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ISLE OF WIGHT POLICE JOIN DVLA AND DVSA IN CRACKDOWN OPERATION


Vehicles being driven on the Island’s roads without valid tax, MOTs or insurance policies were stopped during a crackdown operation yesterday (Wednesday).

Local Police joined the Driver and Vehicle Licencing Agency (DVLA) and the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) in Yarmouth and Newport in a bid to identify and stop those driving illegally.

A total of 9 vehicles were found to be driving without tax, with others found to have no valid MOT certificate. A number of cars were also found to have no insurance cover in place.

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Officers also checked for defects such as faulty lights and exhaust systems.

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Alister Lee
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Alister Lee

No results for the MOT on the cop car pictured

Jim
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Jim

It’s less than three years old Einstein

Who cares
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Who cares

Alister, I thought it was normal IOW parking!

Mike Shaw
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Mike Shaw

Police cars do not have Mot tests.

Smithy
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Smithy

No it’s only two years old!

Wayne
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Wayne

Another good job well done

Easily Prevented
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Easily Prevented

Good job????
DVLA have a list of these vehicles that are not taxed. Popping round to the registered owner would be a good job. Or enforcing the alleged ‘automatic fines’ dished out. THAT would be a good job. Then police could deal with actual policing.

Smithy
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Smithy

Exactly. When they stopped tax discs we were told”nobody will get away with it now it’s all automated “. What a joke! More people seem to get away with it now . There are at least 3 down my road that are untaxed, no mot and no matter how many times you report it nothing gets done. Why should we all pay ours when loads don’t bother?

Craig Chilton
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Craig Chilton

Excellent news! Keep these low-lives off the road! Why should my premiums continue to rise because of people like this! If you can’t afford to tax and insure a vehicle, DON’T BLOODY WELL USE ONE! get the bus!

Smithy
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Smithy

Shame they do nothing about the ones reported numerous times.

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