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Classics on the Common

Classic cars on the common

Last month (26th July) we visited one of our favourite local events, Classics on the Common, located on nearby Harpenden Common. This annual rally is now in its 24th year and has grown into the biggest mid-week classic car show in Britain, drawing over ten thousand spectators.

DVLA Auction July 2017

Photo of Mercedes-Benz World

The third DVLA private number plates auction of 2017 was held at Mercedes-Benz World in Brooklands on the 19th, 20th and 21st July. This is a great venue for the auction with Brooklands Hotel conveniently located nearby and Mercedes-Benz World on the site of the Brooklands track which opened in 1907.

What the future of cars may look like

Futuristic automotive tech graphic

The cars that we are used to seeing in movies are no longer things of science fiction and in the next 30 years, we are likely to see more change in automotive technology than we've seen in the last 100 years.

RNC 40th Anniversary Rally

RNC 40th anniversary rally

The RNC (Registration Numbers Club) held their annual rally at Temple Newsam in Leeds on Sunday 16th July 2017.

Police number plate controversy

Illustration showing AB1

Regtransfers, the UK's largest private number plates dealer has answered questions from the BBC about the controversial sale of a valuable police asset.

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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