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Advertising Standards Authority

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) regulates the content of advertisements, sales promotions and direct marketing in the UK.

Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice helps people to resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free information and advice across the UK.

Trading Standards

Trading Standards Central provides a wealth of information for consumers and businesses. contains a wealth of information for motorists, covering everything from driver licensing to road safety and advice on owning a vehicle.

Driver Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA)

Information on all vehicle and driving documentation, including driver licences and new vehicle registration.

No more vehicle tax discs

From 1 October 2014, the paper tax disc will no longer need to be displayed on a vehicle windscreen.

You can apply online to tax your vehicle using your 16 digit reference number from your vehicle tax renewal reminder (V11) or 11 digit reference number from your log book (V5C)

To drive or keep a vehicle on the road you will still need to get vehicle tax and DVLA will still send you a renewal reminder when your vehicle tax is due to expire. This applies to all types of vehicles.

You can check the tax status of any vehicle online. This can also be used for rental vehicles.

Read DVLA's full press release on GOV.UK

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Auto Express &

Everything you need to know when buying a new or used car.

Motor Industry Facts provides a truthful insight into the UK automotive sector.

Vehicle Certification Agency

Information on how to import a car to the UK and information for buyers of new and used cars about how they can reduce the impact of their vehicle on the environment.

Vehicle & Operator Services Agency (VOSA)

For information regarding vehicle safety recalls and the MOT test.

The AA

Looking after the interests of its members as motorists has been at the heart of the AA since it was founded in 1905.


Check your recall status of your vehicle online.

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