Things To Look Out For When Buying Showplates In UK

By | May 11th, 2015|Show Plates|

Some hard-core car enthusiasts in the UK like to distinguish themselves from millions of their counterparts by having their cars outfitted with creatively designed plates, otherwise known as showplates. Although show plates are personalised plates, but they are not to be confused with personalised plates sold by the government, which can be used legally on [...]

3 Ways To Find Cheap Car Number Plates

By | May 4th, 2015|Show Plates|

They might seem like a generic combination of letters and numbers, but your car number plate includes useful information that is unique to your vehicle. If you are on a tight budget, here are some money-saving tips when looking for cheap car number plates. When searching for cheap number plates, you will need to take [...]

The Options When Buying Number Plates Online

By | April 27th, 2015|Show Plates|

If you’re thinking about buying number plates online, there are two main options you need to consider. If you are looking for a new number showplates, perhaps a personalised option, then you may wish to look for existing plates through online forums or auction sites. Alternatively, you may be looking to design your own number [...]

How To Buy Number Plates In The UK

By | April 27th, 2015|Show Plates|

It may be difficult to buy number plates for a new car, because of the complexity and sometimes bureaucracy that one has to undergo. In the UK however the situation has been eased up due to the development of online access to number plates. The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority is the body charged with [...]


By | April 18th, 2015|DVLA, Show Plates|

Even though electric cars are often dismissed as an inferior method of transport, a genuine alternative to petrol-powered vehicles will eventually be required. While manufacturers are still prioritising the design and development of mainstream models, more and more electric vehicles are starting to attract attention. In fact, over the past decade or so, an increasing [...]


By | April 18th, 2015|DVLA, Show Plates|

Around fifty years ago, the United Kingdom was one of the largest vehicle manufacturers and exporters in the world. However, over the next few decades, the industry went into decline as competitor nations including France, Germany and Japan started to produce cheaper, more reliable and ultimately better cars. The majority of British car marques, which [...]


By | April 18th, 2015|Show Plates|

Adding a personalized number plate to your car is just one of many ways to make your car your own. However, it is important to remember that the majority of showplates will not be road legal, and that there are guidelines to follow should you wish to use your new number plate on the road. [...]

Know What You Need For Road Legal Cheap Number Plates

By | April 18th, 2015|Show Plates|

In the world of motoring today few things matter more than safety and being identifiable; your vehicle has to be up to health and safety standards and the number plates must be easy to read and identify. If your showplates need replacing then it's best to do so promptly. The kind of damage that may [...]

Use A Number Plate Maker For Custom Number Plates

By | April 18th, 2015|Show Plates|

If you are considering choosing a number plate maker you need to ensure that your choice has the best skills. You should select someone who preferably has several years of experience in manufacturing showplates. For the best plates, your manufacturer must have the hardware and knowledge that can produce plates of the best quality that [...]

When Do Replacement Number Plates Become An Enforced Option?

By | April 18th, 2015|Show Plates|

So when exactly do you get to the point where replacement number plates are your only option? If you thought that it was only when you felt like trying to be trendy in some way, then you are wrong. Instead, there are some legal issues involved here and understanding when they apply to you can [...]