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I am being reported to the dlva for my car being seen or used on a public road (tesco car park) with no tax. The car is actually taxed and usually has a few old tax discs behind the upto date one. In march when i had a new windscreen fitted someone in their wisdom chose to stick the out of date one to the screen. The police checked their 80% reliable database (their words) and it came back as car untaxed. I have sinced checked my bank and the tax was paid for on 25.02.10 and i have now located the current tax disc. The question is was my car seen on a public road or is it classed as a private car park. Thanks

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The definition of a public road is ""Any Highway and any other road to which the public has access, and includes bridges over which a road passes.."

 

So if you aren't displaying tax, the police can deal with it I'm afraid.

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The definition of a public road is ""Any Highway and any other road to which the public has access, and includes bridges over which a road passes.."

 

The Vehicles Excise and Registration Act 1994 (which covers the vehicle licence requirement) definition of a public road is different, it is 'a road maintained at public expense', I doubt if a Tesco car park fits that definition - although the Police may claim that you drove on a public road to get there!

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if they do you for no tax you win. if they do you for not displaying you probably lose. who is reporting you ? have you received anything 'official' ?

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Police pcso's gave me a red reciept thing saying they were reporting to the dvla as untaxed car, they did also say that if it turns out the car is taxed, which it i, that i will probably hear no more about it or may just recieve a warning letter for not displaying the tax. I did actually display said tax disc, why would i bother to tax it then not display it, but whoever fitted the new screen undisplayed it. I never thought to check that the current tax disc was still on display and also it is exactly the same colour as the old one.

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The car is actually taxed and usually has a few old tax discs behind the upto date one.

 

OK, I have to ask the question coz no one else has.....

 

Why do you have old tax disks left in the car behind the new one? On receipt of the new disks, the old one is invalid and should be destroyed. On the face of it, this whole "problem" and potential fine we are discussing here is completely self inflicted. Whilst I hope they have the good sense to drop any "failing to display" offence, I hope you also take on board the sensible approach of removing and destroying old tax disks.

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OK, I have to ask the question coz no one else has.....

 

Why do you have old tax disks left in the car behind the new one? On receipt of the new disks, the old one is invalid and should be destroyed. On the face of it, this whole "problem" and potential fine we are discussing here is completely self inflicted. Whilst I hope they have the good sense to drop any "failing to display" offence, I hope you also take on board the sensible approach of removing and destroying old tax disks.

 

 

Some people keep them along with other historical documents relating to their vehicle. Anyone who is familiar with classic cars/collectors will tell you so it's not unusual. Or of course, if you have one of those 'pouch' type holders where you just slide the disc in, then it may be simple lazyness!

 

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I keep all documents relating to my cars. Potential buyers may like to see the car has been continually taxed therefore on the road and being used as opposed to standing somewhere. All bills receipts etc are kept so i know when servicing etc was done. Just as well i don't destroy any documents as in this instance i would have destroyed the current tax disc.

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Some people keep them along with other historical documents relating to their vehicle.

Perfectly understandable. But not in the car would be more sensible! Keep them with your other valualbe car documents.

 

Anyone who is familiar with classic cars/collectors will tell you so it's not unusual. Or of course, if you have one of those 'pouch' type holders where you just slide the disc in, then it may be simple lazyness!

My guess, is that this is the much more likely reason, but look at the problems it can cause. ;)

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