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  • Number of vintage cars in the Netherlands continues to rise Peugeot

    The number of vintage cars in the Netherlands continues to rise

    The popularity of and the number of old-timers in the Netherlands continues to increase. Oldtimers in the Netherlands are officially cars of 40 years and older that are exempt from road tax. But the RDW and CBS also take into account in their figures cars from the age of 30 that are still subject to road tax. At European level More

  • RDW

    RDW: Rules are rules

    After his retirement, a loyal AMK reader had the time to make his dream come true: He was going to restore a 2CV. That process started a few years ago, when old ducks changed hands for little. And it ended for the time being at the RDW. A Retirement Project The car our reader found was More

  • Diesel

    Diesel out the door

    Diesel is nowadays suspicious, even objectionable. The particulate matter from diesel engines is a threat to just about everything. No particle filter or shabby electronics will help with that. By reasoning clearly, administrators and the government have made this clear. We classic enthusiasts are also saddled with that realization. And soon we can't go anywhere, drive or be like More

  • License plates, the RDW and the Coop ...

    License plates, the RDW and the Coop…

    License plates and the Coop… And of course at the other postal agencies. Not a bad word about the supermarket staff that the RDW services have been put in the shoes. But it remains. The license plate blues This morning it took three people to…. Qualifying a license plate as 'not transferable'. The problem was More

  • Welding a frame, is that allowed?

    Welding a frame, is that allowed?

    Welding a frame, is that allowed? Well, not actually no. But it is done quite often. Anyway. Think of the now highly popular cafe racers. And if it is done neatly and technically correctly? Then you will actually have no problems with a police check. After all, our engines are usually older than most More

  • The license plate counter, RDW

    The license plate counter

    Every year in the Netherlands about 1.000.000 used passenger cars – and this includes our classics – and about 125.000 motorcycles with experience legally change hands. And then we are talking about transactions between private individuals. This transfer can of course be made at one of the PostNL branches located in supermarkets. There is More

  • Chassis number

    About chassis numbers ...

    Just think: You have been the owner of a classic car for two years and you have known it from your circle of acquaintances for fourteen years. And before that, the car already had a Dutch registration. So that car has been at the garage a lot of times and is a regular at the RDW More

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    Suspensions - better plan?

    On the island it costs nothing, in the Netherlands you have to pay a lot for it every year. Since the introduction in 1988, various agencies have been busy convincing the government there that annual repeating is a bastard thing. More

  • Tax, RDW, exemption

    The tax and the RDW: communication check

    Many classic enthusiasts have received a letter from the tax. Whether they just wanted to pay. In the communication between the Tax & RDW, something has gone 'smoothly': the date of first admission was looked at instead of the year of construction. More

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