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I recently bought a high end car with an attractive (read expensive) registration number. We came to a price for the car (no mention was made about the plate) and the registration documents have come through...
I received a letter from the DVLA stating my car was untaxed on the 19/05/15. On the 15/04/15 I set up my car tax online and have got two confirmation emails stating it has been set up, as well as setting...
Dear HJ and experts, I traded a car on the 6th June this year and sent off the V5C/3 shortly after. Four weeks passed so I sent a letter to DVLA and finally received a V5C for the car I bought. Today,...
My son sold a motorbike back in the spring. Nothing wrong with the deal. He sent the relevant bits off to the DVLA next day. Now, six months later, the DVLA said he would be responsible for any fines etc...
In your October 12 column you responded to a query about a car scraped while parked on private land. You recommended that the owner should ask the DVLA for the other car keeper’s details. I found myself...
I am in dispute with the DVLA over a tax disc refund. I recently traded in my old car for a new one, but retained the 11 month tax disc. However, the dealer sold and taxed my old car within days of the...
The DVLA has three functions: driver licensing, vehicle licensing and collecting VED. I assume that the driver licensing function is self-financing from the fees charged for new licences, changes of names/addresses,...
I have received a letter from the DVLA saying I wasn't insured on 10 July this year. I believe this is not true as I was on a garage policy for my car and many others. However, despite repeating this...
My car was scraped by a careless driver in a car park. He got out for a look and then drove off. A public-spirited witness left me a note of his registration, which I reported to the police. They said...
I’m the first to admit my own stupid fault but my photo licence was up for renewal, so I typed that into Google and the first website listed deals. It was orange, like .gov.uk sites, and I went straight...
 

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