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In the News (Thu 28 Aug 14)

  
  License Plate Cover : License Plate Spray and Covers to Defeat Red Light and Speed Cameras
Once sprayed on your license plate, PhotoBlocker's special formula produces a high-powered gloss that reflects the flash back towards the camera.
This overexposes the image of your license plate, rendering the picture unreadable.
With PhotoBlocker, your license plate is invisible to traffic cameras yet completely legible to the naked eye.
www.licenseplatecovers.net   (541 words)

  
  End Of Road For GOTMILF License Plate - July 21, 2004
The 25-year-old software engineer's license plate choice was, amazingly, approved by bureaucrats who obviously never saw the film "American Pie" and were clueless about the acronym's real meaning.
A second beef was received in April from a disgusted Snohomish parent who did not want "my children seeing this and inquiring as to what it means." Acting on the first complaint, state officials wrote Syravong seeking his response to the complaint.
Despite Syravong's invocation of Bill of Rights protections, members of Washington's Personalized Plate Review Committee were not swayed by his argument--and even hinted that he may have committed a crime (making a false or misleading statement to a public servant) when he submitted his original plate application.
www.thesmokinggun.com /archive/0721041plate1.html   (334 words)

  
 1976 License Plate Page
Originally, it was a birth year run of passenger car plates started in 1995, but it has evolved to include plates from all modes of transportation.
Besides the regular plates issued by most states and provinces, there are a number featuring U.S. bicentennial themes, varieties of regular issues, front booster plates and a plates for trucks, campers, trailers, motorcycles, etc. It is far from finished, and you can watch it continue to grow.
A number of plates are particularly difficult to identify as to time frame--municipal and antique/historic issues cause the most problem.
www.plateshack.com /76   (367 words)

  
  License Plates - MT Dept of Justice
Transferring platesLicense plates stay with the owner and may be transferred to another vehicle only when the vehicle is properly registered through the county treasurer.
License plate decals, which indicate that an owner has paid all the taxes and fees on a vehicle, generally are issued for a one-year period by the county treasurer in the county where the vehicle is subject to tax or fee.
License plates sponsored by qualified organizations, colleges or governmental bodies are designed with distinctive backgrounds, colors or phrases that identify the sponsoring organization.
doj.mt.gov /driving/licenseplates.asp   (1746 words)

  
 FAQs on Personalized and Military License Plates
Applications must be submitted to the license plate agency for approval or rejection of license plate choices to ensure that obscene or objectionable choices are not processed.
License plates are issued for the current registration period unless application is made during the advance registration period (3 months preceding the owner's birth month or designated registration period).
License plates may be issued on automobiles (private or lease), trucks weighing 7,999 pounds or less and all recreational vehicle type units.
www.hsmv.state.fl.us /specialtytags/pmlpfaq.html   (564 words)

  
 Vehicle registration plate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A vehicle registration plate, usually called license plate or number plate (often referred to simply as a plate, or colloquially tag) is a small metal or plastic plate attached to a motor vehicle or trailer for official identification purposes.
License plates have been around almost as long as automobiles, appearing in the earliest period of the transition from the horse, 1890 to 1910.
The current plates are of the 1992 standard, which consist of the one-character provincial abbreviation, a letter of the Latin alphabet corresponding to a certain city in the province, and five numbers or letters of the alphabet (e.g.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/License_plate   (4391 words)

  
 License Plate History of Burma, or Myanmar
Registration plates are issued to a particular vehicle while general number plates are issued to firms representing vehicle manufacturers.
It is known that registration plates with the R prefix were issued during the 1930’s and plates with the RA prefix were issued after the war.
Plates of this period are made of painted flat metal or flat plastic with plastic numbers attached.
www.whidbey.net /licenseplate/Burma.html   (1064 words)

  
 US and Canadian license plates - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For example, the last number on a license plate in Massachusetts indicates the month the bearer's registration expires (1234 AB would expire in April, the fourth month; zero is used for October expirations; and prior to 1978, X and Y were used for November and December expirations, respectively.
In the District of Columbia, the license plate is validated with a windshield sticker that indicates the expiration date, the license plate number, the year and make of vehicle, and part of the vehicle identification number, thereby allowing easier detection of fraudulent use, as well as serving as a parking permit for neighborhood residents.
Other specialty plates include those for motorists with specific accomplishments or backgrounds; for example, a veteran who was a prisoner of war or a Purple Heart recipient may obtain a POW or Purple Heart specialty plate, respectively, after presenting documentation of his or her status to the registrar.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/US_and_Canadian_license_plates   (4512 words)

