News & Articles Caravan Man Owns Ronaldo Number Plate. But, "It's not for sale!" If Cristiano Ronaldo fancies brandishing the number plate CR 9 on one of his fancy cars, he may be in for a little disappointment. Another Prestige Private Plate Reserved for the "Popemobile" The Pope's new Mercedes M Class vehicle is to be adorned with a private reg on his UK visit. Diana Still Cherished The elusive 'Diana' number plate (D1 ANA) is to go under the hammer at a forthcoming auction. Huge Figures Spent Home and Away at Private Number Plate Auctions The cherished registration mark 7 T sold at auction for over £80,000. Number Plate '1 D' Rakes in a Mighty £352,000 Lebanese property developer Nabil Bishara has paid a record £352,000 for a UK private number plate as a birthday present for his wife. No Mr Bond, I Expect You to Buy Goldfinger's number plate - AU 1 - is to go under the hammer at a car and number plate auction next month. Can A Car Fail An MOT On A Number Plate? Can you legally modify your number plates by applying a coating or buy tinted plates to 'dim' the appearance of the registration on your vehicle? Are Tinted Number Plates Legal? Can you legally modify your number plates by applying a coating or buy tinted plates to 'dim' the appearance of the registration on your vehicle? How To Read UK Number Plates The are several formats of number plate in the UK, here's how to identify and read them. Old Style Number Plates Old black and silver/white number plates, manufactured from aluminium, are OK for display on UK vehicles registered before 1980. How To Remove A Number Plate If you've purchased a private registration and are at the stage of attaching number plates to your vehicle, you'll first need to remove the number plates currently on there. How To Assign A Number Plate If you have a registration mark on a certificate, what steps do you need to take to assign it to a vehicle?