Do I have to tax and insure a vehicle if it's parked on a private drive and not being driven?

I bought a car privately - my first car. It's currently parked on a private drive and was delivered by the former owner who is sending off the appropriate V5C paperwork. Do I need to pay road tax and insurance today if I'm not going to be driving it yet?

Asked on 18 October 2018 by Richard Hall

Answered by Honest John
It needs either to be insured and taxed or put onto a SORN: www.gov.uk/vehicle-tax / or SORN: www.gov.uk/make-a-sorn
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