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All vehicle plates should comply with NYS laws Driving around Rotterdam lately, I have seen two different cars that have “blue line” plates on the front of the vehicles, with no New York state plates. They are from New York, as the rear plate was from New York. For people who do not know, these “blue line” plates (black background with blue line through the center horizontally), and sometimes similar stickers on vehicles, means the ...

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February 4, 2013
5 p.m.

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Jeff Jones, thats's funny I drive in Rotterdam every day for years but have never seen a blue line plate and how do you know they are not police vehicles? I have no front plate on my convertable and have never had an issue. It is a $25 fine for not having it and I would gladly pay it rather than put the plate bracket on and ruin the bumper of the car.

February 4, 2013
5:18 p.m.

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I've noticed a number of Schenectady Police Dept vehicles with the "smoked" translucent license plate covers over the plates. Looking at them in an auto parts store, they were clearly marked "no for on-road use".

Why should the plate on police cars not be as visible as the rest of us are required to have ours?

[since when does a plate bracket ruin a car's bumper, wm?]