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Jul 29, 8:07pm - #236057 
Front License plate

I live in New York City and I am wondering if you can have no License Plate in the front. Can you get a ticket if you have no front License Plate.

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Jul 29, 8:43pm - #236058 
In Wisconsin it's the law but I don't have one and nobody's bothered me.

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Jul 29, 8:46pm - #236059 
where you live?

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Jul 29, 8:50pm - #236060 
The member..TheAnswer lives in Wisconsin happywink

here in Cali its needed.. frown New york might be the same thing


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Jul 29, 10:31pm - #236061 
well around cali, there are a lot of people who doesn't have a front plate, its your choice. you might get a ticket if the cop is a pig.

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Jul 30, 4:30am - #236062 
Originally Posted by Virgilson

well around cali, there are a lot of people who doesn't have a front plate, its your choice. you might get a ticket if the cop is a pig.

on there defense they're just doing their job, it is a law to have plates in the front so if you dont have em, your actually doing something illegal.if a po po gives you a ticket for no front plates then you deserve it.
if you want something done about it then vote on the next election tongue rofl rofl happywink wave



and oh yah to answer the question new york REQUIRES a front liscence plate rice

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Jul 30, 7:37am - #236063 
got to have down here as well, and yes, you can get a ticket without it...

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Jul 30, 7:45am - #236064 
If the state law says "Plate must be on front bumper", than i guess you're gonna put your plate on the front bumper.


see in florida our plates reside on our ass ends of the car, no worrying about drilling up bumpers. I think the front is a stupid place for a plate.

Think about it. Body kits don't have the 2 indented holes, makes the front look like shit, the plate is not supported enough only hanging by 2 bolts.

Ass end is better, it looks natural on a car. Plate is in it's own spot, no modifying front ends, no hassle.


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Jul 30, 8:42am - #236065 
in louisiana we have on the rear thumbsup


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Jul 30, 11:16am - #236066 
im in cali, dont have it on, never been pulled over for it yet... cop asked me once i just told him i had an appointment at a shop to have my bumper drilled and put on grin

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Jul 30, 11:24am - #236067 
where i live you only have to have one in the rear

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Jul 30, 12:09pm - #236068 
New York requires 2 plates.

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Jul 30, 12:13pm - #236069 
Originally Posted by Virgilson
well around cali, there are a lot of people who doesn't have a front plate, its your choice. you might get a ticket if the cop is a pig.


same here in washington

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Jul 30, 12:27pm - #236070 
Yea in cali its a requirement. I havent had one on either of my cars for a while. So far ive only gotten writen up once by a pig. But for the most part, you make up an excuse when they do stop u.

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Jul 30, 12:30pm - #236071 
I've gotten a ticket b4 got it signed off then off with the front liscence plate thumbsup


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Jul 30, 12:42pm - #236072 
i live in cali..and didn't have one in the front.. i ended up getting pulled over after 2 years.. took awhile but i did get pulled over! only a fix it ticket...


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Jul 30, 1:35pm - #236073 
I don't get why new corvettes don't have front plates on though thumbsdown
a special on tv was saying the best car to speed in would be a black corvette with no front plate as detecting the speed would be harder..

but places where they require you to have the front plate on the bumper is ...

my theory ..

1. Red light camera's at some stoplights ..so you get a picture of your plate in the mail..with a ticket..
(a guess..)

2. So when the po po tries reading your speed they aim at the plate as it is a flat surface... a corvettes front end would be a bit more difficult to get the speed.. happywink


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Jul 30, 8:25pm - #236074 
i got pulled over once but i told the cop really really nice that i didnt know and that i would put it on...i never did and now i keep it on top of the dash on the right...cops really dont notice much tho unless they're bored


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Jul 30, 11:17pm - #236075 
I was almost certain California didn't have to. When I got frames for my new plates, my dad was cool about me not putting them on the front. Hes a stickler about the laws. But because theres the black rubber thing there, I should have a plate anyway. That was his reasoning. rofl


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Jul 31, 1:07am - #236076 
Originally Posted by Virgilson

well around cali, there are a lot of people who doesn't have a front plate, its your choice. you might get a ticket if the cop is a pig.
I don't have any in my front bumper... I got temporary for Chino meet (just 1 day: 06-05-04)...
... No problems with cops in MY neighborhood... happywink they know me... laughsilly
BTW If you got pulled over, tell the cop you got the car like that... he'll give you a "warning" ticket.. I'm not sure if that goes to your record... confused

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