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Number Plates News
- New Book Heralds 30th Anniversary Celebrations
The country's top number plate company has a new book to celebrate its success
- Gone to Pot
A 'Vanity Plate' request has upset the US licensing body
- All Over The Road
Politicians down under see number plates as ideal safety slogan vehicles
- Cover Stars Grapple for TV Success
Boxing and number plates unite TV show combatants
- Latest Number Plates Magazine Really Packs a Punch
The new edition of the UK's only full-colour glossy number plates magazine is now available free of charge
- Now you see it, now you don't
The DVLA changes its mind over novelty number
- Highway 61 Revisited
New ''61' registration release provides thousands of opportunities for great plates
- The Lion's Share
Kill-joys have declared a 'Mr Lion' plate illegal over a typographic technicality
- You Can Bank On It
Spring, Easter and a Royal wedding. There's never been a better time to invest in a great plate
- Buster Bows Out
Personal number plate devotees, Pimlico Plumbers have sadly lost their oldest employee, the legendary Buster Martin.
- I'm in the Mood for a Number Plate
Perfect plates from pop stars to double glazing consultants are featured in the latest registration enthusiasts' periodical
- Get to the Back of the Queue
Unworkable ticket issuing machines are to be replaced at Sussex car parks
- Lucky Day for Hong Kong Plate Buyer
A local businessman has purchased his lucky number at a Hong Kong auction
- Easier Eye-Tests on the Way
Driving standards may suffer as a result of revised eyesight rules
- Manchester Plate Auction Results
Prized name registrations and the latest 'O' plate go in Manchester
- What You See May Not Be What You Get
The chances of being cauight on speed camera vary drastically with location
- Lest We Forget
Premiership player, Jermaine Pennant forgets to remember where he parked
- Irish James Bond Wannabee Escapes Plate Prosecution
An irish judge has decided not to pusue a complaint over a customised number plate
- Fab Number Plate Could Be Back on TV
Lady Penelope to ride again with her 'fab; plate?
- Scramble for new 'eleven' plates
Sales of the new 'eleven' plates have rocked the market
- New Year, New Plate?
Personal car registrations have become an expected finishing touch for any nice car. These days the question asked is not why someone should own a cherished registration.
- Pay Booths' Days are Numbered
Toll booths could be a thing of the past at the Severn crossing and other UK 'pay-to-cross' bridges, following an investigation by the House of Commons Welsh Affairs Select Committee
- Top Bruiser Champions Number Plates
Amir Khan's pride in his professional achievements is mirrored by his self-confessed love of personal number plates.
- Outsider Wins Plate Race
At a government sponsored auction in Warwickshire, it was the turn of the underdog to steal the show
- Eleven Heaven
The latest 'new style' number plates will be issued on Tuesday 7 December and the prospect is already creating enormous interest
- The World's Oldest Number Plate?
According to the latest edition of the Guinness Book of World Records, the first ever licence plate was one issued to a Canadian vehicle in 1884
- Scots Sacrifice Plate to Raise Cash
West Lothian council has bowed to popular opinion by deciding to sell its historic number plate
- Local Councils Urged To Spend Their Number Plate Nest-Eggs
It has been suggested that local government authorities in the East of England may be sitting on a fortune in civic number plates
- Harrogate Auction Witnesses Big Plate Sales
Amun Bains from Birmingham is only 11 years old and won't be able drive for while yet, but that didn't stop her father, Harbhajan, from buying her a personal number plate
- Social Networking Through Number Plates
The recent highly-publicised launch of a new social networking site has caused considerable interest and debate.
- Pope's Premier Personal Plate
The new 'Popemobile' which will transport His Holiness on the forthcoming UK tour has been unveiled
- Time's Up for Mr Magoo
A long overdue change to the law regarding drivers' eyesight will come into force early in 2011.
