Compulsory motor insurance in England, Scotland and Wales is regulated by the Road Traffic Act 1988 and deals with many aspects of Road Law including the insurance of motor vehicles.
Whilst the Act is divided into seven parts, it is Section 143 of part VI which concerns compulsory third party motor insurance and imposes two basic statutory obligations, namely;
Interesting points of note.......
The use of a vehicle is wider than merely driving it - generally the presence of a vehicle on the road is sufficient to constitute use.
The definition of a road is wider than would normally be expected and is defined as " any highway and any other road to which the public have access including bridges over which a road passes ". It is also worth noting that;