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Information You Can Use, When You Need It
This website provides helpful and convenient information regarding United Kingdom driving licence, vehicles, MOT, SORN and tax disc including advice on the following:

  • Change of address of UK driving licence
  • Renewals of UK driving licence
  • Lost or stolen of UK driving licence
  • Learner and new driver information
  • Register a vehicle
  • Who to notify when you buy or sell a vehicle
  • Making changes to your registration
  • Taxing your vehicle
  • MOT Certificates
  • SORN a vehicle
  • Locations and Hours

We offer a call connection service, which means you are dialling one of our 09 phone numbers that will appear on your bill, and not the number of the government organisation. This number connects you through to the government department you wish to speak to.

If you find yourself in a queue or disconnected for any reason please call back on the number announced on your call. Alternatively, the contact number can be found on the required organisations website. We are not associated, nor affiliated with any government organisation, but act simply as a cost effective information assistance service.

If you need to apply for, renew or replace a licence, or have any other vehicle enquiry, you may also contact Drivers' Customer Services, Correspondence Team, DVLA, SA6 7JL or the Vehicle Customer Services, DVLA, SA99 1AR. You also may be able to use the vehicle and licensing services at a Post Office®.

Understanding the changes in the automotive world is important for all drivers. Automobile news can impact your immediate driving decisions; and long-term changes, such as new legislation that deals with cars or drivers, may require a change in your driving habits.





Find the Latest Automotive News

Whether it be a change in the DVLA powers to track down road tax dodgers, a mandatory recall , the launch of a new car model, or a hike in petrol prices, you need to keep informed on the latest automotive news.

We recommend these great sites for automotive news. They are updated daily, so you can get the most up-to-date information before you hit the road. Most are focused on the UK but occasionally you'll find a site that focuses on North America.

Parker's has been researching the vehicle market since 1972. In that time they have provided millions of car buyers with independent and accurate information on prices and specification. They collect data from dealers, auctions and private sales to present the definitive picture of the true selling price of vehicles. They monitor 1.5 million vehicle sales every year to ensure the information they provide is representative and as up-to-date as possible. You can even get the skinny on the cheapest petrol prices.

The Auto Channel provides daily reports on all things related to vehicles. It offers reviews of new cars and features, pricing information, and announcements from the top auto manufacturers. it focuses mostly on North American Market.

Yahoo has great automobile portal for the UK and Ireland. With reviews, forums, news and even section for those interested in green car topics.

If you are looking fro a little flash with your auto information then Auto Express is a good place to check out.