DVLA’s 3. Rules and Regulations Pertaining to Vehicle Number Plates in UK

Displaying number plates on vehicles has been a legal requirement since the passing of the 1903 Motor Car Act. Presently, the Road Vehicles (Display of Registration Marks) Regulations 2001, passed on 1 September 2001, governs the specifications of road-legal number plates in the United Kingdom. The specifications, as set out in the regulations, are: