The Motor Insurers' Bureau


uninsured vehicles are seized by the police every week

180 seconds*

every 3 minutes 1 person is prosecuted for car insurance offences.

You are liable

for any damages and costs if you injure or kill anyone while driving uninsured

  • If you injure or kill someone while you’re driving uninsured, the Motor Insurers’ Bureau is entitled to recover payments from you that were made to those injured as well as any claims costs.
  • Damages can vary by the nature of injuries but for anyone seriously injured or worse they can be huge sums of money.

*A total of 144,815 defendants were proceeded against at magistrates' courts in 2014. Criminal justice system statistics, Overview Tables, Table A7.1


For more information on the MIB see