Car owners in the UK change their number plates for various reasons. Most people do it to have a more personalised number, while unscrupulous folks do it to conceal a vehicle’s identity. Therefore, it is always wise to run a car reg check to uncover the history of plate change and double-check it with the seller. While a free reg check provides you with the necessary info about a vehicle, the number plate check is part of a premium service.
According to a study, one in three cars inspected in the UK has some kind of hidden history. While we have mentioned this statistic many times before, we cannot emphasize enough on its importance. The question is, how can you avoid buying a car that has a dark history? The only way to save yourself from this costly mistake is taking the Car Registration Check.
The occurrence of cloned number plates is rising in the UK every year. In 2018, Express.co.uk reported that car cloning cases increased by 50% in a year. A year earlier, UK police said that the number-plate crimes rose by 18% between 2016 and 2017. The data shows the gravity of the situation and our vulnerability to offenders. Any of us could be next, so what should you do if your car is cloned? This free guide by Car Analytics will answer all queries. Let us first know:
Buying a motorbike is not very different from buying a car; the purchasing process requires the same kind of care and diligence. According to a report, 1 in 5 motorcycles in the UK has some sort of hidden history. It means it may have outstanding finance, stolen/damaged past, or secret identity. We are sure you do not want to buy a motorcycle that is stolen or has a hidden history. So, what should you do? Take a free motorbike check today!
The V5C vehicle registration certificate, also known as logbook or V5 form, is a document released by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) to the registered keeper of a car. It contains the proof of ownership and the particular information of a vehicle, such as the date of first registration, the previous registered keeper, and the car model, tax class, engine size, VIN/Chassis/Frame number, and the colour. V5C logbook is used to notify the DVLA about the change of ownership, an alteration of name and address, or after the car customization, scrapped, or written-off.