Re: why, why, why... what is the point?
"Before the days when you were legally required to keep a record of who has driven your motor vehicle in the last 14 days, I take it?"
Eh? What? Since when?
Are we talking UK here? Is this one of the 10's of 1000's of new laws and statutory instruments enacted over the last 18 or so years? (I suspect that alone might be an argument in court to defeat the "ignorance of the law is no excuse" thing.)