Please can clarification be given on the statement "The national vehicle registration plate of the country of origin is sufficient evidence that the driver has the minimum insurance cover to satisfy the law of the country where he is driving" (25 July, Insurance Times).

This seems to indicate that the fact that a car has a number plate means basic insurance cover is in place. I'm sure the incidence of cars being driven without number plates is significantly different to those being driven uninsured!

Mark Bartlett
Greenman Insurance Brokers

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