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Winter tyre ice

Winter is coming graphic

Here at Regtransfers we’re very passionate about cool cars but we’re slightly less enthusiastic about cold cars.

Modern life is funnyish

Dave Gorman on TV speaking about private number plates

On Tuesday 22nd November, the Regtransfers team settled down in their respective homes (no, we don't all house-share) and switched on their TVs. Those of us with a sense of humour flipped over to the Dave channel in time for Dave Gorman's Modern Life is Goodish.

Gold plated number plates

Gold-plated most expensive plates

“The best things in life are free.” “Money can’t buy you love.” We tend to accept these clichés as truth, but some might question them. Here at Regtransfers we appreciate that a perfect number plate is worth a near limitless amount.

Dan Gets a Rude Awakening!

Road safety illustration

Regtransfers team member Dan Wilson recently received an abrupt reminder that one must always look and listen before crossing the road. Number plates sales adviser Dan hurried from our  Dunstable office one Friday evening.

Number one

A one-way sign

Everyone knows that A 1 was the very first number plate. Well, it wasn’t actually, but the myth serves to reinforce the alphanumeric combination as a byword for excellence.

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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