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Car number plates should: be made of a reflective material, display black letters on a white background (front plate) and display black characters on a yellow background (rear plate). Failure to display licence plates correctly can result in up to a £1000 fine, and your vehicle will fail its MOT test.

Source: Displaying number plates @ Gov.UK

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