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DVLA sorn query and fine

(12 Posts)
IneedAsockamnesty Thu 28-Feb-13 00:45:33

Have pm'd you his details

MorningCoffee Wed 27-Feb-13 22:55:56

That's interesting sock, if we don't pay by the 18/3 the fine is £100 if we pay before this date it's £50 I am actually disgusted that they can do this.

Yes please to the reporters name would like to contact them, thank you smile

IneedAsockamnesty Wed 27-Feb-13 00:16:13

I had simerler happen with them losing documents sent in now they are trying to fine me,no court just there debt collectors.

The BBC are making a documentary about there admin issues and incorrect fines.

I can give you the reporters details if you want

MorningCoffee Tue 26-Feb-13 22:20:28

Thank you collaborate I will try that smile

Collaborate Tue 26-Feb-13 21:53:36

Look for it on your web mail. You might have deleted it from your email programme on your computer but your email host may still have a copy.

MorningCoffee Tue 26-Feb-13 20:59:15

We did receive the confirmation but I haven't got the email still hmm

I have tried everything to find it but it is just not there, this is where we are coming unstuck.

On the tax renewal form that had come through at the time it advised to declare sorn on the website.

I think we will have to pay it & then dispute it with them.

prh47bridge Tue 26-Feb-13 17:47:18

Web-based systems are not perfect (nor, indeed, are any other systems). If you didn't receive an email confirmation the information you put on the form may well not have been recorded on their systems.

MorningCoffee Tue 26-Feb-13 17:04:40

It's for not being sorned by 14/2 but it was sorned before this but we don't have the email confirmation & it says on the form if no evidence then it's still an offence.

I don't understand how there system does not tell them. confused

greenfolder Tue 26-Feb-13 11:30:31

what is the fine for? not being sorned or not having continuous insurance?

MorningCoffee Mon 25-Feb-13 21:23:47

Part of the dvla.

It has a dvla address on it.

greenfolder Mon 25-Feb-13 20:27:34

Who did you get the letter from?

MorningCoffee Mon 25-Feb-13 19:30:23

At the beginning of feb dp declared sorn on a vehicle we have which we are actually going to sell.

He declared sorn because he received a letter stating because it was not insured it had to either be insured or declared sorn, because we are not using it we didn't have the insurance so the vehicle was just on our drive.

Anyway sorn had to be done before 14/2 which this was done we did it on 6/2 online.

However last week we received a letter saying we had to pay a fine unless we can prove we had declared sorn before this date (14/2)

I looked back in the email to see if I had the confirmation and I can't find it, however it says on the letter that if the evidence is not sent in that the offence still stands.

We called DVLA who said because the letter has been issued they can't do anything from there system now as they can't get into the details.

So even though we have declared sorn before the date we still have to pay, this seems unfair and surly they can see on there system when it was declared sorn?

So do we "put up & shut up" so to speak and pay the fine, or what else can we do?

Or should we pay the fine and the contest it?

Any advice would be great.

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