Insurance Post report:

One in every 200 people with a full UK driving licence has been penalised for driving without insurance, a Freedom of Information request has revealed.

The request by the Institute of Advanced Motorists to the DVLA found that a total 226 803 drivers in the UK have points on their licence for driving without insurance. Of these 194 997 are full licence holders and 31 806 provisional licence holders.

In the 17-35 age range, one in every 100 people with a full driving licence has points for driving without insurance.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a journalist at the UK edition of WIRED magazine. In 2015, my first book Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. My second book Reed Hastings: Building Netflix, was published in March 2020. I created FOI Directory in 2012 and have maintained it in my spare time ever since.