Veteran: manufactured prior to December 31st 1918. Includes the Edwardianera.
Vintage: manufactured between January 1st 1919 and December 31st 1930.
Post Vintage: manufactured between January 1st 1931 and December 31st 1949.
Classic: manufactured between January 1st 1950 and December 31st 1969.
Modern Classic (also called by some Post-Classic), manufactured between January 1st 1970 and December 31st 1989.
Conditional historic vehicle (HV) registration (or 'Club plates') is available for VMCC club members' motorcycles made up to 31 December 1947. Historic plates are issued by the RTA and entitle the owner to use their machine on authorised VMCC events and invitation events run by other historic motorcycle clubs. Occasional test runs are permissible within 10km of the garaging address.
Historic Vehicle registration is much cheaper than normal vehicle registration and reflects the limited vehicle usage allowed under the HV scheme.
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