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No. The summons states that it wasn't insured on 22nd May (at which time it was still in a compound) & the vehicle was formally sorn at the beginning of June
No, the vehicle was taken off the road in January as it was broken and a replacement vehicle was purchased at which time the insurance was transferred. The vehicle was, however still taxed (until 30.06.14) by which time it was SORN
Firstly I wasn't aware that it had to be given that it was 'off the road' but still taxed. When I became aware of the need to SORN I tried at my local post office to do it but was told by the counter assistant that I had to do it on line or by phone. I tied to do this but as I have mislaid the V5 I didn't have the information needed to do it on line. I then tried to phone but it was an automated service which required the same info that I didn't have. As soon as I received the tax reminder I was able to SORN and I did so on the same day that I received the reminder (early June). I heard nothing further until I received a summons to go to court (approximately 2 weeks ago) Court date is 16th October
I assume therefore that I have to plead guilty but explain the steps taken & hope that the court acts sympathetically. Is that right?