Acrylic number plates sigify the registration mark of a vehicle.
As regplates is a registered DVLA number plate supplier, we can supply you with road legal number plates for your vehicle. These can be delivered next day, prices starting and £19.99 including postage & packing.
They can be made of different materials, but more commonly seen are metals and acrylics. But as to how the standard specifications on the use, make and display guidelines of number plates are, it would vary with every city and country. There are some who would prefer to have their number plates more personalized. As long as how it is obtained abides with the regulations, such is possible. In fact, motorists of today are starting to appreciate better the value of vanity plates.
For those which driving is a daily essential, they have started to understand the difference of just driving, and driving with style. You see, personalized plates are powerful ways to send a message and are clear reflections of one’s personal taste. Yet if you opt for the more standard ones, it’s truly up to your personal requirements.
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Lots of people like to drive themselves around when visiting Europe and if coming from the UK it is quite easy these days to get there in a matter of hours. If you are considering taking your car abroad then ensure you are prepared with your cherished number. Look online at the FCO website, it offers lots of travel advice by country, you’ll also need to check what insurance and breakdown cover is required.
Cherished Number - Using your car in Europe
Europe can be a great place to explore by car, especially if you are heading to the countryside. Rolling hills, quiet roads, beautiful scenery, and you get to stop whenever and wherever you want. The road infrastructure is good in European countries and traffic isn’t a problem at most times of the year, apart from the cities of course. If you have to drive in the city it can be quite stressful, particularly if you are not sure of the road system and don’t know the areas. Try to avoid certain holiday seasons such as Christmas if you are nervous and new to driving on the opposite side of the road.
The FCO provides information on the driving laws of the country you plan to visit, including local speed limits, what you have to do to comply with the vehicle requirements of the country you are visiting, and whether you need an International Driving Permit. If you are required to get one then you only need your current driving license to apply and you can get it within 24 hours in the UK by applying online.
Not every country requires you to have an international driver’s license; however it is an internationally recognised document and can facilitate contact with the authorities in the event of an accident or traffic violation. It doesn’t replace your driver’s license however, and when travelling you will need to show both along with your cherished number documantation.
Always carry your travelling documents with you when driving abroad, this includes your passport, driving license, car registration papers, breakdown policy and insurance documents. Emergency helpline numbers should also be easily accessible if needed.
It’s essential you have that will cover you for every situation, so give your insurance company a call before you travel to check you have adequate cover as well as breakdown recovery, and if they will cover any medical expenses resulting from an accident. Standard UK insurance normally only provides third-party cover outside the UK, so if you want fully comprehensive cover you’ll need to obtain the extra. Your insurer should provide you, free, with a European accident statement form to be filled in if there should be an accident. You may also need a country identifier flag on your cherished number plates. Check with the DVLA for further information.