In an attempt to control the numbers of uninsured drivers, the United Kingdom’s Department for Transport has issued a set of proposals that includes allowing police to confiscate and destroy vehicles. More than 1 million British drivers lack insurance, and these drivers are 10 times more likely to have been convicted of drunk driving, six times more likely to have been convicted of driving unsafe vehicles, and three times more likely to have been convicted of driving recklessly, according to the Association of British Insurers. In addition, accidents involving these motorists cost more than ?200 million ($366 million).

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