Can we drive our van without tax or insurance when we sell it?

My fiancee has a van which he wants to sell through “we buy any van”. He just wants rid of it so just wants a quick, no hassle sale. My question is whether we can drive it to the centre without tax or insurance? I’m pretty sure we can’t, but just wanted to check. It does have an MoT.

Asked on 14 September 2013 by ST, via email

Answered by Honest John
No. Not legally. A trader with an insured set of plates could drive it away. Or it would have to be trailered to an auction centre.
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