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Best Drives Around the World

Today, your Number 1 number plate makers hark back to days of adventure, when people actually went out for the best drives just the fun of it – rather than the practical purpose of going somewhere. While the burning issues of safety and the environment may threaten to curtail our love of the open road,…


Best Cars from the Movies

Whether it’s an iconic car chase, a hair-raising spin, a dip underwater or even a trip through time, cars hold as much a special place in cinema as do mafia bosses, westerns and over-the-top pyrotechnics. For this reason, your Number 1 in number plates pays homage to the ultimate movie prop, and brings you this…


Great Gift Ideas for Dad

Father’s Day approaches – 19th June – but whether you are buying for that particular occasion, a birthday, or perhaps just for the hell of it, it pays to have a few solid ideas up your sleeve. So, forget socks, DVDs, neck ties and shirts (or even better of course, a number plate?), because here…


The Best Driving Apps to Assist Your Journey

We live in a world of smartphone apps, assisting our day to day activities; everything from social media, to directions to tracking our nutritional intake. So, when it comes to driving apps, why not get a little help from the brains that know best; just be sure to always have your eyes firmly on the…


The Best Road trips for 2017

With 2017 just around the corner, now is the time to get planning for the year ahead and the many adventures you want to embark upon. Whether you want to simply plan a few weekend trips away to a UK town, or you want to drive halfway across Europe, we have picked our top road…


Father’s Day Gift Ideas for the Car Mad Dad

It’s no surprise that at Number 1 Plates, both our replacement car and novelty plates are incredibly popular gifts for auto-loving gents – particularly on Father’s Day. To make sure you’re not driving down the wrong road this year, here’s our gift guide for presents any car-mad dad will love (almost) as much as his…


Best Cars for Summer Driving

After great weather up and down the UK this week, we could be fooled into thinking summer has arrived. Although it hasn’t officially arrived we are seeing lighter evenings and if you’re anything like us, you’ll no doubt be wanting to drive your car off into the beautiful sunset.


Gift ideas for the car mad

Know someone who’d rather be on four wheels than within the four walls of home? They’re our type of person! You might think you’ve exhausted the options when it comes to car-themed goodies in their stocking, but it’s not all about toys and air fresheners.


You’ve been framed: The dirty dash-cam diaries

In the old days, as in like 2007, the only thing motorists had to worry about was policemen and traffic wardens. There was always the fear that the idiot in the errant BMW (that you just stuck your finger up at) would turn out to be your new boss, but this was always a chance…