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The Department of Motor Vehicles says this license plate in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn is 'patently offensive.' (Credit: CBS 2)

‘HAMMAS’ License Plates Draw Complaint From State DMV

A controversial license plate has spared fear in a neighborhood in southern Brooklyn, and the state now wants the license plates replaced.

09/04/2014

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NJ Woman Who Wants ‘8THEIST’ Custom License Plate Sues State Motor Vehicle Commission

Shannon Morgan, of Leesburg, filed the suit Thursday in federal court, saying the agency violated her First Amendment rights by rejecting a plate reading “8THEIST.”

04/18/2014

Connecticut License Plate

ACLU: CT Towns Keep License Plate Scan Data

The American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut filed a Freedom of Information Act request and learned that a police in ten towns compiled a database of more than 3 million license plate scans by patrol cars.

02/21/2012

Veteran License Plate (credit: NYS Department of Motor Vehicles)

DMV Offers New License Plate For Veterans In New York

“We are very proud to offer this redesigned license plate to New York’s veterans in recognition of their service and sacrifice,” said DMV Commissioner Barbara J. Fiala.

11/09/2011

NYPD officer inspects truck at Times Square (credit: CBS 2)

Motorists Cope With Pre-9/11 Security Checkpoints Across NYC

“They’re doing a good job for the people to be safe. You know, we live in a dangerous world, never know what going to happen,” truck driver Arthur Sarkasian said.

09/09/2011

Governor M. Jodi Rell (Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Jodi Rell License Plate Situation Under Review

Gov. Malloy’s legal counsel was reviewing Monday whether a top aide to the governor violated privacy laws by releasing to a columnist a list of low-number license plates.

02/08/2011

Governor Chris Christie signs legislation that clears the way for the first Gold Star Family license plate to be issued in New Jersey at the War Memorial in Trenton, N.J. on Monday, Jan. 31, 2011. (Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)

New Jersey License Plate Honors Fallen Soldiers

Immediate family members of New Jersey soldiers killed in the line of duty will now be able to order special license plates that honor fallen troops.

01/31/2011

NJ Lawmaker Backs Off Of Bicycle License Plate Idea

Under the bill proposed by Essex County Assemblywoman Cleopatra Tucker, riders or their parents would have to pay $10 a year to register their bikes with the state.

01/13/2011

MTA bus (credit: CBS 2)

Big Apple To Monitor M15 Bus Lanes

Five cameras have been installed along the new M15 express bus lanes on First and Second Avenues.

11/19/2010