Number plate modifications: Drivers warned no UK sticker could lead to ‘refusal on entry’

The modifications are being launched on Tuesday, September 28, and would require drivers to make modifications to their quantity plate. Prior to Brexit, British quantity plates featured a circle of EU stars with the letters “GB” beneath.

A Halfords spokesperson stated: “From 28th September, British motorists travelling abroad will be legally required to display a UK sticker on their vehicle, in place of the old GB one.

“Failure to adhere to the new regulations may lead to refusal on entry and holidays ruined.

“On hand to help ahead of the change come into force, Halfords are selling magnetic and non-magnetic stickers for £3.99 in-store and online.”

According to the Stoke Sentinel, drivers will want to show a UK sticker clearly on the rear of their automobile.

This will probably be dependent on whether or not the quantity plate has a GB identifier with the Union Jack, a Euro image or a nationwide flag of England, Scotland and Wales.

Drivers might also want to show a UK sticker if their quantity plate has numbers and letters solely – with no flags or identifiers.

When driving in Spain, Cyprus or Malta, drivers should show a UK sticker no matter what’s on the quantity plate.

This is only one of many quantity plate modifications which have occurred this year, with the principle change being to the plate itself.

The outdated model – ‘BS145d’ – has been changed by a studier, extra resilient ‘BS145e’.

The up to date licence plates will probably be in a position to deal with extra harm, bending, abrasion, influence and thermal change.

They are additionally extra useful for the police, as they present up extra clearly on quantity plate recognition (ANPR) cameras.

Additional modifications embrace a ban on two tone quantity plates, with solely stable black digits being allowed.

All plates will even have to present the suppliers business identify and postcode within the backside centre of the automobile registration plate.

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