He didn't bid online he was at the auction, read his initial post.
OP I don't understand if you were there and knew the roof was inoperative why leave it there? I would have paid and taken it straight out.
I agree sounds like he wants to drive sdp but with only business cover. If i'm right in saying you can have passengers in the car but the use has to still be business, plod cant say anything regarding passengers but they could probe your use.