How Number Plates Work in the UK

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January 11th, 2021 at 5:30 pm

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Number plates appeared with the earliest cars at the turn of the last century.  It quickly became apparent that vehicles could not be linked visibly to their owners and so …

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Driving in Europe? Read this Essential Guide

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January 16th, 2020 at 1:50 pm

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One of the top things on your ‘to-do’ list, if you are planning on taking your car abroad into Europe, is to speak to your motor insurer. Your insurance policy …

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What is going to change for motorists after Brexit?

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January 16th, 2020 at 1:58 pm

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Currently, the UK is still on track to leave the EU that is, of course, if the General Election on December 12th doesn’t upset the applecart and there is …

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Should you buy an electric car? Here’s the lowdown

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January 16th, 2020 at 2:13 pm

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Uptake of the new fully electric technology is painfully slow and industry pundits are putting forward lots of reasons as to why this may be.  Lack of charging points which …

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How to find the best car for a new driver?

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January 16th, 2020 at 2:22 pm

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Gone are the days when an old banger – the starting point for many a 20th-century teenager –  could wriggle its way through the MOT and come out …

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Ultimate Guide to Show Plates

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January 11th, 2021 at 5:30 pm

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Anyone with a bit of smart eye will have noticed clever and unusual number plates being used on vehicles in certain situations.  These are called show plates and can be …

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How You Can Manage Driving Stress

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January 16th, 2020 at 2:47 pm

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Driving is not normally known as a route to calming frayed nerves, reducing temper and lowering blood pressure unless you are a rat perhaps – do read on.  Driving, in …

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Driverless cars are here – do you want to try one?

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January 16th, 2020 at 2:55 pm

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Technology has impacted hugely on the motor industry during the later years of the 20th century and into the 21st century.  Electronics were introduced into car engines decades …

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How To Prepare Your Car For An MOT

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January 16th, 2020 at 3:01 pm

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There are lots of basic checks you can make of your vehicle to ensure any minor niggles are picked up before you present it for the MOT.  This should help …

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How Much is your Number Plate really worth?

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January 16th, 2020 at 3:12 pm

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Every year in Britain, motorists spend thousands of pounds on number plates. Personalised number plates in particular have become big business with the DVLA raising millions of pounds on its …

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