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21 Ludicrous License Plate Innovations

From Social Networking License Plates to Tattletale Apps

— June 16, 2011 — Autos
You can tell a lot about a person by their license plate, and there have been many license plate innovations popping up everywhere that seem to get stranger and stranger.

I'm sure you've seen funny license plates while driving, but have you encountered tofu-enthusiasts who were censored by government officials for simply wanting a "ILVTOFU" license plate? Then there are license plate alerts that fold out to let other drivers know when your vehicle's stalled and that you require some roadside assistance.

Not all license plate innovations are novel though. The Government of Ontario issues special green license plates as an incentive for drivers to own electric vehicles. These license plate owners will gain special privileges such as special parking spaces and access to provincial recharging facilities.
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Freeway Dishware
Freeway Dishware
Will Holman's Road Sign Fruit Bowls Bring the Highway Home
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Social Networking License Plates
Social Networking License Plates
'Bump' Utilizes License Plate Recognition to Connect
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Automatic License Plate Recognition
Automatic License Plate Recognition
British Columbia Cops Go Robot
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Eco Auto Encouragements
Eco Auto Encouragements
Ontario Gives Special Green Vehicle Plates for Electric Cars
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Fooling Highway Speed Cameras
Fooling Highway Speed Cameras
Pranksters Use Fake License Plates for Revenge
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Alarming License Plates
Alarming License Plates
Help Alert Plate Flashes to Warn Other Drivers of Car Trouble
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Minimalist License Plates
Minimalist License Plates
UAE License Plate '7' Sells for a Cool $4.6M
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Ubiquitous Auto Ads
Ubiquitous Auto Ads
Digital License Plates in California Suggested to Generate Revenue
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License Plate Messaging
License Plate Messaging
WhyHonk and SearchPlates Let You Flirt Passively and Vent Silently
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Censoring Personal Expression
Censoring Personal Expression
Colorado DMV Says No to Tofu License Plates
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Tattletale Driving Apps
Tattletale Driving Apps
The Drive Me Crazy App Lets You Report Bad Drivers
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Sex Predators Vehicles To Be Tagged With Neon Plates
Sex Predators Vehicles To Be Tagged With Neon Plates
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UAE No. '1' License Plate Sets World Record
UAE No. '1' License Plate Sets World Record
$14 Million Goes To Charity
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Recycled Road Accessories
Recycled Road Accessories
Vintage in Retrospect Makes License Plate Belt Buckles
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License Plate Belts
License Plate Belts
Randi Tannenbaum Redefines Upcycled Street Style
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License Plate Billboard
License Plate Billboard
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Remixed State Plates
Remixed State Plates
Re-Writing the 50 States License Plate Mottos
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Street Sign Accessories
Street Sign Accessories
Amuck Reclaimed Road Signage & License Plate Jewelry
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Orange Peel Kicks
Orange Peel Kicks
The Adidas Originals by Originals Jeremy Scott JS License Plate Sneakers
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Geeky License Plates
Geeky License Plates
Tech-Inspired Vanity Plates
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Hilarious License Plates
Hilarious License Plates
Various Ways to Spice Up Your Car With Humor
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