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Driving Without Insurance

Given the inherent dangers on the road, having valid insurance is vital.

Not only is it an offence to be driving without insurance, you may also be personally liable for any injuries or damage caused in a collision.

Mistakes are made with insurance paperwork, but there is no defence for the offence in law, unless you are driving an employer’s vehicle.

Disqualification for the offence is a significant possibility and the minimum number of points is 6, so committing this offence can easily lead to further difficulties, especially if committed alongside another offence, as is often the case.

For advice and to arrange a free initial consultation, contact our Bristol office on 0117 929 2811.

You can see our FAQs on Driving and Road Offences here.

Go back to our main Driving and Road Offences page here.

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    January 2022

    Due to high rates of Covid19, we are limiting visitor access to our offices to help our staff stay safe.  We are available for video call and telephone meetings but face to face meetings with clients are currently available only in limited circumstances and only where agreed in advance,  to ensure compliance with our continuing Covid safeguards.

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    • Please telephone the branch most convenient to you between 9am and 5:30pm, Monday to Friday.
    • Alternatively, email info@wards.uk.com at any time and we will respond to you as soon as possible.
    • A list of our 12 branches is available here. Our telephones lines are operating normally.