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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