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£243,000 for North Yorkshire Police Number Plate!

As number plate sales go, this is a huge one. We have written about the UK’s most expensive number plates before, in particular Afzal Kahn not willing to sell his ‘F 1’ registration for anything less than £12,000,000. This sale though, is slightly different. It has been sold, by North Yorkshire Police. When number plates…


’69’ Number Plates Released!

It’s no secret now that every 6 months, in the months of March and September, the age identifier of newly manufactured vehicle is updated to the next in line. The September the ’69’ number plates are released and you could get your hand on the latest date regs if you shop online now or purchase…


How Should I Remove And Fit New Number Plates?

To ensure that you keep your car in the best condition, there are a few tips that you can use when removing number plates and fitting new ones to your vehicle. Your registration plates can be the finishing touch to your pride and joy and they need to be manufactured, delivered and fit in a…


Who Are The Worst Drivers In The UK?

It’s a topic of hot debate, and has probably been so since the very first drivers took to the roads. Everyone believes that they are up there with the very best drivers on the roads and are quick to pick out the mistakes of other drives. But, who really are the worst drivers in the UK?…


Green Number Plates for Low Emission Vehicles

Late in 2018, the DVLA released information that they and other relevant authorities in the UK government are taking proceedings and beginning consultations about the implementation of green number plates for vehicles registered in the UK that are running on ultra-low emissions. This comes as part of the vast change currently underway to remove the…


What Are 4D Number Plates?

What makes 4D number plates different? 4D number plates are the latest style of number plates, with characters made from 3mm black acrylic. As part of the 3D number plate family they are road legal and MOT passable, meaning you can design your bespoke reg plates on our number plate maker and have them on…


Are My Number Plates Legal?

Since the publishing of this article, many thorough examinations of the number plate industry have taken place. This has uncovered even more frightening statistics about how car crime related to the cloning and misuse of vehicle registration plates continues to rise. Some of our competitors have been uncovered to supporting this kind of activity by…


Number Plate Stickers

Why would you need number plate stickers? Buy Your Number Plate Stickers Are number plate stickers legal? Now although this question my seem broad, it is very relevant as there are many stickers that people put on their vehicle that aren’t legal, and can end up landing them with some fines that they really could…


Driving in the EU after Brexit – What you need to know

What will change? The seemingly never ending saga of Britain leaving the EU rolls on as we go about our day to day business waiting for the final decision to be announced. Until that day comes, we need to prepare ourselves in the right ways to be able to take the hit of any disruption…


Naughty Number Plates

You can’t have these naughty number plates on your car! Did you know that every year the DVLA (Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority) has to ban certain number plates that can be seen to be offensive or unsuitable. It has to do this before every half yearly registration change checking for any registrations which can be read to have foul/offensive…