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Can you drive a SORN vehicle on the road to an MoT test appointment?
I live in an apartment with an off road car park. A neighbour has been moving his SORN'd and uninsured car around the car park. If he hits my (or any other) vehicle in the car park, what are my rights,...
My car's insurance policy ends shortly and I want to know if I can let it lapse for a few months until more is known regarding the usage of vehicles under lockdown.
I plan to SORN my car for the month of May, at least. The MoT is due on 25 May, but presumably won't be done then. When I come to tax it again in June (probably), will the absence of a valid MoT be a problem?
I am in the 12-week isolation/vulnerable group. I only reinsured my car for 12 months yesterday so I called my insurance company and they are happy to cancel the policy and give me a pro rata refund (less...
My elderly aunt has decided that she no longer wishes to drive. She has a 25 year old Mini she has had from new with low mileage. The insurance expires in May and the tax in November. The car is kept in...
My car is due its MoT before the end of March. I booked it into my local dealer for an annual service and its first MoT on 24 March. They contacted me before then to tell me that they were closing down...
My car is SORN'd, as it's no longer in use, pending a sale. Can it be taken on a short test drive without having to tax it for a whole month. If so, would my insurance still be valid?
Last month my daughter's car was hit while parked and the insurers are saying it is a write off. I am currently arguing with them over the settlement figure. The problem is the road tax ran out on 31st...
If you take a car out of long term storage and drive it home to be garaged without tax or SORN, what would happen if the police stopped you? The car is insured.
 

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