- Guilty Until Proved Innocent
We are all too familiar with the steady growth of surveillance technology. Our movements are constantly monitored by both recorded and 'real-time' Closed-circuit Television (CCTV), Automatic Number-Plate Recognition Cameras (ANPR) and 'Speed Cameras
- Two New Spy Camera Schemes Adopt Contrasting Approaches
Bedford Borough Council is to introduce a controversial fund-raising scheme based around fleecing parents dropping-off and picking-up children from local schools
- West Ham Boss Attacked
David Gold, whose car sports the number plate D6 OLD, tells of a terrifying assault.
- Latest Auction Results
The last of the 'O' series plates is auctioned along with many other great registrations
- The Path of Least Resistance
A new website has sided with the police in the over-zealous hounding of dubious plate perpertrators
- Airport to Hound Travellers
The Manchester Airports Group (MAG), which also owns and manages the Bournemouth, East Midlands and Humberside terminals, is to install Automatic Number Plate Recognition cameras at its principal site
- Spy Cameras Curbed
The new Home Secretary, Theresa May has made a promising start on behalf of persecuted motorists by insisting that police speed cameras be brought under much tighter regulation
- Lots of zeros, but who's counting?
The latest auction of personalised plates shows continued support by investors
- Swinging Sixties
Summer will finally be upon us on 7th June, when the first brand new cars appear with the distinctive '60' plates.
- Get a Grip!
In a scene that would not have been out of place in a low-budget TV sketch show, a milk float is flagged-down by police cars displaying flashing blue lights. The crime? Not having a valid MOT
- Local Dignitory Pilloried over Pretentious Plate
Yet another local council has come under fire for flouting a valuable registration numbers during supposedly austere times
- Number plate goldmine for Scots councils
Council chiefs are being chauffeured around in vehicles with number plates worth millions
- Brighton Hangs On To Civic Plate
Residents of the seaside resort of Brighton, Sussex, are calling for the mayor to part with his civic number plate to help rejuvenate the corporate coffers
- There's a Place For Us
Motorists from the well-to-do town of Esher in Surrey's fabled 'stockbroker belt' may be tempted by the number plate E5 HER, which is currently for sale for a cool £17.5k
- Spy in the Sky
a new type of satellite-assisted speed camera, is currently being tested over Britain and the technology is being evaluated at sites in both London and Cornwall.
- Campaigner Sells Plate to Cover Costs
A Sunderland market trader, who campaigns vigorously against injustices in parking legislation, is to sell his prized number plate in order to finance his activities
- Personal Surveillance on the Back of Speed Cameras
Reports in the national press over the weekend suggest that the police are now recording a staggering 14 million images every day on Automatic Number Plate Recognition [ANPR] cameras
- GO plate Goes for a Cool ¬£94,183
the latest of the 'O' series of registrations went for a whopping ¬£94,183 on the final day of the latest DVLA auction
- High Hopes Pinned on Didcot Plate
An Oxford man is banking on a significant return for the D10 COT plate he bought seven years ago
- Irish Coach Companies Demand Fair Competition
Irish coach operators are claiming victimisation over their number plates. They believe they are at a significant disadvantage because of the 'dateless' registrations of their cross-border competitors.
- Stirling Takes a Tumble
Motor racing legend, Stirling Moss, has suffered severe injuries after falling down a lift shaft at his London home
- Double Indemnity
There have been some alarming reports recently concerning the number of uninsured drivers trawling the UK 's roads. Figures as high as 20% are touted, with an estimated cost of compensation hiking premiums by as much as £45
- Personal Plates Prizes Provide Pukka Promotional Package
A UK retailer is offering a limited edition electric guitar complete with matching number plate
- One Thousand Per Cent Mark Up for '1000' Plate
If, as many pundits conclude, we may finally be seeing at least the end of the beginning of economic recovery, there was a clear portent at the latest DVLA auction of personal registrations
- The Laughing Policemen
According to a leading Sunday newspaper, the police are targeting motorists purely in order to meet performance targets and are laughing all the way to the bank
- I Belong to Glasgow
Any proud Glaswegian with a few bob in his sporran could do worse than to invest in a great personal number plate, demonstrating allegiance to the Scottish second city
- In The Pink
The Australians seem to be taking some bold steps to remove themselves from stereotypes like Crocodile Dundee and, for those of an even earlier generation, Barry MacKenzie.
