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Sir Geoff Hurst - celebrated World Cup hat-trick hero - is selling his personalised registration WC66 ENG.

By Noelle Darwent
08/03/2017

What is a number plate light? The number plate light is a small fixture to the back of your vehicle that shines light onto the rear number plate. Due to the plate’s reflective properly it is illuminated by the light, allowing other...

By Peter Jepson
04/01/2016

Buying Road Legal Number Plates For a number plate to be legal it must meet the requirements as detailed in The Road Vehicles (Display of Registration Marks) Regulations 2001 legislature. This standard must be met if you are using the plate...

By Peter Jepson
29/12/2015

The current style of registration requires a bi-yearly release of a new number plate. In September 2001 this started when the 51 registrations were released (e.g. XX51 XXX). Since then a new number plate has been released every six months...

By Peter Jepson
28/12/2015

At National Numbers we use Jepson’s & Co Ltd to supply our customers with a quality set of number plates. One of the most common questions we get from customers is how to actually attach these number plates to their vehicle. There...

By Peter Jepson
23/12/2015

How To Spot Illegal Number Plates If you’ve been supplied with a set of number plates that you suspect to be illegal or if you’re currently driving on number plates you are not sure on then you need to do something about it. Fines...

By Peter Jepson
22/12/2015

In our personal experience one of the biggest barriers to buying a personal number plate is a lack of understanding in what they are and how they work. You can literally write a book trying to answer this question – in fact a few people...

By Peter Jepson
21/12/2015

How To Change A Number Plate: A Step-By-Step Guide Many people we speak to like the idea of swapping there generic number plate with a personalised one, but have no idea how to go about it. See below for a complete step-by-step guide to find,...

By Peter Jepson
20/12/2015

Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) is a technology that reads and records number plates. ANPR has become very important in law enforcement, as well as with other agencies, so you should know exactly how it is used. How does...

By Peter Jepson
18/12/2015

If you are buying or have bought a number plate you might have noticed you have the option to customise the plates with two-tone lettering – creating a 3D effect. It looks a bit different to the usual matte black letters, so is certainly...

By Peter Jepson
17/12/2015

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