  
 Nevada License Plates
License plates must at all times be securely fastened to the vehicle so as to prevent the plate from swinging and at a height not less than 12 inches from the ground, measuring from the bottom of such plate, in a place and position to be clearly visible.
License plate specifications call for plates to be readable from a distance of 100 feet during daylight.
We encourage you to order previously-issued plate numbers in person at a DMV Full Service Office so we may ensure that the number is available, that your vehicle is registered properly and that you are charged the correct fees.
www.dmvnv.com /platesmain.htm   (2811 words)

  
 License Plates USA   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Under the YOM law (Year of Manufacturer) Various states allow you to register and use these vintage license plates on particular collector cars as long as the license plate(s) matches the year the car was manufactured.
License Plates USA uses the industry standards set forth by the Automobile License Plate Collectors Association (ALPCA).
Cannot tell what the plate is or determine the informational content on a metal plate from distance of 25 feet or more.
www.licenseplatesusa.com /help.asp   (686 words)

  
 Collecting License Plates, Frequently Asked Questions
Florida's issuance of the plate commemorating the tragic loss of the Space Shuttle Challenger, is recognized as the "birth-plate" of all graphic plates in the U.S.A..
The misuse of a number plate, in any of the states, is an offense which tan result in arrest, as well as both civil and criminal fines and penalties.
Once purchased from the state, these plates are generally the property of the registered owner and like most "general issue" passenger plates, enter the secondary "market" after expiring.
www.licenseplatesamerica.com /license_plates_faqs.html   (621 words)

  
 Frequently Asked Questions about License Plate Collecting
There were early registration plates in use on carriages and wagons in the US (as far back as the early 1800's), but I don't know if you could actually call these "license plates", per se.
Plates in New York from 1901 through 1909 were owner-provided plates, usually referred to by plate collectors as "pre-states", because they were "pre-state issue".
Plates from the Sovereign Military Order of Malta are also extremely hard to find, but SMOM is sort of a marginal jurisdiction, that few collectors will actually attempt to add to their foreign set.
www.pl8s.com /faq.htm   (3112 words)

  
 NCDOT Division of Motor Vehicles: Obtaining a License Plate?
When obtaining a license plate for a vehicle that is already in your name, you will first have to provide a vehicle description.
When obtaining your license plate and validation decals for a private truck under 4,000 pound a registration fee of $28 is due.
License plate fees for other types of vehicles are based upon plate classification.
www.ncdot.org /dmv/vehicle_services/licenseplates/plateObtain.html   (407 words)

  
 RMV - History of Plate
The first plate, featuring the number "1" printed on it, was issued to Frederick Tudor in 1903 and is still held as an active registration by a member of his family.
These plates were designated for anyone who had been certified by a medical authority as legally blind or as having suffered the loss of or use of one or both hands or feet.
Thus, a plate that ended with a "1" expired in January, a plate that ended with a "2" expired in February, etc. Color coded plate decals with expiration years printed on them stemmed from the advent of the staggered system and are still used today.
www.mass.gov /rmv/history/index.htm   (1996 words)

  
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Read to Succeed License Plate Contest Information - Information on a contest held in 1997 to allow children a chance to develop a graphic to be used on the "Read to Succeed" special license plates.
The special license plate fee is $30.00 each year in addition to the regular registration fee prescribed by law.
If your vehicle is currently registered when the special license plates are issued, the vehicle registration expiration date may need to be adjusted to correspond with the expiration of the special license plates.
www.tenet.edu /read2succeed   (878 words)

  
 Revocation of License Plates for DWI
Specifically, plates may be impounded for any vehicle involved in a impoundment violation as well as all motor vehicles owned by, registered to, or leased in the name of the violator.
In many cases the license plates are simply seized by the law enforcement officer when the violation occurs.
If the vehicle involved in the violation is not owned by the violator, the owner of the vehicle may seek to avoid the license plate impound order by filing a sworn statement with the commissioner within seven days of the issuance of an impoundment order.
www.nvo.com /beaulier/licenseplateimpoundment   (555 words)

  
 Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles :: Plates and Titles
The month sticker should be placed in the upper left-hand corner of your license plate and the year sticker should be affixed to the upper right-hand corner of your license plate.
A parking placard or license plate with the international symbol of access is available for persons who have lost the use of one or both legs, have a temporary or permanent disability that requires the use of a walker, wheelchair, braces or crutches, or are certified by a doctor to be impaired.
Plate applicants must pay the usual excise tax and registration fees, but there is no additional charge for license plates or up to two permanent placards.
www.in.gov /bmv/platesandtitles/regfaq.html   (1748 words)

  
 Oregon DMV License Plates
License plate fees (vehicle registration fees) are based on a variety of factors, depending on the type of vehicle and the type of plate chosen.
The additional $15 a plate fee per two-year period for Salmon plates is divided equally between the Governor's Watershed Enhancement Board, designed to restore salmon habitats and improve the health of streams that support the salmon population, and State Parks and Recreation Department Fund.
Plates may not be altered and must not be covered by any material that alters their appearance.
www.oregon.gov /ODOT/DMV/vehicle/plates.shtml   (674 words)

