Between 2009 and 2018 when he semi-retired, Graham Shelton of Spanish Number Plates wrote a fortnightly column for the Costa News Group which covers most of the towns and cities of the Mediterranean coastline. Many of these are included in this section of posts having been updated in April 2020. Some cannot be included now because the rules and regulations are constantly changing.

Although this information is correct as of this date, if you are unsure about what has been said, especially if this contradicts other information that you have been given, please don’t hesitate to get in touch

The ones in the “archived files” section are old and out of date, but are shown for historical reasons.

Bikes and towbars

There are few things that the bar room layers are correct over but one thing they mostly get right is the issue of towbars and the potential problems with them when re-registering cars. Problems can arise with any aftermarket equipment when re-registering and as towbars are the most common after-market fit it is why they […]

Biker Buddies

Last week I was at the ITV station with a long standing client, a Harley-Davidson fanatic who often goes out with other Harley riders making a lot of beautiful noise I mentioned that I had just read an article about a Vespa scooter club that had recently had a quieter excursion on their chosen machines. […]

Bikers Gassed

Many of us who have any dealing with the Spanish political system or authorities will know that joined up thinking is an alien concept as they all seem to operate in the own bubble. Not only does the left hand appear not to know what the right hand is doing, but is seemingly unaware of […]

What a gas!

We know that we live in tough times and the taxman is doing everything to get his hands on what money we have left, but something smells In Spain (and some other EU countries) registration tax is levied on most vehicles whether new or being imported. The tax used to be based upon the vehicle’s […]

Two wheel joy

From the time as a 14 year old when I used to sneak out in the evening on my step dad’s Raleigh Runabout I have had an interest in riding on two wheels. My parents would be out at the time, but I bet dad was worried about his fuel consumption! At 16 came graduation […]

Mods, Rockers and Harleys

During the 1960’s whilst in my last years of school, I habitually wore a Ben Sherman shirt, Wrangler jeans and the obligatory very short hair. I was, along with my contemporaries, a “Mod”. Of course we all had scooters; mine was a Lambretta as I was never a great fan of Vespas which seemed too […]

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