DVLA bans personalised number plates referencing Covid

The Driver and Vehicle Licencing Agency (DVLA) has moved to ban the availability of Covid-19-related personalised number plates over fears they could be deemed offensive. The government department has blocked the creation and sale of registrations with any coronavirus references, claiming they could cause offence, embarrassment and are in poor taste for those who have … Read more

‘Green’ number plates ‘can be illegally bought by petrol and diesel owners due to checks loophole’

‘Green’ number plates meant for electric vehicles ‘can be illegally bought by petrol and diesel owners for just £20 due to checks loophole’ Transport Secretary Grant Shapps launched green number plates late last year  The plates, on sale for under £20, give drivers free access to clean air zones But the AA has found major … Read more

First look at new Union Jack number plates as EU flag vanishes from UK cars

First look at new Union Jack number plates as EU flag vanishes from UK cars in the wake of Brexit European Union flags have been removed from new number plates and licences Transport Secretary Grant Schapps tweeted an image of new design for cars Makeover ‘signifies beginning of new chapter for the UK’, says the … Read more

Electric cars can display green number plates from next week

Electric cars can display green number plates from next week: Government incentive to promote battery cars starts on 8 December Number plates with green flash on left side can be used on new and existing EVs They will help authorities identify zero-emissions cars from petrols and diesels Councils could then put in place incentives, such … Read more

Moment burglars use stolen scooter with L plates to smash their way into beauty salon

Moped ram raid: Moment burglars use stolen scooter with L plates to smash their way into beauty salon A pair of burglars broke through the door on the stolen bike to snatch the till  They stole thousands of pounds worth of stock from Cut Thru Studios in Kent Footage shows man ramming bike against the … Read more

Pub bans Tory MPs for life while others are sent angry teddy bear messages and empty plates

A pub has banned Tory MPs for life while others have been sent angry teddy bear messages and empty plates for voting against the free school meal extension.  The Globe in Fishguard, Pembrokeshire, said Stephen Crabb and Simon Hart left them with ‘no option’ after they failed to back the Marcus Rashford scheme. Pictures also show … Read more

Tory MPs are inundated with teddy bears carrying angry messages and empty plates

Tory MPs have been inundated with teddy bears carrying angry messages and empty plates in protest after they voted against free school meals over the half term. Pictures show Darlington MP Peter Gibson’s office in County Durham flooded with soft toys following his vote against the measure on 21 October. Meanwhile, around 20 paper plates … Read more

Katie Price’s boyfriend Carl Woods drives Range Rover that’s untaxed and has incorrect number plates

Katie Price’s beau Carl Woods risked facing two separate £1,000 fines on Friday, when he was seen driving an untaxed Range Rover with incorrect number plates. The 42-year-old glamour model, who broke both of her ankles in July, was spotted in the passenger seat of the black vehicle as her partner, 31, got behind the … Read more

Mexican military seize cartel’s homemade TANK converted by covering pickup truck with steel plates

Mexican military seize drug cartel’s homemade TANK converted by covering pickup truck with bulletproof armor plates Mexico’s National Guard seized a pickup that had been converted into a tank The vehicle was found in Apatzingán, Michoacán, and reportedly belonged to Los Viagras, a self-defense group that transformed into a cartel The vehicle featured large sheets of … Read more

New 70 registration mark for arrives and debuts EV green number plates

September is a big month for car buyers. Not only does it see the emergence of some of the best deals of the year as dealers capitalise on interest in new motors, it also welcomes in the latest registration plate. And this year, it not only marks the debut of the 70 plate but also … Read more