License Plates

How License Plate Covers Would Protect Vulnerable Communities

EFF is a strong supporter of S.B. 712, a California bill that would allow vulnerable communities to cover their license plates when parked. This …

Surveillance

DHS Expands License Plate Dragnet, Streams Collections To US Law Enforcement Agencies

The DHS has provided the public with a Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) on its use of license plate readers (LPRs). What the document shows is the …

Surveillance

Carlsbad Police find success with controversial license plate reader cameras

CARLSBAD, Calif. (KGTV) - A week after their installation, controversial license plate readers in Carlsbad are already doing wonders for police. But …

Surveillance

How to Make a Retractable License Plate Holder

Prop maker David Guyton takes a break from making badass prop armor to present his take on a retractable license plate. His DIY solution is made from …

Nintendo

Capital to cut back on license plates

Beijing will further reduce the number of new vehicle license-plates it issues in the next three years - a move to reduce traffic gridlock and ease …

News (China)

Capital to cut back on license plates

Beijing will further reduce the number of new vehicle license-plates it issues in the next three years - a move to reduce traffic gridlock and ease …

News (China)

Armed Carjackers At Large In Bailey's Crossroads

Police are trying to locate the car and believe the license plate could have been removed.<p>BAILEY'S CROSSROADS, VA—Two carjackers are on the loose …

Washington D.C.

License plate frames go high tech

The silliest part of your car is home to new camera and sensor upgrades.

Reno License Plate In Danger of Going Away

The fate of the plate isn’t great. Reno’s only city-branded license plate has just five weeks left as an official DMV option unless more are quickly …

West Jeffco Crime Blotter: Scratches were found near the lock of an open front door in Evergreen

<b>Suspicious scratches.</b> On Nov. 19, deputies were dispatched to a residence on the <b>26000 block of Hill Top Drive, Evergreen</b>, in reference to a triggered …

Crime

How to make your license plate frame high tech

The lowliest part of your car is now a tech center.<p>Right up there with stick-on carbon fiber applique is the license plate frame: Just a lot of nothing. Until now. New frames graft cameras, parking sensors and even a lockbox onto your car with a few minutes installation effort and no</b> …

Gear & Gadgets

Dublin eyes more license plate readers to fight crime

DUBLIN — The police department is looking at spending several hundred thousand dollars to acquire more — and more sophisticated — license plate …

Surveillance

Cameras will scan your license plate - and automatically fine you if you’re uninsured

Drivers have grudgingly gotten used to traffic cameras, those watchful little lenses perched atop stoplights or keeping watch over your speed. But …

Surveillance

Oklahoma to use automatic license plate scanners to catch uninsured drivers

Oklahoma is ready to roll out the first program of its kind in the country to catch uninsured drivers.<p>The state is setting up a system of automatic …

Oklahoma City

Can you spot what's off about this Toyota?

Stomper <b>Dean</b> was driving along Portsdow Road on Nov 13, when he noticed something was quite not right about the Toyota in front of him.<p>Upon closer …

Toyota

License plate made from a pizza box doesn't fool police

Sharp eyed Massachusetts police officers spotted a man driving a car with a strange-looking license plate. After pulling him over for a closer look, …

Surveillance

Genius License Plate Made From Pizza Box Not Genius Enough

You order the pizza, you eat the pizza and as you’re going to throw the box away, you remember that your old Buick parked outside doesn’t have a …

Electric Vehicles

Police stop driver for pizza box license plate

HOPKINTON, Mass. (AP) — Police officers in a Massachusetts town jokingly recommend drivers get a little more creative if they make their own illegal …

Policing

LEGO License Plate Cover

Give your ride some geeky flair with this colorful LEGO license plate cover. This eye-catching accessory is handmade from a series of LEGO bricks …

Shopping

Crafty driver busted with license plate made from pizza box

Don’t try this at home.<p>A tricky driver in Massachusetts was busted using a pizza box to fashion a makeshift license plate in a DIY gone wrong.<p>The …

Pizza

Whoever Made This Pizza Box License Plate Should Have Tried Harder

Take pride in your work.<p>There are plenty of ways for the criminal-minded among us to put their arts and craft skills to work. You can build a realistic papier-mâché bust of yourself to fool prison guards while you escape, or mold a bunch of dick-shaped candles to disguise the meth you're smuggling, …

Someone Made a Pizza Box License Plate And The Cops Were Not Impressed

If you're looking to deceive local law enforcement by way of a phony license plate, your forged vehicle ID probably shouldn't come from the remnants …

Pizza

Police stop driver for fake license plate

Updated: Nov 14, 2017 - 5:10 PM<p>Loading...<p>HOPKINTON, Mass. - Police officers in a Massachusetts town jokingly recommend drivers get a little more …

Policing

Controversial license

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Controversial license-plate scanners that police use to catch criminals are expected to be installed at intersections in Cleveland …

Surveillance

Somehow, This DIY License Plate Failed to Fool the Cops

In the olden days of motoring, automotive registration numbers were assigned by states, but owners were left to their own devices as to how to display them on vehicles, leading to a nonstandard hodgepodge of license plates. By the 1920s, the free-for-all had become homogenized with state-issued …

Autos

Hopkinton police to anyone making a fake license plate: try harder

Hopkinton police have seen a lot.<p>Have they seen this: A fake license plate crafted out of pizza box cardboard and marker?<p>Police posted this photo on …

Boston

Hopkinton police stop driver for pizza box license plate

HOPKINTON— Police officers in a Massachusetts town jokingly recommend drivers get a little more creative if they make their own illegal license …

Policing

Someone made a license plate from a pizza box and magic markers. Stop, cops say

Don’t try it.<p>That’s what one Massachusetts police department is warning on Facebook after one of its officers allegedly caught a driver with a fake …

Crime

Massachusetts cops stop driver who made license plate from pizza box

Authorities in Massachusetts have some simple advice for drivers who may want to make their own licenses plates: don't.<p>The Hopkinton Police Department, located about 35 miles southwest of Boston, posted a photo Sunday of a Buick that sported a fake license plate.<p>The fake plate had the word "MASS" …

News (U.S.)

Police pull over car with fake Massachusetts license plate

Police have some advice for drivers who want to make their own license plates: Don’t.<p>Hopkinton police posted a photo on Facebook Sunday of a car that …