What is a police marker?
Why do the Police place markers on a vehicle?
Is my car marked? The police can assign markers to any vehicle for several reasons, consider the following reasons:
1. A negative report about a vehicle
2. Theft markers
Escape the buyers remorse
3. Drug and drug-related offenses
If the police find drugs on a vehicle, they usually place a marker on it. They may also mark a vehicle if the driver is found drunk or involved in drunk driving.
The police place this marker because it is presumed possible to find drugs on the vehicle in the nearest future.
4. Cloned vehicles
5. Section 59 markers
A section 59 marker (Reform Act 2002) is usually placed on vehicles involved in some sought of “anti-social behavior”.
The police later allowed them to go in their car but informed them that they will be regularly asked to pull over at checkpoints.
This is how inconvenient it could be to have a marker placed on your car.
How to check if my car is marked by the police
Is my car marked? here is how to “check if my car is marked by the police”
You can check if there is a police marker on your car by conducting a VIN check with Detailed Vehicle History.
How do I remove a marker on my vehicle?
Is my car marked? If you have bought or inherited a marker on your vehicle, make no mistake about it, removing a marker is not usually an easy task.
In a nutshell, to remove a marker, you will have to visit the police station, providing a proof of vehicle ownership, it is then left for the police to decide what to do.