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Ambassadors In The Headlights

OUR AMBASSADOR TODAY: DAN KNIGHT Meet Dan, another one of our proud ambassadors for Number1Plates! We spent some time having a chat with Dan to find out some information for you all. We’ve also put his Instagram in further on. You can have a look through his posts, get involved and ask him any further…


Ambassadors In The Headlights

Our Ambassador Today: Tom Stordy Meet Tom, one of our proud Number1Plates brand ambassadors! We got the chance to have a catch up with him over Zoom this week, and we thought it would be great for our community to get to know him, our ambassadors and the team! So here’s the first of our…


Know Your Limit – Drink Driving

The ins and outs of drink-driving. With pubs and restaurants reopening after the long, hard slog of lockdown, it comes as no surprise that we’re all pretty excited. In fact, it was estimated that there were up to 4 million pints drunk by our beer-thirsty nation on the 12th April – the day that the…


The Top 5 Most Powerful Cars In The World

The Top 5 Most Powerful Cars In this post, we’re going to take you through the top 5 most powerful cars, in relation to horsepower alone.  These are from 2020 – so there’s plenty of scope for positions to change in the future. They’ve certainly come a long way already… as the first automobile in…


The Top 5 Fastest Cars In The World!

Since the start of car production, there’s been an ongoing competition between manufacturers on how fast and powerful they can make their cars.  They’ve come a long way over the years on both of these fronts, but the first ever supercar was built in 1966 with the ‘Lamborghini Miura’ which boasted a top speed of…


7 Speed Camera Myths – Debunked!

Speed Cameras… Love them or hate them, they have been with us on the roads for 30 years now. In fact, the first speed camera was brought into action on the M40 in London back in 1991!    There are now a total of 3,982 cameras throughout the UK, and they have been catching offenders…


The Formula To A Motor-Tech Revolution

F1 Inspired Road Motor-Technology With the Formula 1 Gulf Air Grand Prix in Bahrain starting this weekend, we thought that we’d have a look back through all of the fantastic ways in which Formula 1 has revolutionised motor technology into what we now know today.  Ever since the first Formula 1 Grand Prix, there is…


What To Do If You Breakdown On A Motorway

Motorway Breakdowns With 83,300 average journeys a day on the UK motorways, it comes as no surprise that breakdowns on them are super common – and unfortunately injuries and fatalities too. Highways England have released their biggest campaign yet on motorway safety, with their multi-million pound adverts; “Go Left”. This has come in due to…


Cleaning Hacks: The Best Car Cleaning Tips From TikTok

Cleaning Hacks: The Best Car Cleaning Tips From TikTok From mastering the baked feta pasta recipe to learning how to speak another language, TikTok users have proved time and time again that there is a life hack for pretty much everything – especially when it comes to cars! With over 230 million views, the app’s…


Car Crime Hotspots: The Riskiest Postcodes in the UK

Vehicle thefts across England and Wales have soared by more than a fifth in the last three years, according to police data. However, vehicle crime varies wildly depending on the area. Here at Number1Plates, we’ve looked at the vehicle crime rates across UK postcodes to find out the most unsafe streets to park your car….