Month: July 2011

Superman Reg Plates Proposed!

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No, it’s a Honda Civic with a Superman license plate. That’s what fans of the Man of Steel want in Ohio. The Siegel and Shuster Society is proposing a specialty plate with the “S”

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  • 28th Jul, 2011

Numberplates To Help Charity

AN entreprenuer aims to help a four-year-old disabled girl by auctioning three exclusive number plates. Dave Bonner, whose business Bon Voyager is in Padgate, bought the plates from the DVLA and now plans to help Suranna Gleeson, who suffers cerebral

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  • 26th Jul, 2011

XX Evil NUmber Plate Arrives!

The Wizard of Mod (as in modification) tore into town in his Ferrari Enzo for the Indy-car Series this weekend, not using all of his available 392 km/h speed. “The cops are always looking for me,” says Zahir Rana, a

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  • 25th Jul, 2011

Auction Number Plate Hits New High

This monsoon, its raining money at the Regional Transport Office (RTO) here. In just a day, the RTO has earned around Rs 50 lakh by auctioning registration numbers. The highest bid of all was Rs 2,42,999 for the registration number

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  • 21st Jul, 2011

Social Mobility In Cherished Numbers

It was reported last week that Public Relations and Public Affairs Minister Dr Mervyn Silva had written to the Inspector General of Police regarding the use by his staff of garage number plates. Apparently President Mahinda Rajapaksa had ordered him

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  • 18th Jul, 2011

Number Plate Interest Rises

THREE times more people in the Isle of Man are interested in cherished car number plates than the economy, according to statistics released yesterday by government. The figures have been released by the Department of Economic Development in response to

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  • 14th Jul, 2011

Numberplate Police Are Not The ‘Boss’

The numberplate of his Honda City read ‘BOSS’ till somebody clicked a picture and uploaded it on the Facebook page of Delhi Traffic Police. The traffic police have slapped a challan on the owner of the vehicle, confiscated his driving

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  • 13th Jul, 2011

Number Plate Security Issues

A  consultant to Niger State Board of Internal Revenue Service  on Vehicle and Motorcycle Number Plates, Alhaji Musa Ahmed, has said  that the shortage of vehicle and motorcycle number plates at the Lagos factory of the Federal Roads Safety Corps

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  • 11th Jul, 2011

Bugatti Launches Millionaires Toy

The Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport L’Or Blanc is being dubbed the world’s most expensive new car, costing the unidentified owner a cool $2.4 million (AU$2.33 million). The super-luxurious Veyron has been specially ordered by a UAE-based business man. Featuring things

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  • 6th Jul, 2011

Number Plate Auction Brings Huge Prices

The 72nd Distinguished Number Plates Auction recently organized by the Licensing Agency, Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) was a largely popular event fetching over AED16.9m in proceeds. It was held at the RTA Auditorium and was attended by various denominations

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  • 5th Jul, 2011