uninsured car is seized by Burnham-On-Sea Police
police have seized a car from a local teenager as part of a crackdown
on uninsured vehicles.
Tracy Marlow of Burnham Police said a Fiat Punto had been taken
away and a local 18 year-old man is now helping police with their
offences were no MOT and no insurance," she told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
"The car was seen in Burnham by a PCSO on patrol - uninsured
vehicles will be seized and drivers dealt with."
can give drivers a fixed penalty of £300 and six penalty
points if they're caught driving a vehicle that is not insured
the case goes to court, the driver can get a maximum fine of £5,000
and be disqualified from driving.
police also have the power to seize, and in some cases, destroy
vehicles that are being driven uninsured.