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Top Tips: How To Maintain And Keep Your Car Clean This Winter.

The winter weather can take its toll on your car. Dirt and debris including mud, insects and road salt from the gritter lorries can cause real problems not just for the exterior of your car, but for some of the internal workings as well. In this post, we’ll provide you with some top tips on…


Misfuelling Mishaps: What To Do If You Put The Wrong Fuel In

Picture this. You’re on the way home from work and your fuel light illuminates. So you pull in to a filling station to top up your fuel, and you’re sure that you’ll be back on your route home in a matter of minutes. Almost on autopilot, you pull up to the pump, take the nozzle…


How to…lower your insurance premium.

It’s January, probably the month most likely to see people attempt to cut back and save money wherever possible. With Lockdown 3.0 also upon us as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, people will be finding different ways to reign in their spending. But what if your insurance is due for renewal in the…


What Is Best Way to Find the Value of My Car

What Is Best Way to Find the Value of My Car Buy a car, drive a car, and then . . . what next? If you’re starting to feel the need for a new car whether it’s a bigger car or just a newer one, you have a decision to make. What do you do…


Automatic Number Plate Recognition – What is it?

The reason that companies like Number 1 Plates has strict regulations in place in regard to the types of registration plates that we can produce is partly down to the use of this tool. Automatic Number Plates Recognition, also known as ANPR, is a Police enforcement software that uses optical character recognition to read a…


Infamous Cars and Registration Plates

Some movies are best known for their lead character, others for the climactic endings and some are remembered for the iconic cars that often sport matching personalised registration plates. Even those that do not consider themselves huge movie fans will often recognise a beastly four-wheeler from films spanning the last 50 years, no matter how…


Will cars be cheaper after lockdown?

It has been a difficult time for us all for the past couple of months. Since lockdown commenced back in March, many businesses have suffered as a result. Hundreds of thousands of people furloughed, companies have struggled to keep revenues up in order to cover their running costs. How has the industry been affected? It…


What Should Car Owners Do During Lockdown?

This is a completely new and frustrating way of living, that has taken the world by surprise. In the UK over 27% of the entire working population has been furloughed, and have an uncertain future ahead of them.  It is important to take advantage of all of the positive financial advice that may have a…


The Future Of UK Registrations

Registration plate formats in the UK have changed time and time again since their inception in 1903. As we are the UK’s number one spot for all things registrations, we thought that it would be best that we give you the latest information on what’s to come. New registrations are released bi-annually and you could…


Start 2020 Right With These Vehicle Must Haves

2020 is set to be a huge year for everyone, or at least that is the plan. As people far and wide embark on completing their New Years Resolutions, and smashing short and long term goals, it is important to remember that the smaller things in life can sometimes make your day that little bit…