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Number plates for bicycles

Number plates for bicycles graphic

Halfords, one of the UK's top retailers of motoring and cycling products, has produced a document entitled Sharing the Road Report 2017. The 11-page PDF document looks at the relationship between the motorists and cyclists who use the nation's roads.

The World's most congested cities

Congested cities graphic

No one in their right mind likes sitting in a traffic jam but most of us seem to do plenty of it. Whether it's the journey to one's holiday destination or simply the daily commute to the workplace, the increasing congestion on urban roads has become hard to avoid and impossible to ignore.

Police plate referred to IPCC update

Illustration of the number plate AB 1

The controversial sale of the prestigious, police-owned private registration AB 1 in July/August of 2017 has been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commision (IPCC) who have been asked to investigate.

Celebrity number plate quiz

Speculate the plate graphic

Can you guess which number plate our celebrities have chosen? Celebrities often have a lot on their plates and their lifestyles can be busy and chaotic.

The role of DVLA

Car registrations and number plates, including personalised number plates, in the UK, are the responsibility of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency, usually known as the DVLA. It issues new registrations twice a year and also maintains the central database that records details of all vehicles licensed to drive on UK roads, along with their keeper and registration information.

Regtransfers works closely with DVLA to complete registration transfers as quickly and efficiently as possible. Regtransfers is a DVLA-registered supplier of personal car registrations and number plates and is listed on the DVLA Registrations website. All number plates supplied by Regtransfers comply with DVLA's prescribed standards and regulations.

DVLA administers all UK registration transfers and issues updated registration documents when the registration number of a car is changed, or when a registration is removed from a vehicle and placed on a retention document in accordance with the DVLA Retention Scheme.

DVLA is a registered trade mark of the Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency. Regtransfers is not affiliated with the DVLA or DVLA Personalised Registrations. Regtransfers is a recognised reseller of unissued Government stock.

Number plate regulations

When a car is on the road, it is an offence to display number plates bearing any number other than the vehicle's officially recorded registration number. If you purchase a private registration, learn how to transfer private plates before displaying the new number.

All registration number plates displayed on UK vehicles must comply with the official number plate regulations. DVLA oversees enforcement of number plates display regulations and maintains a register of approved manufacturers and retailers of vehicle number plates.

Regtransfers is not part of, and is not formally affiliated with DVLA.

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