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If you are not the registered owner of a motor vehicle. can

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If you are not the registered owner of a motor vehicle. can you still be charged with having no insurance for that vehicle
I was a previous owner, but had sold the vehicle. The registration certificate states the new owner as of 10/09/2014.The alleged offence took place on the 07/11/2014.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Traffic Law
Expert:  Jo C. replied 2 years ago.
Thank you for your question. My name is ***** ***** I will try to help with this.
When did you tell the DVLA?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

10 september 2014

Expert:  Jo C. replied 2 years ago.
I presume this is for failing to keep the vehicle insured?
Not driving without insurance?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

charge-- ---Did not meet the insurance requirements of section 144 (1)

road traffic act 1988

Expert:  Jo C. replied 2 years ago.
Yes, failing to keep insured.
Did you send the V8 off recorded delivery?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

what are you replying yes to??

If I don,t own the vehicle why would I want to insure it..?

Expert:  Jo C. replied 2 years ago.
Would it be possible to give me the information I asked for? I need to know whether you sent notification to the DVLA by recorded delivery or not.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

No.

Expert:  Jo C. replied 2 years ago.
Do you have any record of it? Any form of recorded post?
Copy of the documents maybe?

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