- Edinburgh Cuts Limo Fleet But Keeps Plates
The Lord Provost of Edinburgh, has gained approval from the green lobby after downsizing his fleet of civic limousines, but has cleverly managed to keep his prized S†0 number plate.
- Not So Safe in Slough
Once known as 'The Safety Town', Slough seems to come off rather badly in a survey by the motor insurance industry and has been named, for the third year running, the most road traffic accident-prone place in the country.
- 6 O rounds off successful auction programme
The last of this year's DVLA auctions of personalised registrations reached a spectacular finale last week when the number 6 O topped the £100k mark
- 'Diana' plate up for auction
The elusive registration, D1 ANA, will be the star attraction at an auction London this week.
- Number Plates - On Your Bike?
Philadelphia city councillor, Jim Kenney, proposes that bicycles should have number plates and be subject to the same licensing and taxation rules as motor vehicles.
- Be careful! - Personal Number Plates May Cause Road Rage
Researchers at the Colorado State University claim that drivers who adorn their vehicles with stickers, soft toys and other paraphernalia are likely to be far more susceptible to 'road rage'
- It's All In The Mind
Did you know that the DVLA are now the guardians of our moral welfare? They have a grandly titled
- They've Got Your Number
Apparently, the police in the Shetland Islands operate more CCTV cameras than do those in Los Angeles
- Caretaker Donates Bus to Beat Bureaucrats
School caretaker, Bob Owen, from Anglesey, North Wales has bought a 15-seater Volkswagen minibus, costing more than £10,000, for his school.
- There Must Be a Better Way
It was not until the mid 1930s - when some 7000 people a year were being slaughtered in road traffic accidents - that any legislation to monitor the competence of Britain's driving population was considered appropriate
- Dragon Set to Make a Killing in Number Plate Sale
TV 'Dragon', Duncan Bannatyne is reported to be selling his collection of number plates
- Dancing Boxer Hopping Mad After Car Prang
Strictly Come Dancing celebrity contestant, Joe Calzaghe is not exactly dancing for joy after some recent modifications to his £50,000 Audi RS4
- 5 O Raises The Roof at Worcester Auction
The number plate 5†O has sold at auction for £87,853 (including estimated fees and taxes). The deal was done on the final day of the three-day event held at the Dormy House Hotel in Worcestershire this week
- Government Relents over Contentious Number Plate Sale
Two previously unissued registrations have been pulled from next week's DVLA auction, following complaint from the charity, Stonewall
- A Priority Number
When a football club finds itself struggling to make ends meet and to fund the purchase of the players it needs to succeed, it isn't surprising that critics turn their attention to the other ways that the;owner finds to spend his money
- The Wrong Way to Display Numberplates...
The authorities claim that the clear display of car number plates is a vital tool in the fight against crime, but in a recent case a mis-spaced personal registration made the police's job a lot easier
- Top Numbers Up for Grabs in Latest Plate Auction
It's auction time again and the latest of the DVLA's regular events takes place over the three days from Wednesday 7th to Friday 9th October at the Dormy House Hotel, Broadway, Worcestershire
- Police Seek to Tackle Car Park Plate Thefts
In the latest of a series of initiatives to limit number plate theft, police in Shipley, West Yorkshire and Middlewich, Cheshire are offering to fit tamper-proof clutch-head screws, free of charge
What links The Jamaican High Commissioner, three of TV's 'Dragons' and the inventor of Reggae, Reggae Sauce?
