Hertfordshire police have seized a Volkswagen Golf in St Albans city centre, and fined the vehicle's driver.

Prior to 11.45am on Friday (January 5), officers became aware of the vehicle on Sandpit Lane, due to ANPR cameras indicating that it had no insurance.

The VW was then stopped and seized for the offence on Drovers Way, near St Peter's Street and the city centre.

Along with receiving a traffic offence report, the motorist was also given six points on his driving licence and a £300 fine.

Herts Advertiser: The VW seized in Drovers Way, St Albans.The VW seized in Drovers Way, St Albans. (Image: Hertfordshire Constabulary)

Recovery fees were also charged to the Volkswagen driver.

A spokesperson for Hertfordshire Constabulary said: "New Year’s resolution… insure your vehicle.

"Car seized and driver reported. That’s 6 points and a £300 fine, plus recovery fees.


"Don’t risk it."

Crimes can be reported to Hertfordshire police online at www.herts.police.uk/ro/report or by calling the police's non-emergency number 101.

Anonymous information can be given by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via crimestoppers-uk.org.