Category: World Number Plate News

In this blog category we focus on world number plate news, this focuses not only on private plates in the UK but all across the world, looking at the different rules and regulations in force in those countries as well as the different letter and number styles that are used.

WWW 1 Sells For £175,000 At A Number Plate Auction!

A prominent VVIP from Johor is the proud owner of the much-sought-after vehicle registration number plate WWW 1. A car enthusiast, the VVIP was the successful bidder who apparently paid RM520,000 (S$210,000) for the coveted number. That amount has now set

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  • 29th May, 2012

DVLA To Scrap MOT’s for Pre 1960 Vehicles

According to the DVLA, MOT tests are to be scrapped for vehicles registered before 1960. Although they may still be tested, this will be voluntary. “Owners of classic cars and motorbikes tend to be enthusiasts who maintain their vehicles well,”

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  • 21st May, 2012

WWW Web Number Plates Go Down A Storm!

Thousands of motorists queued up at Road Transport Department (RTD) offices yesterday to get their hands on their favourite personalised registration numbers with the WWW prefix. Road Transport Department director Mohd Nadzri Osman said the department opened up additional counters

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  • 16th May, 2012

Personalised Number Plates Mean Good Business!

The plates will be tamper-proof, secured by a snap lock, virtually impossible to duplicate by roadside vendors, with a unique identity number printed by a laser technique. They promise to provide vehicle-owners with security against theft or misuse by terrorists.

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  • 11th May, 2012

Personalised Number Plate Sales Boosted

Not even a high fees has deterred vehicle owners in the city from applying for personalised registration number plates, as evident by the number of applications in this regard. Two years ago, the rate of private numbers was increased manifold,

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  • 9th May, 2012

Ireland Looks To Ban 13 Number Plates

A new call from Irelands Motor Chiefs to put a ban on personalised number plates that carry 13. Irish number plates carry the year of the car’s registration as well as the country in which it was registered. Keen to

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  • 4th May, 2012

High Security Number Plates Set Back

In what may spell more trouble for the Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC), the implementing agency for the multi-crore High Security Registration Plates (HSRP) project, one of the four bidders for the previous tender, Celex Technologies Private Limited,

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  • 1st May, 2012

Does Car Insurance Cover Number Plates?

When looking for the right car insurance policy, you’re likely to wonder what that policy covers. It may surprise you, but number plates are something which is seen as quite valuable. If you own a personalised number plate, it may

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  • 10th Apr, 2012