Are 3D and 4D number plates legal in the UK?


Although the rules around the legibility of number plates in the UK are quite strict, customised plates are still a common modification.
Do you have to change your name on your driving licence after getting married?

Driving licence name changes explained


Do you need to change the name on your driving licence after getting married?
New Green number plates for electric cars in UK

UK number plates explained


Number plates first became mandatory on cars in the UK in 1904 for most of the same reasons they’re still required today.
Are old-style paper driving licences still valid?

Are old-style paper driving licences still valid?


Old-style licences were replaced by photocards 23 years ago, but some people are still unsure whether or not their paper versions are legal.
DVLA encourages road users to regularly take the number plate eyesight test

Take number plate eyesight test, urges DVLA


The DVLA is encouraging more road users to regularly have their eyesight tested, as part of a new safety awareness campaign.
VAN 1TY: five-fold rise in personalised numberplates

How to add a private plate


There can be a lot of reasons why you might want to add a private plate to your car. Here we explain how you go about it.
Rear end car crash Skoda Fabia

Driving without car insurance is illegal in UK


Drivers often complain about high cost of car insurance but is essential to have if you want to legally drive a car in the UK.
How to avoid stress and keep calm in a driving test

Top 10 ways to combat driving test nerves


Driving tests are suspended at the moment but under normal circumstances, around 6,000 people take one each day. It's a nervy time.
Almost half of under-25s think driving should be on the school curriculum

Four in five Brits support additional driving test


The majority of British motorists are in favour of second practical tests to help improve driving standards, according to a new survey.
Banned 20 registration plates

EU prefix among the banned '20' plates


The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency has revealed the new ’20’ numberplates deemed too offensive or provocative for our roads.
More than one-in-20 drivers in Britain has points on their licence

UK drivers have 10.6m points on their licences


Many British motorists have at some point recently been busted for breaking traffic laws, according to analysis of driving licence data.
The Ford Focus was Britain's most-clamped car last year

Ford Focus was Britain's most untaxed in 2018


The Ford Focus was Britain's most frequently-clamped car for not having valid road tax in 2018, according to statistics released by the Driver an
Optometrists call for mandatory eye tests for drives every 10 years

Call for mandatory eye tests for drivers


The Association of Optometrists has called for drivers to take mandatory eye tests every 10 years to ensure they're fit to return to the road.