Nottinghamshire Police intercepted and confiscated a vehicle in Newark that was displaying the wrong number plates
Police said they weren't fooled when a driver of a car tried to change his number plates to conceal his vehicle's identity.
The Nottinghamshire Roads Policing Unit intercepted the vehicle in Newark and soon established that there was a lack of insurance on the car.
"Once we established the issue with the insurance, there was a short walk home for the driver in the cold," said a police spokesman.
The vehicle was seized and recovered they added.
"The vehicle is unlikely to be re-united with the owner who now has points and fine on the way," said the spokesman.