- Cheesy Number for Teesider
Simon Walker knows what makes a tasty dish and he has just found the perfect plate to celebrate his beloved 'Parmo'
- Vintage New Zealnd Plates Mark Time
New Zealand had a novel number plate system until the more conventional registrations were issued in 1958. Before that time, the licence plate comprised just numerals
- Australians to Investigate Bar Code Plates
The allocation of three-letter, three-number plates in the State of Victoria, Australia is nearing exhaustion and the authorities are urgently looking at the best alternatives to proceed
- The World's Most Famous Zebra Crossing
There has been much excitement this week at the world-famous Abbey Road recording studios in North-West London, where thousands of fans turned up to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the its namesake album
- Political Plate Raises Censorship Issues
Without wishing to increase the oxygen of publicity recently given to the odious BNP councillor for sporting, apparently coincidentally, the registration NA51 ZCY, one has to wonder at, and even sympathise with, the government's
- Bradford Motorist Falls Foul of Plate Space Rules
A timely reminder of the need to indulge the whims of authorities with, seemingly, little better to do came to light last month, when a Bradford motorist was, effectively, fined £40 for failing to display exactly the correct amount of space be
- Fiat or Formula One? The choice is yours at forthcoming plate sale
Is is 'Fiat' or 'Formula One'? That's the question punters will have to decide when the bidding opens on a very special number plate
- Personal Plates Make Their Mark in Australian Auction
Personal number plates featured high on the list of best-selling items offered at a vehicle and memorabilia auction in New South Wales, Australia
- Belgium Capitulates to Euro Plate Conformity
It is somewhat surprising that Belgium - the home of the European parliament itself - should become the last state to adopt the Union's vehicle registration standards
- Ugandan Government Takes Control Over Private Plate Chaos
The production of Ugandan number plates has been forced to move to the Revenue Authority premises to staunch the flow of illegal duplications and forgeries, it has been announced in Kampala.
- Gold-plated issue of Number Plate Magazine Hits the Streets!
It's now officially Summer and, for once, the weather seems to be well aware what it is supposed to do. So, it's time for the Summer issue of The World of Personal Number Plates
- South Africa Leads the Way with Digital Number Plates
The Department of Transport for the Gauteng Province in South Africa is set to introduce the world's first truly 'tamper-proof' number plates
- Ferrari Choose Plate for New Sports Model
Ferrari have chosen a number plate to supply the perfect finishing touch to their new California sports car
- By Royal Appointment
HRH Prince Andrew, The Duke of York is not best known for his lack of ostentation and extravagance. So it was little surprise to see him enjoying his latest gas-guzzling toy, a £200,000 Bentley Arnage.
- Kenya Runs Out of Number Plates
As if the political turmoil and misery over water and electricity shortages were not enough, bureaucratic chaos also reigns in Kenya with the news that the government now appears to have run out of number plates!
- '99' Plate Takes 7th Place in High-Flier Stakes
More than ¬£6m changed hands in the latest round of personal number plate auctions held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
- 7 T Plate Upstages 3 O at DVLA Show
The next chapter of the 'O' registration saga unfolded on Friday 5th June with another of the previously unreleased series of plates selling for more than £63,000 at auction
- A Family Affair
In the Atlantic coast state of Delaware, USA, Frank Vassallo IV has just paid $675,000 for the number '6'
- Criminal Mastermind's Number is Up!
The game's up for crime boss Craig Johnson and up for sale will go his collection of personal registrations
- South Africa Clamps Down on Plate Fraud
In the South African province of Gauteng, the Department of Transport launches a war on fraudulent number-plates
- It Was a Very Good Year
The introduction of the '59' number plates, on 1st September 2009, will mark the end of of the '50' series of new-style registrations
- War Hero Who Had Real Cause to Sport Undercover Plate
Nobody knew the secret hidden behind Jack Good's 007 plate
- Could Ronaldo be looking for a new plate?
A Welsh businessman may well be in line for a premier offer on his number plate. The caravan park owner from mid-Wales has the registration CR 9
- Two Top Plates to Fight For Attention at Forthcoming Auction
Auction fever is upon us once again as the DVLA prepares for the latest in it's series of regular sales of cherished registration
- China Aims to Find the Best of Both Worlds
The Shanghai government plans to issue 35% more car registrations this year as it battles to counter the monetary recession.
