mit ungestempelten Kennzeichen

20:13 May 8, 2018
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Transport / Transportation / Shipping / Automotive
German term or phrase: mit ungestempelten Kennzeichen
Context:

"Außerbetriebsetzung, Ruheversicherung, Fahrten mit ungestempelten Kennzeichen"

In connection with car inurance. I suspect it means driving without a tax disk, since the "Stempel" on a German number plate is basically the equivalent of the British tax disk.

* Sentence or paragraph where the term occurs: See above
* Document type: Insurance
* Target audience: Car drivers
* Country and dialect (source): German
* Country and dialect (target): British English
David Williams
Germany
Local time: 06:46


Summary of answers provided
4Driving an unregistered vehicle
Jeanette Brickner
3 -2license plate with a missing medallion
gangels


Discussion entries: 4





  

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license plate with a missing medallion


Explanation:
Assuming it is a small metal tab affixed to the license plate. In the US, it's called a medallion, not a 'seal' in this case. If its just a small paper label, it is a plain 'sticker'.

gangels
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disagree  Jeanette Brickner: It would be a sticker in the US, and certainly not called a medallion. A medallion is more known for taxi companies, in which case it's never affixed to the plate as far as I'm aware, but those are sold for thousands of dollars and are a different thing.
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disagree  Darrel Knutson: "He was pulled over for expired tags" is something I've heard many, many times.
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4 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
Driving an unregistered vehicle


Explanation:
You're allowed to drive a vehicle unregistered in limited situations in both the US and the UK.


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Jeanette Brickner
Czech Republic
Local time: 06:46
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Native speaker of: English
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