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Graham Shelton of Spanish Number Plates is a regular feature writer for the Costa Blanca News under the heading "Mediterranean Motoring" where he shares his thoughts and knowledge surrounding the importation and transfer of vehicles, driving licences, buying cars etc. etc.

These features are also syndicated to the Costa del Sol News,Costa Almeria News and Costa Levante News.

Contributions are made to other publications and he can often be read in the letters pages in response to reader's queries.

He has also been interviewed twice by VIVA TV for their "FAQ" programme, which asks experts in their respective fields for advice to assist ex-pats living in Spain

Please find a selection of articles (to read or save as a pdf) that are both interesting and very informative.

As these articles are ongoing, please look onto this page from time to time to get the latest up to date information.

Please note:- All information contained in these articles was correct at their time of publication.

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