Vegan's "ILVTOFU" License Plate Deemed Too Vulgar for Tennessee DMV

A vegan PETA employee says the Tennessee Department of Motor vehicles denied her vanity license plate request "due to vulgarity." Its message? "I love tofu"—"I love to F. U," if you're nasty. » 7/31/14 4:15pm 7/31/14 4:15pm

Its official...

I am the proud owner of the Jlopnik plate for florida. We cant have 8 letters so this is the best we can get and its riding dirty on the back of my m3 with a freshly half finished and half assed paint job lol. Seriously... the paint looks like shit but is still soo much better than before. The bodyshop is going to… » 9/07/13 1:28pm 9/07/13 1:28pm

This Virginia Driver Has The New Greatest License Plate Of All Time

Virginia is the vanity plate capital of the United States. So far they don't have much to show for it. Now they do. HUZZAH! I'm pretty sure I just blue myself. » 6/25/13 2:11pm 6/25/13 2:11pm

With A Vanity Plate Like This, You Get The Porsche Carrera GT Thrown In…

Low-digit license plates are big in Arabia. Abu Dhabi’s 1 sold for $14 million in 2008 while in neighboring Dubai 1 is registered to Sheikh Mohammed, the emirate’s ruler. This is plate number 1 from Oman attached to 612 hp of German bliss and I saw it go like hell. » 4/01/13 3:30pm 4/01/13 3:30pm

Virginia DMV Denies Iraq War Vet's "ICUHAJI" Vanity Plate -- Again

In America, no form of personal expression is greater than the vanity license plate. Vanity plates give ordinary people the platform they need to show the world just how clever or creepy or kind of dickish they really are.  » 2/20/13 10:31am 2/20/13 10:31am

CATPUKE, MIHOLE, And 68 Pages Of Other Things Banned From DC's…

We're no strangers to motor vehicle departments restricting certain words from personalized license plates. Typically, genitalia, other sex themes, and things related to fecal matter and racism (same thing, really) are verboten. But what about words like PITA, SCOTCH, and RAIN? » 1/29/13 3:00pm 1/29/13 3:00pm

The Pennsylvania DMV Approved This Douchey Vanity Plate

We're not sure from which part of the Keystone State this particular vanity plate hails, but it's worth noting that a large part of Pennsylvania is near the Jersey Shore. » 12/12/12 10:00am 12/12/12 10:00am

Judge Rules Virginia DMV Can't Revoke This Anti-Muslim Plate

Remember the guy whose ICUHAJI vanity plates were confiscated by the Virginia DMV on the grounds that they were offensive to Muslims? He fought the decision, and a judge ruled that the DMV had to either return the tags or come up with a better reason for taking them away. » 11/09/12 4:30pm 11/09/12 4:30pm

Maryland Is Cracking Down On Vanity Plate Humor

At this point in our near daily coverage of witty vanity plates, our attention turns to the often overlooked Old Line State. Maryland Vehicle Administration officials managed to get several offensive or potentially offensive words stricken from the list of acceptable vocabulary from which MVA derives its yea or nay… » 5/23/12 12:00pm 5/23/12 12:00pm

Wait, What Size Is Your Penis Again?

This Texan Ariel Atom used to roll with a license plate that said L8RH8R. Now its owner's moved on to something a bit more self-deprecating. The result? Something straight out of Conan O'Brien. » 3/09/12 2:30pm 3/09/12 2:30pm

The World's Most Modest Vanity Plates

Los Angeles is certainly known for having more than its share of massive egos, and often those egos are kind enough to announce their presence via sickeningly overconfident vanity licence plates. I'm sure we've all seen vanity plates crowing about how hot or rich or awesome the driver allegedly is. » 3/08/12 4:00pm 3/08/12 4:00pm

Hearse Vanity License Plate Says Your Time Is Up

This shot by reddit user anthonymccue reminds you that if you gaze long enough at a hearse, the hearse gazes back. And then it tells you — "UR NEXT." » 2/20/12 12:30pm 2/20/12 12:30pm

The Virginia DMV Loves Dirty Prostitutes

As far as DMVs go, none has proven more prudish than the censors in the Old Dominion. The Virginia DMV has previously rejected the "world's greatest license plate" on the grounds it promoted child canabilism. They even accused a mom of being a sex pervert. But a "NSTY HOE"? Apparently, that's no big deal. » 2/13/12 1:30pm 2/13/12 1:30pm

This Is Not A Smart Car

Car ownership is supposed to be a matter of some self-identity and pride. A good ride is an extension of your personality, a face to show a mechanized world. Add in a personalized license plate and you expect your car to speak your truth. » 1/24/12 4:30pm 1/24/12 4:30pm

Of course this hilarious vanity plate was on a Subaru

Another day. Another hilarious plate approved by the DMV. This time we're in lovely Massachusetts where the beers are cold, the accents are funny, and the Subaru drivers "LUVAG." » 11/02/11 2:30pm 11/02/11 2:30pm

How'd the Virginia DMV let this dirty license plate slip by?

Virginia's Department of Motor Vehicles will punish a motorist who tries to "EAT THE Kids First," yet gives a thumbs up to those who "EA7" kids or someone who "SLAPS" them. But how does Virginia feel about the place, albeit, apparently, dirty, where the kids come from in the first place? They approve. UPDATE! » 10/18/11 4:00pm 10/18/11 4:00pm

Mini Countryman redeemed by excellent vanity plate

If you're going to drive a Mini Countryman, you might as well attach a vanity license plate that matches its personality — but you're going to have a hard time surpassing this one I came across near the University of Maryland. Juicy, indeed. » 10/17/11 10:30am 10/17/11 10:30am

1,800 license plates banned by Florida's DMV

Florida's Sun-Sentinel newspaper has done the public service of combing the 1,800 vanity plates rejected by the state's DMV and picking some real winners. It's like filthy, half-literate magnetic poetry: HASAGUN GOLF HOE / HO GETTA CAML TOW. » 9/30/11 2:30pm 9/30/11 2:30pm

Virginia DMV accidentally re-approves world's greatest license plate

Earlier this year we brought you the story of the world's greatest license plate, which was approved by the Virginia DMV and then harshly revoked. Looks like someone's outwitted the DMV and sneaked a slightly modified version of the famous "EAT THE" Kids First vanity license plate past the state censors. » 9/19/11 4:30pm 9/19/11 4:30pm