Football Related Personalised Number Plate
Supporters can choose from designs including WO18 RLD, CH18 MPS, WE18 WON and WC18 RUS.
Prices start from £250 and can be bought via the website of the Driver And Vehicle Licensing Agency.
If England’s footballers are successful in Russia, the plates could go on to be worth a fortune.
Last year, a number plate celebrating England’s 1966 victory – WC66 ENG – sold at auction for £4,346.
And there will be a new plate – GB18 NKS – celebrating England’s goalkeeper in 1966, Gordon Banks.
Jody Davies of DVLA Personalised Registrations said: “There is plenty of choice for fans in the new 18 registrations and whatever team you support it’s a great way to mark World Cup 2018.
“There are also 50million registrations available on our website, so there are almost endless possibilities for fans to celebrate their passion for the sport.”
England are facing Belgium, Tunisia and Panama in their group at Russia 2018.
If they reach the last 16, they will face Poland, Colombia, Japan or Senegal.
The Three Lions will begin their campaign on June 18 in Volgograd, where they will face African qualifiers Tunisia, ranked 27th in the world.
Panama – making their first ever appearance at a World Cup finals and ranked a lowly 56th – are second up on June 24 in Nizhny Novgorod.
Then top seeds Belgium meet England in Kaliningrad on June 28.
New DVLA number plates 2018 - When do the new UK plates come in? What do they mean?
NEW 2018 number plates will be introduced by the end of the month. Here is a quick and easy guide to when the plates will be introduced what the numbers and letters mean and why they are being introduced.
New DVLA number plates for 2018 are just weeks away from being released.
Number plates have a six month life before new ones are released.
On September 1st 2017 new ’67’ registration number plates were introduced.
These plates indicate the age of a car and refer to vehicle manufacturers between September 2017 and February 2018.
Every six month new plates with an updated date come into circulation.
The new 2018 ’18’ plates that arrive on March 1st will run until the end August 2018, before the ’68’ plates are introduced on September 1st.
Here's a simple guide to what the numbers and characters on number plates refer to.
The first two letters on the number plate are the ‘DVLA memory tag.’
These letters represents the region the vehicle was introduced - the first letter refers to the region while the second the local DVLA offices.
For example the L at the start of a number plate stands for London.
However, where it gets confusing is that multiple letter can signify the same DVLA office.
It is not uncommon, however, for cars with similar letter sequences to be from the same manufacturer.
After these letters there are two numbers on the first half of the plate are the age identifier.
The current numberplate system was introduced in 2001 with the labelling of new cars starting at ’01’ in 2001 followed by ’52’ in the following September.
After 2010, however, the half year mark number was changed from five to six - for example November 2009 got 59 and November 2011 got 61.
Before this point licence plates used a single letter that represented the year it was registered in.
This system began in 1983 with the letter A and ended in August 2001 with ‘Y’.
More Britons are personalizing their car number plates than ever before, according to the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA). In the past year, the Treasury made a record total of £102 million — £15 million more than 2014-2015 from an estimated 335,000 registration plates purchased by drivers in the U.K.
The DVLA started selling personalised number plates in 1990, with just 77,745 purchased between 1995-96 — four times less than today. At present, the DVLA boasts 47 million plates on offer to drivers across the country, which can be bought online or at auctions.
The DVLA says almost 335,000 registrations were sold in the last year – more than four times the figure in the mid-Nineties.
A spokesman for the AA welcomed the news, saying: “It puts a smile on people’s faces and raises money for the exchequer – what’s there to complain about?
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