MISLEADING STATEMENT • Having read the news headlines section and,
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in particularly, the article marked "Big truck check nabs foreigners" (Commercial Motor 15-21 September) we were rather concerned and would like to point out that it is
actually a criminal offence to back-date insurance cover and we feel that you have seriously misled your readers by printing this statement.
It is a requirement under the Road Traffic Act that you must be in possession of a valid certificate of motor insurance or a covering note and we were somewhat surprised when the police took no action against this gentlemen.
A Summer, RHA Insurance Services, Bolton, Lancashire.