Take the 2-minute tour ×
Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for mechanics and DIY enthusiast owners of cars, trucks, and motorcycles. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Hi I have a one year old Motorhome, the number plate lights have corroded beyond repair. I am waiting for the to be repaired under warranty. Does this mean technically my Motorhome off the road as I had already been informed one night that they were not working by a policeman?

share|improve this question
Are you asking if you should take it off the road until it's repaired? –  Move more comments link to top Mar 15 '13 at 13:05

1 Answer 1

It depends on the law in your jurisdiction - in the UK, it is illegal to drive any vehicle with any non-functioning lights - although this doesn't seem to be enforced much, jusging by the number of people driving round with only one working headlamp...

As you've used the British term 'number plate' rather than the American 'licence plate', I'm guessing you are over here, and so yes, your motorhome is technically not roadworthy until it is fixed.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.