Virginia DMV Revokes World's Greatest License Plate

A man in possession of the world's greatest license plate has lost his battle with the Virginia DMV, who ridiculously claim it encourages oral sex with kids instead of just cannibalism. Here's their predictably unfunny response to the funny plate. » 1/04/11 4:34pm 1/04/11 4:34pm

Embeded RFID Chips Add Big Brother To New York Driver's Licenses

For just $30 extra, New York state residents can opt for a new Enhanced Driver's License (EDL), complete with RFID » 9/17/08 9:40am 9/17/08 9:40am chip. But why would you want to shill out that extra coin on top of the $50 you already have to pay for a normal license? The selling point is that the radio frequency identification chip in the EDL…

$14.3M Vanity Plate Shatters Record, Makes Orphan Babies Cry

Remember the guy from the United Arab Emirates that paid $6.8M for a vanity plate? His bid for a plate reading "5" set the world record. But that's kid's stuff. A new record has been set by UAE businessman Saeed Abdul Ghafour Khouri, who made a bid of $14,300,000 for Abu Dhabi license plate "1." If it were our money, we'd… » 2/18/08 11:15am 2/18/08 11:15am

Enter Sandman: The Metallica License Plate Rules!


The LA area spawned the metallic metal band, so we guess it makes sense you'd find this here. Also yes, we'd have to agree — it's probably the most metal license plate we've yet to see out of LA, or any other area for that matter. At least until someone comes up with a MegadetH one. It's just too bad it's on a Passat. … » 3/13/07 8:27am 3/13/07 8:27am

Massachusetts Lawmakers Want to Simplify Plates, Add Symbols

A Massachusetts legislator supports changing the state's license plates to be simpler to remember. His proposal is not unsound; three letters and an incandescent symbol, he says, would be easier for crime witnesses to remember — and relate to police — than the current collection of meaningless numbers and letters. In… » 9/27/05 5:19pm 9/27/05 5:19pm