Posts Tagged ‘license plate’

Get a Special PP License Plate from the DMV and then You Too Can Park Wherever the Hell You Want – The Joys of Being a PRESS PHOTOGRAPHER

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

It’s mostly video these days, not photography per se:


Get your own, here

Status Signaling, Frisco Edition: GEARY

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

I don’t know what this means, but it means something:


They Call Me MISTER Platypus! – GM’s Self-Driving Car has a New Name, for Some Reason – My White Whale Spotted, Again

Friday, September 2nd, 2016

This is the closest I’ve gotten to this now-famous ride:

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“PLATYPUS” – go figure. I don’t think Old GM had a platypus car…

This Brand-New Chevy Bolt is Driving Itself on the Streets of San Francisco

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

As seen in the SoMA on Folsom near 12th right, by the SF Eagle, not that there’s anything wrong with that:

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No, it’s not sucking the data off of your cell phone – it’s Cruise Automation, baby. And it looks like they’re on the right path, unlike, say, so-called Elon Musk and his so-called “Autopilot.”

Play us out, SLATE’s Will Oremus:

Is Autopilot a Bad Idea? Why Ford, Google, Volvo and others think Tesla is wrong about automation.

Frisco Traffic: Historic Streetcars, Bike Riders and Unregistered Ferraris

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

As seen on Market Street:

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Properly registering and insuring a pricey weekend car is prohibitively expensive in California, on a per-mile basis, so that’s why so many people don’t do it. You gotta pay them “use taxes” to get started and then you face annual ad valorem taxes.

Oh well.

World’s Least Legible License Plate – How Close Do You Need To Be To Figure It Out?

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

I figured it out, eventually.

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I guess part of states’ rights is the right to stamp out hard-to-read license plates that make things harder for law enforcement in other states…

Dammit, This 21 HAYES Driver Didn’t Even Stop for Me – ARRRRGH!

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

MUNI sucks! Ah, j/k. Well it does, but not in this case. I wonder if 38Geary is available

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Collect them all!

Sarcasm Watch: “YES MA’AM”

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

Can’t figure this one out…

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Big Car, Regular Car, Tiny Car – This is How We Live Now, in 2016

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Look, it’s Twizy! In red these days:

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JAG’WAHR v. JAG-U-WAHR: At Long Last, the Correct Pronunciation for Jaguar, as in Jaguar Motor Car

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

As seen by Area Photographer James Corrigan:

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License plates don’t lie, right?