Police have seized a luxury car in Bolton after it was driven with no insurance. 

Officers spotted the BMW in Deane on Sunday evening, May 19, and found that its driver had no insurance

The driver was reported for driving on a public road with no insurance and his car was seized. 

A photo shows police with the car on Deane Road. 

A spokesperson for the Bolton South Neighbourhood Team said: "PC Whittle whilst on patrol yesterday evening, came across a driver with no insurance in the Deane area of Bolton. 

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"The driver was reported for the offence of driving on a public road with no third party insurance and his car was seized under section 165 of the Road Traffic Act." 

Under UK traffic law a motorist found to be driving without insurance can face a fine and six points on their driving licence. 

If there are matters which aggravate the case, such as sustained uninsured use of a vehicle, they may be banned from the roads.