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post #6 of (permalink) Old 1st February 2007
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[quote=coupe;133379]So nice of the DVLA to prove for me why buying your tax online is unreliable.

Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency

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Urgent information

Due to a technical error, a number of tax discs ordered on Wednesday 24th January 2007 were delayed in dispatch. The error has been rectified, and all affected tax discs have been despatched, and should be received no later than 1st February 2007. Despite the delay, all vehicles affected will be registered as taxed on the DVLA system from the date of renewal.

I had a call back from the DVLA as I enquired as to why online buyers weren't informed of this on the website, and they say that as a fixed penalty for not displaying your tax is a "Police offence",

If its registered as taxed on the puter then that should be the end of it.Most coppers wouldnt even bother reporting it if you explained the situation

This just shows that not all online purchases are not always as good as walking into a shop and getting the product /item in your hand

Also this is one up for the good old fashioned Post Office

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She just tells me what colour :D
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