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Old 04-24-2013, 06:21 PM   #1
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Euro plates?

I live in NY and was just curious if anyone knows if it's legal to have a euro plate in the front. Just like a novelty plate. Thanks


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Old 04-24-2013, 06:26 PM   #2
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I live in NY and was just curious if anyone knows if it's legal to have a euro plate in the front. Just like a novelty plate. Thanks
yes it is so long as it does not obsure the nys plate.. i've had my euro plates on two diff cars over the past 9 years or so (i used to live in france) and no one says a word even when i cross the us/can border.. my nys plate, tho is clearly visible
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So do you have your front plate on or just have the euro plat under the NYS plate?
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So do you have your front plate on or just have the euro plat under the NYS plate?
it's only on the rear (same w/ older car) and is mounted under the usa plate. as it's longer it does show... prob about 1/2 the full length of the euro plate shows and of that 1/2 on each side of the nys plate.. (confusing, eh? )
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See I just want to put one on the front with no NYS plate. I see people with them but I'm just not sure if it's legal. I know NY is pretty picky haha
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See I just want to put one on the front with no NYS plate. I see people with them but I'm just not sure if it's legal. I know NY is pretty picky haha
Its not legal, and you will get pulled over for it eventually.

one solution is to get a Hide the plate for when your not driving

http://www.hidetheplate.com/
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I think you are refering to something like this

http://www.germanplates.com/us-euros...nse-plate.html

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http://www.europlates.com/european-l...can-europlates
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See I just want to put one on the front with no NYS plate. I see people with them but I'm just not sure if it's legal. I know NY is pretty picky haha
front plates are required in nys.. w/o it it's a violation and a ticket....
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See I thought it was illegal but I see people driving with them just on the front. So that's why I'm kinda curious as to weather its legal or not
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it's only on the rear (same w/ older car) and is mounted under the usa plate. as it's longer it does show... prob about 1/2 the full length of the euro plate shows and of that 1/2 on each side of the nys plate.. (confusing, eh? )
That has to be about the dorkiest-looking setup out there. A plate peeking from under another plate.
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