License Plates

Man Driving With Another Car's Bumper Stuck To His Car Arrested For DUI

COHASSET (CBS) — A man was arrested over the weekend after police said he drove towards an officer at the scene of a separate crash while the bumper …

Policing

Police seek suspects in North Side armed robberies

Police are looking for two armed robbery suspects accused in early-morning attacks in the Lincoln Park and North Center neighborhoods on the North Side, according to a community alert.<p>Both robberies happened the morning of August 16, police said. In one of the robberies, an offender ordered the …

Crime

Reason Foundation Supports Florists, Bakers in Gay Wedding Case Before Supreme Court

That's the argument presented in an amicus brief submitted to the Supreme Court this week by the Reason Foundation (the non-profit think tank that …

Equality

Why some license plate frames are illegal in Florida | Miami Herald

License plate frames in Florida are fairly common, but if you have one you might want to go take it off.<p>That’s the advice from Alvaro Alves, who only …

Surveillance

Want the license plate X1? It’s up for grabs in RMV plate lottery

If you have a hard time remembering the letters and numbers on your license plate, you may be in luck, because the state’s low license plate lottery …

Boston

Ohio Woman Sprinkles a Little #Covfefe Into Her Daily Commute

Michael Huson, a reporter on the Metro desk at Ohio daily newspaper The Columbus Dispatch, cranked out a cool little item over the weekend. One that …

Advertising Industry

Woman gets OK for license plate inspired by 'covfefe' tweet

CORTLAND, Ohio (AP) — Ohio officials have granted a woman's request to have President Donald Trump's mysterious tweeted typo, "covfefe," on her license plate.<p>Brittany Scott tells The Columbus Dispatch in May she saw a Twitter post by Trump that read: "Despite the constant negative press …

News (U.S.)

Woman gets ‘Covfefe’ OK’d for Ohio license plate; others not as lucky

President Donald Trump earlier this year posted a word on Twitter than nobody ever heard of.<p>Now that word, “covfefe,” is a vanity license plate for a …

Surveillance

New licence-reading app may help pets trapped in cars

Would you like people to be able to contact you via your licence plate?<p>A new enterprise, WindshieldInk, is banking that you will, with the launch of …

Canadian News

Your License Plate Frame Could Get You Pulled Over

<b>BALTIMORE (WJZ) —</b> Lots of cars you see on Maryland roads have frames around their license plates.Many dealerships put them on just-purchased vehicles …

Surveillance

Pittsburg’s Highway 4 surveillance cams lead to recovery of stolen guns

PITTSBURG — A license plate reader installed in response to freeway shootings in East Contra Costa nabbed a burglar who’d made off with a collection …

Surveillance

Noble Square Violence Persists

<b>(CBS) –</b> Just hours after a Chicago man was shot and killed during an attempted carjacking, there was another violent robbery, just blocks away.<p>Three …

Crime

Uber adds in-app chat feature making it easier to message your driver

Getting picked up by your Uber driver is about to get a lot easier. The ridesharing company is rolling out a new in-app messaging feature that lets you communicate directly with your driver.<p>When a passenger messages a driver, they’ll see their license plate number, car model, and name. It also has …

Uber

Residents can vote on Iowa license plate designs | Miami Herald

After nearly 20 years, Iowa's standard license plate will get a new design, and residents can vote on which of three options they like best.<p>Gov. Kim …

Entertainment

Driver caught on video pointing gun at another motorist tells cops why he did it

Victoria Best told police that while driving to work in Dallas last Friday afternoon a car in front her on Interstate 35 was repeatedly braking.<p>“It was like he was trying to cause a rear-end accident,” Best told WFAA-TV. “That was what made me pick up my phone and start recording.”<p>Best took video …

Policing

Some Drivers Can’t Live Without A Little ‘Covfefe’ For Their Cars

'It's a little refreshing...'

Donald Trump

Help Find People Who Carelessly Tossed Their Dog Out of Car and Sped Away (VIDEO + PHOTOS)

The Detroit Dog Rescue (DDR), along with authorities, are looking for answers about a dog who was abandoned outside of their rescue.<p>“This dog, who we …

Indiana man gets in on fun with 'COVFEFE' license plate

INDIANAPOLIS — Josh Ingram was just as amused as many others when the president of the United States made his "covfefe" tweet in late May.<p>But, he was so tickled he bought a vanity license plate of the non-word for his 2013 Honda Fit.<p>"It's just so innocent and harmless compared to anything else …

Honda

Moose plate sales reach $20M for conservation, preservation

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Since its inception 16 years ago, New Hampshire's "moose plate" vanity license plate program has benefited a variety of conversation and preservation causes around the state.<p>This week, the Conversation and Heritage License Plate program said it hit a milestone — $20 million in …

New Hampshire

Man Arrested in Pair of Lollapalooza Ticket Thefts

A 19-year-old Chicago man has been arrested after allegedly stealing Lollapalooza tickets from two Niles residents, police announced.Rhaquen Freeman …

Crime

On the Scene: London's Unstoppable Scooter Gangs

On the Scene: London's Unstoppable Scooter GangsScooter-riding attackers commit thousands of crimes each year, according to police(<i>Our</i> …

Motorcycles

#$@&%*! Alabama issues personalized license plate deemed offensive: report | NOLA.com

A personalized vehicle license plate issued by the state of Alabama is being withdrawn after a review deemed it "offensive to the general public," …

New Orleans

Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

This week, we wrote about the Albuquerque prosecutor who was extremely unhappy about respecting the accused's right to a speedy trial, leading one …

Nissan

N.Y. veterans to receive more license plates honoring service

ALBANY — Veterans in New York State will soon have new license plates honoring their service.<p>Two plates will read “Veteran of the Iraq War” or …

Andrew Cuomo

Georgia might ditch license plate tags; state studies idea

It is one of the most common experiences among car owners across the nation: Once a year, for a required fee, receive a decal to stick on your …

Surveillance

Patriots Fan Boasts Super Bowl Comeback-Themed License Plate

We’re about a half-year removed from the New England Patriots staging the largest comeback victory in the history of the Super Bowl, but we’ll be …

New England

BumpShox XL License Plate Protector

Price: $34.95Ensure your car’s look is always complete with the BumpShox XL License Plate Protector. This extra wide frame covers the perimeter of …

Chicago guy has CLOUT on wheels

If you had to guess who owns the quintessential Chicago license plate, you would probably guess wrong.<p>A swaggering alderman? A rich contractor? The head of a city department fat with patronage?<p>Wrong.<p>If, however, you had to guess what the quintessential Chicago license plate says, you might get it …

Chicago

How to pay for NYC street parking with your cell phone

The ParkNYC online system links registered license plate numbers to NYPD traffic enforcement agents' handheld devices to confirm payment.

Staten Island

Berkeley illustrator for ‘Rad Women’ books may design pro-choice license plates

Miriam Klein Stahl is one of three artists whose designs promoting reproductive rights could appear on special California license plates.The post …

UC Berkeley