DVLA hand written log book

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  1. Road Runner

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    At Swansea and no log book yet for my foreign trip, they insist if mine has not arrived nearer xmas they will hand write me one that is acceptable all over the world.

    I am worried, should I be?
     
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  2. Jim

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    very
     
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    The chances of driving out of Swansea are nill. Have you counted your wheels ?
     
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    That is not nice !!!!




    The DVLA will only keep the log bog / your licence / tax disk then deny that you have ever been there and say it must have been Johns error for asking them in the first place

    :Rofl1:
     
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    I was robbed near Swansea !
     
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    IF the log book had been for a sheep you would have got it there and then :Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    Tend to agree, too easy to deny all knowledge.
     
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    Perhaps the bloke that sold it hasn't sent his bit off?
     
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    John..

    if it don't come I'll write you one .. that's what mates are for :Laughing:

    or contact Peter.. he has some dodgy friends in the motor trade ... :Rofl1:
     
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    hello roadrunner have used a hand writn logbook twice from the DVLA to drive to spain in a subaru ?? and was pulled by the police and it was all fine ? when they say handwritn it is a very official looking document dosnt look like it has been writn ??? dnt worry they are ok thanks dogmanlpool (keith):thumb:
     
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  11. Road Runner

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    No its got confusing with private number transfer.

    What I will say is if it was down to the DVLA counter girls I would have it all there and then.........

    I am not going to worry myself about it, those day's are gone hopefully:Wink:

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    Excellent just what I wanted to hear:thumb:
     
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    They really don't know their a**e from their elbow,12 months after I sold my van they sent me a new logbook!
    Apparently they have changed the style.
     
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    This is what i will need and DVLA happy to issue one FOC if my V5 does not arrive in time


    From DVLA
    Now will Morocco understand one?
     
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    john they really dont care or know what they should look like . there was talk that the last blue logbook was to fit inline with europe .it looked nothing like an eu log book. the new red one is even further away. i have taken things in using the very old log books . never had a problem. its like green cards some are white . but you never get the same colour even if there are 10 of you they are all different . should have just kept the old one and made your own with your name and address on. then sent off for new one.
    but dont worry get the written one all will be ok.
    again green cards can be hand written or printed depends how or who is supplying.
    all a joke ,really is.
     
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    Thanxs bigtime Alan:thumb:

     
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    I had this problem a week before we went to France this year.
    Swansea hadnt sent the log book in time.
    I rang them, to be told they'd sent it but spelt my name wrong. However, no problem, if I amended it and returned it to them, they would send out a correct one within 4 working weeks.
    I went to the Vehicle Registration Office in Lincoln with a commercial invoice for the van along with MOT cert, Insurance, etc, just in case.
    For very few Earth Quids they wrote me a temporary Reg Document, which is acceptable anywhere.
    It's a proper document.
    Why do we need the inefficiency of Swansea? Local VROs are far more helpful.
     
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    i think swansea is johns local office. glad i live miles away . i use our local office find them very helpfull. cant praise them enough. mind i also deal alot with swansea they can get it together and could easily get it done by friday if they wanted to.
    i have had our local office send their vehicle inspector here on a saturday. new log book arrived the following wednesday morning . that was for change of vehicle to m,caravan . but shows they can get it sorted quickly. its a shamewe sometimes after kick their asses to get it right most of the time . but local is best. support your local office.
     
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  18. Road Runner

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    Got a number system there and if you get the right girl your sorted.........:Smile:

    next day get another and DIM is not the word........:RollEyes:
     
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    I would have done exactly the same as you to make sure I had a Reg Doc before travelling . It might only have been a few quid at the local VRO for the temp doc , but why should customers have to pay for the incompetence at Swansea ? Like in your case it was them who got the details wrong , not you ?
     
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    dont worry John, i doubt it will be written by some geezer with a biro.

    it will be a type-written document.......you do remember typewriters dont you ? :Laughing:
     
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