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The art of the dodgy motor

By Danny Kruger   March 2009

Paul Watson lost another car last week. It was his seventh, and the tragedy of it was, for the first time he was legal. He’d passed his test the day before. The car was even MOT’d, and bought fair and square for £150 over in Kilburn.

It was his, it was roadworthy, but it wasn’t insured. And he’d only got it back to Newham when the police pulled him over, ran a check on him and detained him all day. In the end there was nothing on him, but the car was impounded and the release fee is more than…

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