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Old 10-11-2009, 04:22 AM
 
Location: Point Marion (Misery), PA
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I'm glad PA doesn't require front plates. I like to put my own tag on the front, which is usually my favorite sports team or college.
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Old 10-11-2009, 09:51 AM
 
Location: USA
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I'm glad PA doesn't require front plates. I like to put my own tag on the front, which is usually my favorite sports team or college.
Exactly!
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Old 10-11-2009, 11:15 AM
 
Location: Metro Detroit Area, Michigan
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Simple.. A good officer can catch a front license plate number on a city road and run your license plate as your drive by if he so wishes. Also if no one had front license plates then all the red light cameras would be useless.
Why can't the cameras be position to take a picture of the back plate instead?
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Old 10-11-2009, 11:32 AM
 
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Plenty of states don't require front plates so they can't be as important as some people seem to think.
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Old 10-11-2009, 11:34 AM
 
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I'm glad PA doesn't require front plates. I like to put my own tag on the front, which is usually my favorite sports team or college.
I made that point too. I don't understand why some people are so into front plates. Isn't it better to personalize what you put on the front?
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Old 10-11-2009, 11:36 AM
 
Location: Dayton, OH/Portland, OR
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I made that point too. I don't understand why some people are so into front plates. Isn't it better to personalize what you put on the front?
All the states I've ever lived in have required front and back plates and people "personalize" their cars with bumper stickers
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Old 10-11-2009, 01:06 PM
 
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I made that point too. I don't understand why some people are so into front plates. Isn't it better to personalize what you put on the front?
You realize plates weren't meant to pimp up your car, right? They have a practical purpose.
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Old 10-11-2009, 01:47 PM
 
Location: where my heart is
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You can look in your rear view mirrow and see where the car behind you is from? Make a mental note of his plate number, just in case?
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Old 10-14-2009, 02:21 PM
 
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Simple.. A good officer can catch a front license plate number on a city road and run your license plate as your drive by if he so wishes. Also if no one had front license plates then all the red light cameras would be useless.
Best case I've heard yet for doing away with frontal license plates.

If you take a look at the lists of states which do/do not require them, the states which don't are generally more free, and the states that do (NY! NJ! CA!) are becoming police states in general.
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Old 10-14-2009, 02:39 PM
 
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Following your rationale, why not get rid of number plates altogether?
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