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Blog Archive for October 2014

By Peter Jepson
30/10/2014

It is a scary time to be an older driver in the UK. The Driver and Vehicle Licencing Agency are doing all they can to reduce costs and put all their services online. Their latest changes saw the authority do-away with paper tax discs, which...

By Peter Jepson
27/10/2014

Police in Scotland have suggested that “unfit” drivers should have their licences taken away. 'A lot of people killed on our roads are down to driver error or unfitness to drive. This may be down to medical issues,' explained...

By Peter Jepson
23/10/2014

Former The Only Way is Essex favourite, Amy Childs, rolled her Range Rover, which sported a private number plate worth £80,000. Childs lost control of the vehicle after being overtaken by boy racers, but luckily escaped with just...

By Peter Jepson
21/10/2014

Cyclists get a lot of hate from motorists in Britain and Sussex Police Commissioner, Katy Bourne, has added fuel to the fire by suggesting that cyclists should be made to display number plates. She has been met with a lot of opposition though, with many people opposed to the idea. National Numbers addresses the entire issue, taking into account the positives and negatives of the idea and how it could be enforced.

By Peter Jepson
21/10/2014

Defunct paper tax discs are selling for thousands on various internet auction sites. The value of physical tax discs has grown immensely amongst collectors since the DVLA stopping issuing new ones on October...

By Peter Jepson
20/10/2014

Websites charging for free DVLA services must be better addressed, the Transport Committee's latest report details. "Copycat" websites mimic the appearance of other Government pages and mislead the public into...

By Peter Jepson
17/10/2014

Untaxed foreign vehicles could be seized following plans revealed by Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin. 'These vehicles are a danger on our roads,' said Patrick McLoughlin, 'We will use all of the information available to us to...

By Peter Jepson
15/10/2014

If you have taxed since October 1st you will have noticed something different in how the DVLA issue tax discs to you. In fact it is very different, because they don’t issue a tax disc at all any more. You still have to tax your vehicle but...

By Peter Jepson
10/10/2014

The Top Gear crew and hosts were chased out of Argentina following controversial number plates that allegedly mocked the Falklands War. The number plate in question was H982 FKL, which was displayed on host Jeremy Clarkson’s...

By Peter Jepson
09/10/2014

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