In 2011, the government introduced the Continuous Insurance Enforcement rules. These require all vehicles to be either registered with a Statutory Off Road Notification at the DVLA or to have valid motor insurance. If you are caught driving without insurance, your vehicle will likely be impounded as the police will be automatically alerted through ANPR systems if you are driving without insurance.
You can read more about how this may affect you on the Gov.uk website here: https://www.gov.uk/vehicle-insurance/uninsured-vehicles.
You can also read our blog post to see how this might affect you if you’re using the short-term insurance.