  
 ACME License Maker
Some plates allow any number of characters; others allow seven characters max, or eight with at least one space.
The character colors for some plates may not be right, feel free to send corrections.
Tag Dr. - license plate restoration and repaint.
www.acme.com /licensemaker   (93 words)

  
 Nevada Personalized License Plates
Individuals may transfer plate numbers if the original owner signs a form as the new owner's registration is completed at a DMV office.
You can order your custom plates in person at the same time you register a vehicle or renew its registration at a DMV Full Service Office or at a County Assessor's Office which offers vehicle registration services..
We cannot release license plates which are not registered to a vehicle.
www.dmvnv.com /platespersonalized.htm   (999 words)

  
 About Missouri License Plates
Standard license plates are embossed (raised lettering), but personalized license plates are made by a computer graphics process that produces a flat license plate.
The computer process has also enabled the state to produce very detailed special license plates, which may or may not be personalized, that commemorate a particular organization, activity, or charity.
Missouri's license plates are made of aluminum and are manufactured by the Missouri Department of Corrections at the Jefferson City Correctional Center.
www.dor.mo.gov /mvdl/motorv/licplate.htm   (474 words)

  
 License plates - Wikimedia Commons
French license plate with regional reference (from 2008)
Germany, special plate for vehicles to be exported abroad
Faroe Islands as before 1996, with the single letter F on all plates, distinguishing them from Danish plates.
commons.wikimedia.org /wiki/License_plate   (214 words)

  
 SCDMV Online: Specialty Plates
To qualify for an antique license plate, the automobile must be at least 30 years old or the motorcycle must be at least 25 years old.
To apply for the plate, you must present a current organizational membership card, a certificate of membership, or a letter on organizational letterhead that states you are a current member.
A portion of the fees collected for this plate is administered by the SC Association of Realtors for distribution to Habitat for Humanity International or another non-profit fund that supports the construction of new homes for low income families.
www.scdmvonline.com /VehPlateSpecialty.aspx   (2243 words)

  
 Penn State Alumni License Plate
Plates are available in Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia, West Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina, New York, and now Delaware, too.
If the vehicle is registered in the name of a non-member or a non-alum, have that person join the Alumni Association at the same time you apply for a license plate.
The Penn State Alumni Association was the first organization in the country to offer an affinity license plate displaying a university's name.
www.alumni.psu.edu /membership/benefits/plates.htm   (345 words)

  
 Oregon DMV Custom (Personalized) License Plates
Fees from custom plates support programs to involve youth in litter cleanup work and in prevention of vandalism and litter.
If a custom plate is not renewed within 30 days from the expiration of the vehicle registration period, the custom plate choice is considered available for approval and assignment to anyone else on a first come, first served basis.
The $20.00 Crater Lake surcharge is a one-time surcharge.
www.oregon.gov /ODOT/DMV/vehicle/platecustom.shtml   (1007 words)

  
 WDFW -- Specialized License Plates
Washington residents have five new license plate backgrounds to choose from, featuring some of the state’s premier wildlife species.
Plates are available for registered passenger vehicles, light duty pickups, trailers, motorcycles, motorhomes, RVs, 5th wheels and campers.
At a Vehicle Licensing Offices (License plates will be mailed to you.) Or at Department of Licensing, Highway-Licenses Building, 1125 SE Washington, Olympia, WA., where you can pick up your license plates immediately.
wdfw.wa.gov /license_plates/index.htm   (511 words)

  
 Washington Lighthouses Special License Plate
The "Washington Lighthouses" special license plate is offered by the Washington Department of Licensing (DOL) as an alternative to the state's regular vehicle plate.
Legislation authorizing the new license plate passed the Senate unanimously as SB 5424 under the sponsorship of Senator Mary Margaret Haugen of Camano Island, chair of the Senate Transportation Committee.
The new plates were made possible under a state law that allows non-profit groups to sponsor and receive proceeds from the sale of license plates containing an illustration chosen by the group and approved by the DOL and the Special Licensing Plate Review Committee.
www.admiraltyhead.wsu.edu /licenseplate   (696 words)

  
 NSU License Plate
Be among the first to get the new NSU license plate for free.
No additional charge will be incurred until your next license plate renewal.* At that time, if you choose to keep your NSU plate, a fee of $27 will be assessed.
If it is not time in your license plate’s cycle to replace the metal license plate, you will pay a few additional dollars to switch to a specialty license plate.
www.nova.edu /alumni/licenseplate   (277 words)

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