The vehicle was seized on the M6 southbound between junction 13 and junction 12 at around 10.30pm tonight (January 12).
The driver told officers that they had paid their friend to insure the vehicle.
But officers say their friend had fail to get a valid policy.
A spokesman for the Central Motorway Police Group said: “M6 south J13-12, if you are going to pay your friend to get you insurance at least make sure he takes out a valid policy.
“Driver reported and vehicle seized.”