Sorning

Discussion in 'Motorhome Chat' started by chrisboyo, Sep 12, 2012.

  1. chrisboyo

    chrisboyo

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    My road tax id due the end of this month and I am thinking of SORN ing Hengist for the winter and going off on cheap hotel deals in the UK
    (Lizzy dont like flying) for the winter.

    I an aware that it has to be insured and Hengist lives on my drive at home

    Anyone else do the same ?

    Happy Daze
    Chrisboyo
     
  2. jb0371

    jb0371 Funster

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    technically as long as it is not parked on the road then you dont have to insure it although it would be a bit stupid not too.

    I have an old motorbike frame in the garden that I have sorned for about 5 years and never insured it.
     
  3. hilldweller

    hilldweller Funster Life Member

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    Doesn't have to be insured if SORNed. It's a good plan.

    Of course the theft side of the insurance is a good idea.

    Even better get Liz used to flying. It's safer than being in a van with you.
     
  4. tofo

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    Found this may help
    http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Motoring/OwningAVehicle/UntaxedVehicle/index.htm
    :thumb:
     
  5. pappajohn

    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    if there is no insurance, the road tax (if current) must be returned and sorn declared.

    if there is no road tax it must be on 'sorn' and kept off the road, but doesnt have to be insured.
     
  6. Barclaybasher

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    Doesn't have go be insured if SORN'd but is it wise to not insure?
     
  7. rarin2go

    rarin2go Read Only Funster

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    Hi

    I'm with Comfort and my policy says that I have to have road tax. I have been parked on a site for the last 6 months and it's been a bit annoying not being able to SORN. Other insurers may require road tax as well.
     
  8. knokinonabit

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    I was about to post something similar.
    Some insurers insist on the vehicle being taxed and MOTd.
    It's worth checking with your insurers.
     

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