Driving without insurance is the number one reason for drivers being banned in their first two years of motoring

More than 40,000 new drivers have been banned over the past four years, Auto Express has discovered.

But in over half of these cases, it’s driving without insurance – and not inexperience or incompetence – that’s to blame.

Reported by Auto Express. You can read the full story here.

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