Green number plates for electric cars could be a security risk


A UK security watchdog has suggested plans to introduce green number plates for electric cars could make them more enticing to criminals.
Green number plates for electric cars are only a short term solution, says RAC

RAC 'not impressed' by green plates plan


According to an RAC spokesperson, authorities may have to pull the plug on green number plates "pretty much as soon as they bring them in".
Businessman faked accident to buy valuable private number plate

Businessman faked accident to buy car number plate


The director of an accident claims firm has been convicted for reporting a fake crash to the government’s licensing agency in order to trace the...
Where can I find the custom numberplate I want?

Where can I find the custom numberplate I want?


Q. I would like to acquire a very specific numberplate but I can't find it at present
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Letters of the week, May 3


This week: Vexed by Veyron, spare wheels roll on, appreciating personalised 'plates, Thunderbirds blunder, digital deductions, a 422mph speeding ticket...
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Letters of the week, April 26


This week: more on spare wheels, self-parking car queries, nice guys with personalised number plates and more.
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Points: Letters of the week, April 19


This week: Mazda MX-5 spare wheel conundrum, personalised 'plate chat continues, Guy Martin feedback and traffic light mastery.
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News: Almost 40% of motorists still displaying tax...


More than two months after paper tax discs were rendered obsolete, two out of five drivers are still displaying it in their cars.
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News: New registrations surge 6.6% in July as driver...


The new car market continued its turbocharged trajectory in July with registrations up 6.6% to 172,907. The result led the industry to revise its...