"It's all over" for motorist caught with no insurance on M1 in Derbyshire

Police officers seized a BMW after it was driven with no insurance on the M1 in Derbyshire.

Thursday, 9th January 2020, 9:22 am
Updated Tuesday, 14th January 2020, 9:51 am

Upon investigation, Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit found that the motorist had just bought the car, with the intention of exporting it to Romania.

The motorist was on a ‘midnight run to Calais’ when they were stopped.

The force tweeted: “Midnight run to catch the boat to Calais and chanced not getting UK insurance. 250 miles from Calais and it's all over.”

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The car was seized on the M1