Redundant Tax Disc holders.

  BT 09:01 19 Oct 2014

Now that we don't need to display a Tax disc, Police in Bolton have come up with a new use for them. Seems a good idea. There is a PDF to download and print out.

The Bolton News

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 10:23 19 Oct 2014

I use mine for car parking tickets

saves them sliding off the dash or sticking to the window leaving a mess.

  spuds 11:34 19 Oct 2014

Seeing two vehicles yesterday, that were not displaying tax discs made old nature think that there was something suspicious going on, until I realised the new taxation scheme had come into being.

But back to the original subject, which appears to be a good idea on the face of things. Not having seen the print-outs I would not have the knowledge of what the print-outs are requesting information wise. But caution by some might be needed.

For example: User's of disabled badges normally know how to display their badges, but in some cases actually showing the photograph of the disabled person can bring its problems, in situations least expected. On a very few occasions I have seen alarm on the faces of those disabled badge holder's, when I have explained possible outcomes regarding display of information to other member's of the public.

  Flak999 12:06 19 Oct 2014

I use mine for my National Trust membership sticker.

  BT 17:14 19 Oct 2014


If you look at the PDF link from the article, you fill in Emergency Contact Information and Medical Information Then fold it so that the outside just reads 'Emergency Contact Disc' and so no personal information is visible, then slot it into the Tax Disk Holder.

  spuds 17:53 19 Oct 2014


I noticed that (the folding bit), but knowing what human natures like at times, always best to be cautious.

A copy of the disc click here

  Pine Man 10:34 20 Oct 2014

Why not just improve the view through your windscreen by removing an unnecessary obstruction from it completely.

  Quickbeam 11:15 24 Oct 2014

Isn't the UK tax disc to only legal obstruction permissible on a windscreen?

  spuds 11:52 24 Oct 2014

"Isn't the UK tax disc to only legal obstruction permissible on a windscreen?"

Haven't recalled seeing or hearing about any prosecutions regarding sat-navs, incident cameras, but there might have been a few telling offs for having flags, boxing gloves or large air re-fresheners hanging off the rear view mirror :O)

  bumpkin 12:41 24 Oct 2014

If the idea takes off then I doubt it will be long before certain companies are turning them out by the thousands with their adverising on the front.

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