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Old 31 October 2013, 11:45   #1
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No plate size

Can I put a motorbike size plate on my boat trailer.
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Old 31 October 2013, 12:35   #2
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Can I put a motorbike size plate on my boat trailer.
Yes, but I wouldn't, specially if you are thinking of towing it down the A55
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Not legally, the letters are 15mm shorter on a motorbike - Having said that, I rented a trailer and went to put my plate on it only to see that some bloke had just put my reg on with big black pen, big company too.
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Yes, but I wouldn't, specially if you are thinking of towing it down the A55
Are they like mustard on there then Chris
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oh yes but like everything else plenty of people get away with it, till it all goes wrong!
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oh yes but like everything else plenty of people get away with it, till it all goes wrong!
Unless your a taxi driver?
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I generally find that most 'officers of the law' tend to go by the look of trailers !! If it looks right they generally leave you alone especially if you're driving sensibly.... Get caught speeding down the outside lane of the motorway expect to find all your offences coming to light no matter how insignificant !!
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Technically, I believe the number plate on the trailer is supposed to be the same shape as the one on the car. No idea why but I'm pretty sure thats what the law says. So if you want a square bike plate then your car should match...




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Old 31 October 2013, 19:20   #9
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That's a burger I use 2 cars 1 has the oblong and 1 the square plate. Will just get the normal size square when I do the job.
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Technically, I believe the number plate on the trailer is supposed to be the same shape as the one on the car. No idea why but I'm pretty sure thats what the law says. So if you want a square bike plate then your car should match...




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I believe you've just broken Poly's Law...

if you are going to make claims like that you'd better be able to quote the legislation involved otherwise it is Internet Baloney
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