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Ed Hildebrand of Rancho Cucamonga asked for information about the Year of Manufacture specialty license plates and the associated costs. He has one on his car that he bought at a swap meet. Vehicle Code Section
In the state of California vehicles are required to have two license plates, as opposed to some other states where only a single license plate is needed. Vehicles which may qualify for specialty plates include antique or collector cars, horseless carriage, vintage or historic vehicles, custom vehicles and some other types. These plates are available to vehicles manufactured after which are at least 25 years old and of historic interest.
When it comes to car license plates, Californians have several to choose from that can depict everything from a dancing Snoopy to a majestic whale tale to a firefighter. More thanof the placards, first issued in the decade when Fred Flintstone was having a yabba dabba doo time and muscle cars ruled the road, have been sold since the Department of Motor Vehicles reintroduced them in Then-Assemblyman Mike Gatto wrote the bill that created the legacy plate program in so that classic car owners could have a plate that reflected the years their vehicles rolled off the assembly line. Why are they so popular?
Starting Tuesday, the DMV will take orders for the so-called legacy license plates. If the department gets at least 7, orders, it will print them, said spokeswoman Jessica Gonzalez. In California, owners can affix classic plates to classic cars, if the DMV authenticates them.
The gold plate was issued from to Now, you may be able to have them again or for the first time. If not enough pre-orders have been received by for the plate you want, then the DMV will refund your money.
One cool detail on a classic car is when the car has original, or time period correct license plates. A modern license plate on an old classic can look like an eye-sore, especially when the car is restored to original standards. This would require the DMV to reprint license plates from the s, s and s.
These plates are issued, upon request, to holders of Federal Communication Commission FCC amateur radio station licenses. For more information about Amateur Radio plates, an application, and fees, follow this link. The alpha-numeric series reflects the call letters assigned by the FCC.
The California DMV is taking orders for license plates modeled on the ones the agency issued back in the day: yellow from the s, black from the s and blue from the s. If you're interested, you can fill out a pre-application form on the agency's website for "legacy plates. The program isn't a sure thing.