance, it is incredibly important that your case is fought properly and ensures that you have the greatest chance of proving that you had good reason to do so.
There are many grounds to defend yourself relating to such areas as lapsed or cancelled insurance policies, an expired MOT certificate, the use of company vehicles and a variety of mitigating circumstances. Your case need not be hopeless if you seek the help of a professional solicitor experienced in dealing with motoring law cases of this nature.
Our Find a Solicitor service can aid you in finding just such a solicitor. All you have to do is put your details in the form opposite and we will put you in touch with a road law expert capable of handling your defence with the care and attention to detail it requires.
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