Potential Ban Update

Our last News Article on the possible ban of vintage and classic cars in the big cities seems to have stirred up a hornets’ nest, prompting Classic Car weekly to announce the proposed ban on its front page and a much longer article on page 2. Likewise Classic Car Buyer has similarly picked up the story and run with it. Their report is virtually a...

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Wedding Cars face another ban proposal

. ADVANCE WARNING Many of you have heard about the early stages of a proposal by Transport for London (Tfl) to introduce an 'Ultra Low Emission Zone' (ULEZ) in London to meet pollution criteria. At present Tfl are talking to stakeholders about the proposal and hope to start a full consultation with all stakeholders and the general public later this...

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CCTV Private Members Bill Fails??

.CCTV in some wedding cars The Private Members Bill (PMB) presented to Parliament that would force all private hire and taxi's to install CCTV in their vehicles seems to have failed to gain a second reading. The list of the recently published twenty members of parliament who's PMB's are up for a second reading does not include the conservativ...

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More changes to the tax disc

. VEHICLE EXCISE DUTY – ADMINISTRATIVE CHANGES The draft Finance Act 2014 has buried in it the proposal to disallow the transfer of the tax disc to a new purchaser. This along with the proposal to stop issuing 'Tax Discs' could cause problems to any member buying or selling a wedding car along with any other car. The big problem will be that the...

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CCTV in wedding cars

There is a possibility that some wedding cars will be forced to fit CCTV Recently a Private Members Bill (PMB) under the ten minute rule was introduced in the chamber of the House of Commons on 29th October and will I believe now have a second reading on 24th January. Basically the bill will force all private hire and taxi vehicle to have CCTV in...

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The Annual General Meeting 2013

The ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the NAWCP The meeting will be held at 1100 on 1st December 2013 at:Hansom HallWellington StreetLeicesterLE1 6HL   The AGM will be open to anyone connected with the hiring of wedding cars but only registered members of the National Association of Wedding Car Professionals will have the right to vote on any resolution...

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Why Peter James Insurance for wedding cars?

Many of you have asked why we picked Peter James Insurance as our partners. Firstly because Peter James has probably more experience in the wedding car insurance business than anyone else having been involved for over 35years, after all he was the founder of Footman James and before that Bain Clarksons, both highly successful businesses that attrac...

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Ethanol in fuel — Our submission to the Dft and their response

Below is the covering letter from the NAWCP to the Department for Transport. This is followed by our submission and finally the emailed response from the DfT  ●  ●  ●  ●  ●  ●  ●  ●  ●  ●  ●  ●  From:  The National Association of Wedding Car Professionals (NAWCP)1 West FryerneYateleyHampshireGU46 7S...

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Tyres for the Wedding Car Hire Industry

ANOTHER GREAT OFFER TO OUR REGISTERED MEMBERS We are pleased to announce North Hants Tyres are now prepared to offer our registered members a great deal on tyres. They are already a very large discount supplier and will be offering all members an additional 15% discount making the purchase price the same as they charge the tyre dealers. They suppl...

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Update to the EU Poposed Road Worthiness Test

There has been an update to the EU proposed road worthiness test definition of a historic vehicle which goes some way to allaying the fears of most of our members. (we published details back in January) At a meeting of the EU the definition was revised to read: Vehicle of Historic Interest means any vehicle which is considered to be historic by th...

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