- If you don't want one, don't buy one!
In Florida, the licensing authorities plan to allow a special issue of plates with a depiction of Jesus Christ.
- TXT me a GR8 PL8
Mobile phone text message abbreviations can make for inspired choices of personal number plates
- Naughty Numbers Missed by Aussie Censors
Cheeky motorists in Australia are taking advantage of some momentary lapses of concentration by the censors in Victoria
- Philippines Penalty Protest
A Philippines transport group has promised a series of strikes in response to recent legislation imposing increased penalties for motoring offences
- Fly The Flag
After 8 years of utter confusion, national symbols on UK number plates are finally legal
- US 'Cons' produce Texas Plates
The new Texas licence plates are being produced in enormous numbers by inmates of a state penitentiary
- Texas Also Set to 'Choose Life'
Texan motorists have won the right to display the "Choose Life" slogan on their vehicle registration plates
- US Bureaucrats Hide Behind Motoring Privacy Laws
New moves to conceal the identities of government officials from California's Department of Motor Vehicles(DMV) records have been rushed through
- Aussies May Lose Plates in Unpaid Fine Crackdown
Western Australian motorists could lose their registration numbers if they take too long to pay speeding and parking fines
- The War on Plates
The next time you hear of some unwitting motorist receiving a slap on the wrist for displaying a number plate in a way deemed to be 'incorrect' by the authorities - please spare a thought for their counterparts in the metropolis of Islamabad
- Controversy Rages over Political Plates
For the past eight years, North Carolina politician, Mitch Gillespie, has championed the cause of 'Choose Life
- Yanks Push Private Plate Boundaries
The US motorist has a clear advantage when it comes to owning a really distinctive personal number plate. Under the American licensing system you can, for a small fee, simply make up your own
- Now Saudis Join Plate Purge
Vehicle licensing authorities in Saudi Arabia have banned the use of 'offensive' words and acronyms formed by western versions of the traditional Arabic characters.
- Hatters to Paint the Town
Troubled football team Luton Town, made a glorious last stand at Wembley Stadium on Saturday
- Carol The Coupon Queen
Carol Ochaba, from Rhode Island, USA, has two all-consuming obsessions - and a plate for each of them.
- Ardencote Auction Round-up
If there are any green shoots of economic recovery to be found, the best place to look for them might have been in Warwickshire last week.
- Indiana Lets God In
Licensing authorities in the state of Indiana, USA, have relented in their earlier disapproval of religious references. The action follows a successful challenge in the courts by Liz Ferris over renewal of her plate, 'BE GODS'.
- 2 O confounds the pessimists
Warwickshire appeared to have moved to a different country - one seemingly unaffected by the pervading economic doom and gloom - as yet another classic number plate sold for a significant sum
- 1 D Goes for £352,411.25!
At the DVLA auction in Warwickshire today, the registration 1 D was sold for £352,411.25
- Google's StreetView map fails to keep privacy pledge
Internet search engine, Google, has upset South Wales motorists by showing the locations of vehicle licence plates on its new StreetView mapping service..
- Number Plate Shirts All the Rage in Saudi
The latest craze for girls in in Saudi Arabia is shirts decorated with stylised representations of number plates.
- US drivers to choose new plate designs
Nature lovers in Minnesota, USA are being given the opportunity to choose the designs for a special series of wild-life number plates
- Chinese Plates Only For The Rich
The Shanghai transport authority would appear to be demonstrating excellent Ďgreen' credentials by not only running a highly efficient public transport system but also strictly limiting the number of cars it has on its roads
- Pink Plates cause controversy in Colorado
Proposed legislation will expand the cost of special USA licence plates to support uninsured cancer victims
- I Don't Believe It
The Temple Baptist Church, in Simpsonville, Colorado, is to hold a rally supporting the issue of special 'I Believe' number plates.
