Motorists should keep a copy of their
Insurancewide.com has warned drivers that if they do not have a copy to hand, they are risking a fine and possibly the confiscation of their vehicle if they are stopped by police.
This particularly applies to drivers that are newly insured, having bought their premiums in the last fortnight or so.
According to the website,
However, system or human errors can sometimes prevent this and lead to a driver mistakenly showing up as uninsured when law enforcement officials run checks.
James Harrison, chief executive of Insurancewide.com, said: “Every driver can avoid hassle and embarrassment by simply keeping photocopied proof of insurance in the glove compartment as soon as they receive the certificate from the insurer.”
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