Use a Motor Vehicle on a [Road / Public Place] with No Insurance

Date Sensitive Code

Use RT88191 for offences committed up to 31st October 2021.
Use RA88001 for offences committed from 1st November 2021 onwards.
If in doubt, please consult PNLD.

CJS Offence Code: RA88001

Standard Offence Wording
On **(..SPECIFY DATE..) at **(..SPECIFY TOWNSHIP..) used a motor vehicle, namely **(..SPECIFY VEHICLE MAKE AND INDEX NUMBER..), on a road, or other public place, namely **(..SPECIFY THE ROAD OR PUBLIC PLACE AND LOCATION..), when there was not in force in relation to that use such a policy of insurance or such a security in respect of third party risks as complied with the requirements of Part VI of the Road Traffic Act 1988

Contrary to section 143 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 and Schedule 2 to the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988.

Home Office Classification

This offence carries a fine of six penalty points and a fine of £300.

Additional Powers

For this offence, consider powers under Section 165a Road Traffic Act: seizure, if proportionate. S165a must not be used as a punishment.

For comprehensive information regarding this offence, please log in to PNLD.

Metropolitan Police Offence Code

The following information is intended for Metropolitan Police Officers who use a different coding system, this code being correct as of Form 4740, October 2018.

MetPol Offence Code: 801

Statute: (A) Road Traffic Act 1988

Notes: The offence and brief wording will be entered in full on the Traffic Offence Report.


Updated on 2023-03-10

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