- US Motorist Celebrates Every Day With Irish Plate
It's St Patrick's day every day if you're driving around with Carol Ann Martin, from Vermont in USA. Carol has the number plate IRISH 1 proudly displayed on her car.
- Plate Auction Set to Produce More Record Breakers
Some spectacular results are expected to be achieved at a forthcoming sale of UK vehicle registrations.
- Gold Star Plate Honour for US Heroes
An increasing number of vehicle licensing authorities in the USA are issuing plates with gold star emblems to the families of servicemen and women killed in action.
- New number plates magazine - hot off the press!
It's here - the 20th issue of Regtransfers.co.uk: The World of Personal Number Plates.
- Another Plate for Stoke Fan
We reported earlier how an ardent Stoke City football supporter had purchased his ideal S7†OKE plate. It seem, however, that one just wasn't enough and he's now gone one better.
- Nigerian Plates Scandal
The Lagos Motor Vehicle Administration Agency stands accused of selling fake number plates.
- Ex-Sniper Now Shoots Plate Pictures
Chen Yemin has developed a remarkable self-taught talent for recognising fraudulent number plates.
- Latest Indian Plate Auction Attracts Continued Interest
Even in the vastly different Isocial and economic structure of India, the personal registration market continues to inspire investment confidence
- Famous Phrase for US Plates
Motorists in Illinois, USA, may soon be able to have God on their side as they drive the state highways.
- Ex-Pat Packs Potteries Plate
The USA vehicle registration system allows people like ex-patriate football fan Rich Davies to have the actual name of his team displayed as his car's number plate
- Football fan adds team's plate to his collection
Stoke City football fan splashes out £7,000 for great team plate
- New York drivers push the plate boundaries
Because of the different rules that apply to car registrations in New York State, USA, many mororists are able to create their own very special registrations
- Manx plate goes for a cool £100K
The ultimate Manx number plate has fetched an amazing £100,000 at an auction in The Isle of Man
- Chinese New Year celebrated by £152,000 number plate
An auction to celebrate the Chinese Year of the Ox, has yielded a high price for the number plate 2318
- Italy Joins the Number Plate Club
Recent statistics have revealed that personalised number plates are more popular than ever before in Italy.
- No Better Time to Invest in Personal Number Plates
The three-day auction of number plates in Northampton has once again demonstrated the growing importance of personal registration acquistion in modern financial planning
- 1 O joins the club
1 O has become the latest registration to claim a place in the UK's top ten most expensive sale prices
- 1 HRH tops £100k at auction
Royal plate, 1 HRH smashes the £100k barrier to continue the economic gloom-busting trend
- New Technology Catches Crooks
Yorkshire police have reported highly promising early successes with their new number plate recognition system
- Anti-Theft Plate Screws
Are the new anti-theft number plates fittings the answer?
- 'O' to be in England . . .
This year's DVLA auctions are to feature 6 very special 'O' registrations
- Scott Drivers Favour Personalised Plates
Private number plates are a big hit in Scotland, where a high percentage of d own them.
- The Perfect Present
You don't even need a car to have your very own personal vehicle registration
- 1 RH Sells for a Huge £247,652
Latest auction sale shows a healthy number plates market
- 1 RH comes up for grabs
A rare 'number one' plate will probably make the headlines at the next DVLA auction
- Goldfinger's number plate for sale
The number plate used on the car driven by arch-villain Goldfinger is to be sold at auction.
- Hong Kong's Number Plates Going Strong
The personalised number plate, 1234, was sold for just under £30K in Hong Kong yesterday
- Update On National Flags Issue
The government has been forced to take notice of the 'national flags on number plates' issue as MPs voice motorists' concerns
- Provincial Drivers Win Number Plates Battle
Motorists in the French provinces were celebrating yesterday when it was announced that the traditional number plates system would not be replaced
- Norwegians To Embrace World Of Private Plates
Norway has announced its plan to introduce personalised number plates to motorists next year.
