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Why don't the DVSA do anything about cars with foreign number plates. I was told by the DVSA that it was down to the owner to register the car in the UK after 9 months?
I plan to drive to/from Albania via Montenegro, Macedonia, Kosovo, Herzegovina/Bosnia, Serbia - not necessarily in that order because of boarder crossing restrictions between Serbia/Kosova. My fully-comprehensive...
What are the rules for using foreign cars in the UK? A car owned by a European family now living near me shows a foreign number plate and has done so for at least five years. Will their car be subject...
Recently I was caught by a speed camera in Switzerland whilst driving a German hire car. The Swiss police tracked me through the hire company and sent me a ticket demanding 100 euro fine. I learnt that...
Yesterday whilst stationary, waiting to join ferry at Dover my 3 month old Ford C-MAX was hit by a Polish lorry which seriously damaged and ripped the whole near side, including the wheels. As the damage...
We are moving to New Zealand. Most used cars there are imported with low mileage from Japan. Can you please recommend a used, reliable 5 door automatic with cruise control and high entry seating. Our...
I got stopped in the week by a police ANPR patrol. It turned out some idiot at my garage had missed one digit when he replaced a cracked rear number plate. The police soon cleared matters up. While I was...
I read recently of some drivers having difficulty in getting temporary car insurance cover for family members visiting from overseas. As my own insurer would not even discuss my requirements outside 30...
Regarding the matter of a UK resident driving a foreign registered car, previously deemed illegal by the DVLA, I received last week a letter from DVLA. Amongst other comments the letter states that 'In...
 

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