I have just bought a car, i have organized insurance but have no road tax...??!?

Bought it yesterday rang insurance straight away to drive it home but the road tax has expired, i cant get new road tax until my insurance cert arrives. Can i drive it now or have to wait, if the police stop me and i explain will they be ok with it, or is there something i can do in the mean time until the... show more Bought it yesterday rang insurance straight away to drive it home but the road tax has expired, i cant get new road tax until my insurance cert arrives. Can i drive it now or have to wait, if the police stop me and i explain will they be ok with it, or is there something i can do in the mean time until the insurance cert arrives. First car, im not sure how this works.......!!
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