Photo: Clamped on Sandbrook Road, Ainsdale, Thursday 9th March

The silver Ford Fiesta that was clamped by the DVLA last week has now been vandalised.

If you don’t pay your car tax, either intentionally or because you ‘just forget’, you need to be aware that the penalties are severe.

Many people think that an untaxed car on private land is safe from the grip of the authorities, but this is far from the truth. Unless you register a Statutory Off Road Notice (SORN) with the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA), then your vehicle still needs to be taxed, even if it is parked on private land, such as a company car park or your own driveway.


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