DVLA bans over 300 potentially offensive licence plates – BBC News

Posted August 25th, 2017 in Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency, freedom of information, news by sally

‘More than 300 vehicle licence plates have been banned from use when the 67 registrations are released on 1 September.’

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BBC News, 25th August 2017

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Driver jailed over Poppy-Arabella Clarke crossing death – BBC News

‘A pensioner who killed a three-year-old girl weeks after being told to stop driving because of poor eyesight has been jailed for four years.’

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BBC News, 20th March 2017

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Tax disc changes: Expert calls on Government to help drivers avoid being caught out by new car sale rules – The Independent

Posted April 15th, 2015 in Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency, fines, news, taxation by sally

‘A car expert has urged the Government to do more to raise awareness of new car tax disc rules, as thousands of drivers have been fined or had their cars towed for buying uninsured vehicles.’

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The Independent, 14th April 2015

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DVLA suffers High Court defeat for revoking elderly woman’s licence based on ‘age alone’ – Daily Telegraph

‘A 78-year-old woman who caused a three car pile-up has won the right to drive again, as judge rules that medical checks as well as on-road appraisals are necessary.’

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Daily Telegraph, 20th January 2015

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How October 1 will change your life – Daily Telegraph

‘As a number of new laws come into effect this week, we take a look at how your life will be affected.’

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Daily Telegraph, 1st October 2014

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Drivers ‘not adequately warned’ over end of tax discs – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 27th, 2014 in Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency, news, road traffic, taxation by sally

‘Thousands of drivers are at risk of fines because they have had insufficient warning about the abolition of tax discs by the Government, motoring experts said last night.’

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Daily Telegraph, 27th August 2014

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Google trying to evade UK privacy laws, campaigners claim – The Guardian

Privacy campaigners have condemned Google for responding to British users’ claims that it had illicitly tracked their web browsing by claiming that UK laws do not apply to it.

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The Guardian, 19th August 2013

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Police get new powers to withdraw licences from short-sighted drivers – Daily Telegraph

“Short-sighted motorists involved in accidents or caught driving dangerously will
have their licences revoked within hours to prevent their posing a risk to other
road users.”

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Daily Telegraph, 31st January 2013

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Four in 10 bikers dodge road tax – BBC News

“The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency risks becoming ‘a complete laughing stock’ after it emerged nearly 40% of motorbikes were untaxed, MPs have said.”

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BBC News, 22nd January 2008

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Privacy guidance explains when DVLA can share car owner’s details – OUT-LAW.com

“The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) may pass on individuals’ personal details if there is good reason, such as the prevention or detection of crime, according to guidance published today by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).”

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OUT-LAW.com, 4th September 2007

Source: www.out-law.com