Police slam brakes on uninsured drivers
28 September 2012
15 more uninsured vehicles were removed from across the borough's roads yesterday, Thursday 27 September, on the 11th major day of action targeting uninsured drivers illegally using the roads.
The latest day of action under Operation Cubo began across London early in the morning, with more than 800 officers taking part in a co-ordinated series of operations, including road-side check points, as well as offering tips on how to avoid becoming a victim of vehicle crime.
"The overwhelming majority of people who don't insure their cars are also habitual criminals"
Leading Operation Cubo in Bromley, Chief Inspector Carron Schusler said: "The overwhelming majority of people who don't insure their cars are also habitual criminals and we are targeting these criminals by denying them the use of the roads so it's much harder for them to commit crime.
Since March this year we have now seized and removed over 400 vehicles from Bromley's roads, helping to make our roads safer as uninsured drivers are more likely to have collisions and less likely to have road-worthy vehicles.
Cubo uses highly visible, but effective tactics that capture criminals in the act and deter their offending, while reclaiming London's roads for responsible and law-abiding drivers."