- Lady In North Carolina Has The Number Plates Bug
A woman in North Carolina is turning heads with her personalised number plates, revealing her love for word games.
- Nepal Police Harass Those With Indian Number Plates
Police in Nepal have been accused of physically harassing drivers with Indian number plates travelling in the South Asian country
- India's GL/WB Number Plates Update
Gorkhaland's GJM is continuing to encourage the use of 'GL' number plates on private vehicles in an act of protest.
- DVLA Confirms, National Flags Allowed
The DVLA has confimed that the display of national flags are permitted, although the official rules have not yet been altered.
- Appeal Of Number Plates Continues
The upcoming DVLA auction is expected to produce some more impressive sales of personalised number plates, adding to this year's success for the number plates industry.
- Gorkhaland's President Changes Number Plates
The West Bengal government is attempting to intervene as the GJM takes drastic action of altering number plates to show political views.
- Classic Ferrari Number Plates Auctioned
Two classic Ferrari number plates are generating much interest in the DVLA's first sealed bid auction
- Bangalore Drivers Sport Fancy Number Plates
Authorities in Bangalore, India are becoming increasingly concerned by the latest trend of sporting unlawful number plates.
- Houston Drivers Ignore Penalties
Houston City Council is considering taking drastic action to reduce the number of drivers who ignore fines issued for runninng red lights.
- DVLA Accused of Ignoring Illegal Number Plates
The DVLA has been accused of failing to punish drivers with misrepresented number plates
- DVLA's Clampdown On Foreign Drivers
ANPR cameras are to be installed in all UK ports in an attempt to track all unlicensed and untaxed foreign drivers.
- New Zealand's Fake Plates Epidemic
Innocent motorists in Auckland, New Zealand are sufferinng the effects of number plates cloning.
- City Drivers Escape Speeding Fines
It has been revealed that motorists in urban areas are far less likely to receive penalty points for speeding than drivers in rural areas.
- Rush For Final 'F' Registrations
Tuesday's launch of the final 'F' registrations broke all previous records, resulting in sales of £3.42 million.
- Traffic to be Improved By Number Plates Scheme
West Sussex council is installing ANPR cameras in an attempt to ease traffic congestion.
- New Car Sales Plummet in September
Despite the release of the new '58' number plates, new car sales have continued to plummet in 2008.
- Guangzhou Releases Private Number Plates
The city of Guangzhou, China, has today officially initiated its personalised number plates service. Motorists may choose from two styles of plates and many will be turned away today due to the popularity of the new plates.
- Massachusetts Uses License Plates To Help Animals
The state of Massachusetts, USA is confident that 2008's sales of specialty 'Animal Friendly' number plates will exceed last year's $130,000 raised.
- AMs Appeal For Welsh Pride
Assembly Member, Janet Ryder, last night put forward the proposal to recognise the Welsh flag in the DVLA's rules governing the display of number plates.
- Car Registration, 'VOTE', Used To Spread Political Message
A grandmother in New Zealand hopes that her purchase of the number plate 'VOTE' will inspire people to vote in November's general election.
- New Design For South African Number Plates
The city of Nelspruit in South Africa will be re-designing number plates in order to reduce cloning of number plates.
- A Successful Final Day At DVLA's Number Plates Auction
The unique plate, 'THE 571G' was up for auction on Friday at the DVLA's final auction day. It sold for over £10,000, while other prestigious plates sold for even more.
- Credit Crisis Fails To Affect Number Plates Fans
The credit crisis facing Britain has failed to deter number plates enthusiasts with sales of number plates continuing to soar.
- Number Plates Crime tackled in South Africa
A range of measures is set to be introduced by Mpumalanga authorities
- Number Plates Cheats Abuse US Veterans' Scheme
Special number plates for war medal winners are being obtained by conmen who never served
- Number Plates and Licence Crackdown for South African Motorists
Cape Town authorities determined to make an impression