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Number Plates

What is the Offence for a False Number Plate

Cloned Number Plates We’ve spoken about what to do if your plates are stolen, but what is the false number plates penalty for those who are committing the fraudulent crimes? For those who do commit a false number plate offence, the repercussions aren’t so great – unsurprisingly! Between the years 2014-2018, a total of 41,385 stops…


DVLA fining drivers up to £1,000 for number plates

DVLA warns that vehicle owners could land themselves a £1,000 fine for breaking the number plate law. Of course it is our job to keep you guys up to date. That is with the latest news and information which comes in, regarding number plates. Which is why we’ve found out that the DVLA have issued…


What are the number plate spacing laws?

Over the years, right back until 1901, number plates in the UK have followed a strict format. That has changed as the combination of characters available to a particular format has been exhausted.  Now, we use the current or new style format. This is the one that all UK road users will be most familiar…


The Best ’22 Registrations

Out with the old and in with the 22! With March 1st 2022 dawning upon us, we know that with it comes a whole host of new registrations. New cars manufactured will now automatically have the 22 plate put upon them. If you are wanting to display a ’22 registration on a vehicle, then the…


New ’22 Registrations… New Car Scams

Beware Of The New Car Scams! From March 1st 2022, new cars will now be registered with a ‘22’ registration tag rather than a ‘71’ to represent the new year. This change happens every year to update new cars to the current year. If you want to know a little more, read about the history…


What Is The Law on Black and Silver Number Motorcycle Plates?

Black and silver number plates When it comes to motorcycle number plates, lots of people get confused easily about the legalities of all the different styles of plates. It can be hard to understand what is ‘legal’ and what isn’t, especially when they are all so similar anyway!   One style of plates in particular…


What Is The Law On Black and Silver Car Plates?

When you’re out and about on the roads, you’ve probably noticed that some cars may have these silver and black number plates instead of the standard yellow and white. (See below), however not everybody knows what they are for and if anybody can have one!   Can anybody put black and white number plates on…


A Look Back On 2021, At Number1Plates

With the current year steaming ahead of us, quicker than we could imagine, we thought it would be insightful to take a look back on 2021 and see what challenges we overcame, amazing things we achieved and contemplate on our year here at Number1Plates.   Northern Enterprise Award We thought that we’d kickstart it off…


Black Friday – The History.

History Behind The Notorious Day The day after Thanksgiving in America, has recently been the big ‘save the date’ day in the diaries for shoppaholics and savers alike. With big discounts hitting the highstreets and online stores, people are getting bang for their buck – and just in time for Christmas. When we think of…


What To Do When Your Number Plates Are Stolen

Number Plate Theft; what to do when it happens to you. On average, there are around 25,000 number-plate thefts a year according to the AA. You may be wondering as to why people target the least expensive part of the car, however obtaining a number plate illegally is a criminal activity which many fall victim…