Posts Tagged ‘License Plates’

In SF, the 99% Need License Plates, But the 1%? Not So Much, It Would Appear

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

IDK, you drive around the projects in a beater without license plates front and rear and, well, you just might get pulled over by the SFPD.

But if you have a Lambo or a Ferrari or similar exoticar, then you can drive around for months and year plateless and worry-free, it would appear:

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It’s amazing.

Oh No, This Yellow Limousine Bus from White Motors is Just More Competition for San Francisco’s Beleaguered Taxi Industry

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

Here it is. It looks a lot like this one, huh?

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And then there’s this:

“There is such a shortage of drivers, we are basically trying to empty the ocean with an eyedropper,” Hayashi said. “So we may have recruited a few, but not nearly enough.”

Hey didn’t the SFMTA recently institute an enormous “tax” on medallions? Hey, was that a good idea? Oh it was, ’cause that’s the money what pays your six-figure salary? Ok fine…

Guess Which State Has License Plates What Say, “Share the Road Y’All?”

Friday, August 10th, 2012

It’s Texas of course:

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At first I thought that roadie was supposed to be a drugged-up Lance Armstrong but you can’t see any tracks on him. (There’s room on the plate for a hypo sticking out of Lance’s arm, if that who it’s supposed to be.)

Anyway, Only In Texas.

Also, Hugs not Drugs.

(Oh, this car already had a parking ticket on it, courtesy of the SFMTA / MUNI / DPT, you know, to say Welcome, Stranger! I’m not sure if the ticket was for unnecessary street cleaning or unnecessary neighborhood parking enforcement.)

The Preamble to the Constitution of the United States Rendered in License Plates

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

Can’t decide if this piece is more Laughing Squid or more Boing Boing.

It’s pure genius regardless.

Via Ordinary Finds:

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Mike Wilkins (b. Aug. 17, 1959): Preamble, 1987 – painted metal on vinyl and wood (Smithsonian)

We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.”