Useful Information and Further Links

RMI – Retail Motor Industry Federation

The Retail Motor Industry Federation  is a trade body, representing and servicing businesses concerned with providing motor industry products and services. Motoring

Government website offering advice about public services across England and Wales with a large section dedicated to motoring.


The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) maintains records of licensed drivers and registered vehicles for the Department of Transport.

Vehicle Safe Trading Advisory Group

The Vehicle Safe Trading Advisory Group, VSTAG, is an industry forum created to combat vehicle-related fraud.


HPI provides private car buyers, car dealers, finance houses, and the insurance industry with access to information on all UK registered vehicles. Using HPI ensures that vehicles are legal and will really belong to the people who buy them.

BIBA: British Insurance Brokers’ Association

The (BIBA) is the UK ‘s leading general insurance organisation representing the interests of insurance brokers, intermediaries and their customers. Buyer Beware

Tips on how to stay safe from fraud when buying a car, including an interactive guide to the Vehicle Registration Certificate (V5C).

The AA: Automobile Association

The AA provides services to motorists: motoring advice, car insurance, route planning and breakdown cover.

RAC – The Driving People

Ever since its foundation in 1897, RAC has been consistently at the forefront in developing motoring services