Cars, Vehicles, Seized, No Insurance, Calendar, Years, No Driving Licence.
FOI Reference Number
Cars Seized for No Insurance
I wanted to ask how many cars were seized by this force for having no insurance in 2019 and 2020 please. I would like separate figures for both years.
Disclosure with Exemptions
Information Correct as at
06 August 2021
Date of Disclosure
10 August 2021
FOI 15887 Response
Having completed enquiries within Essex Police in respect of Section 1(1)(a), Essex Police does hold information relating to your request, Essex Police can confirm in respect of Section 1(1)(b) the following data:
The data is correct as at 06 August 2021.
Data: The below figures includes vehicles seized under Police Powers for No Driving Licence as well as No Insurance as we do not differentiate between the two.
The number of vehicles seized in 2019 was 3980.
The number of vehicles seized in 2020 was 4135.
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