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Re: License Plate

> > needs a new plate, the registery now gives them two plates.  The reason
> > for the switch over (according to a  state Trooper) is that it makes it
> > easier for a hit and run victim to identify the car that hit them by
> > allowing them to view the plate before they are hit.  Just my $.02.
> > 
> > 	Andrew
> > 
> YEAH RIGHT!  I'm gonna be able to read & remember that license number as 
> I pass between the wheels!  Tha's a good one!  Maybe they expect to get 
> an imprint of the number from your legs!  The real reason is so that the 
> photo-RADAR they have can get your license number along with your mugshot.  
> Welcome to 1984 Andrew!  BTW, the state of California has issued two 
> plates for cars for as long as I can remember, and the law requires that 
> both be displayed ... but they don't enforce the law very rigorously so 
> some anarchistic scofflaws (not ME of course!) leave the front plate off 
> to improve the aerodynamic characteristics of our low-Cd cars.
> Steve Buchholz^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^HAnonymous
  Ok, OK! I agree that ONE reason they want a two plate system is for
photo-RADAR, but I work with the police and have heard more than once
the hit and run reason.  Speaking of police, I get my first case today.
 and I think it's going to be fun! Thanks everyone for all the