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As more and more motorists develop a deep personal and emotional attachment to their car or motorcycle, the desire to buy a private or personalised number plate has never so popular.

By Mel Butler

With car related crime on the increase from cloning registrations plates to more hi-tech illegal actives such as theft of vehicles with keyless entry systems, internet-based opportunists are out there too ready to prey upon vulnerable motorists.

By Mel Butler

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

By Noelle Darwent

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

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

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

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

How to check if your number plate is illegal and what to do

By Peter Jepson

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

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

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