Driving without insurance offence solicitors

Driving without insurance is an offence; the law requires a driver to have at least third party insurance in place before driving or parking a vehicle on a public highway. If you are found guilty of driving without insurance you face an unlimited driving ban or the possibility of 6-8 penalty points. In addition to this the Court will also impose a fine of up to £5000. For advice relating to driving without insurance call our 24 hour helpline on 0203 816 9274.

A vehicle owner may also be charged with driving without insurance if they allow another party to drive their vehicle knowing that the vehicle is uninsured or that adequate insurance was not in place. The DVLA have recently begun prosecutions where the registered keeper of a vehicle has failed to either insure a vehicle or declare it SORN. For this offence you can face a fine of up to £1000.

loading staff

Charged with driving without insurance

If you have been charged with driving without insurance contact out motoring offence solicitors for advice and assistance tailored to your personal circumstances. The defence for driving without insurance can be a complex procedure and the sooner you contact a specialist for advice the better.

In some circumstances a person can drive believing that they are insured when the policy is no longer in force. This can often occur when a parent or spouse has mistakenly forgotten to add them to the policy. This can sometimes amount to a special reasons plea which would enable the Court to avoid imposing any penalty points.

Our motoring offence solicitors have a proven track record in helping drivers to avoid penalty points and keep their driving licence, if you believe you could have mitigating or special circumstances contact us for advice.

Driving without insurance - areas of specialism

  • Lapsed/cancelled insurance
  • Your car being driven by another party
  • Car not in use
  • Company vehicles
  • Lapsed MOT certificate
  • Special reasons/mitigating circumstances

For advice relating to driving without insurance call our 24 hour helpline on 0203 816 9274.

We're widely accredited for our work - regulatory & criminal justice

  • Legal 500

It is our business to deliver legal services that work for our clients, you can trust our specialists to take care of things on your behalf. Over the years our regulatory and criminal justice team has been recognised by industry awards and accredited for their excellence.

Memberships & accreditations

9.3 out of 10
Trustpilot logo5-stars on trustpilot Based on count 551

We're Great

It is our business to deliver legal services that work for our clients, and you can trust our specialists to take care of things on your behalf.

Our Trustpilot reviews

I found them to be very efficient, organised, knowledgeable and caring. They truly care about their clients and seek to give them the best possible service and really go the extra mile.
View from a satisfied motoring offences client

DR10, DR20 and DR30 endorsement codes explained

The police, the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) and other organisations use endorsement codes to classify certain driving offences. What is a DR10? A DR10 relates to the offence of driving, or attempting to drive, with an alcohol level above...

Read more

Twitter block 1 tweet

SolicitorsLLP

Asbestos risk to children and staff in more than 5,000 English primary schools

Schools are failing to publicly report asbestos in their buildings putting thousands of children and staff at risk from asbestos related illnesses, reveals national law firm. A Freedom of Information (FOI) request by Stephensons Solicitors LLP to the...

Read more

Motoring Offences reorder

  • Sean Joyce
  • Paul Loughlin
  • ​Neal Boland
  • Brea Carney-Jones
  • Elizabeth Groom
  • Martin Haisley
  • Emily Hill
  • Jessica Macaulay
  • Cameron Stubbs

We're always here for you

As an award-winning top 150 law firm, with over 450 staff based in offices across the country, you're never far from the advice you need.

Find your nearest Stephensons office and arrange a meeting

As an award-winning top 150 law firm, with over 450 staff based in offices across the country, you're never far from the advice you need.