What we really need is an option for year of manufacture plates like
some states do.
Theodore Liberti wrote:
>I saw the same plate at the Artistry in Motion show in Lancaster, PA.
>I was mixed about whether I like it or not. I must say that I rather
>wanted a purple plate too for my most recent project.
>Over time we might be able to petition to have both options, but I
>imagine that effort would take 1 or 2 years?
>On 6/6/05, Charlie Baldwin <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>I saw a guy that just registered his antique car within the last week
>>and they've changed the plates from the distinctive purple to look like
>>the normal PA plate with an old car on the left. The purple was a bit
>>strange, but it stood out, and was a nice tradition. I can't say I like
>>the change at all.
>>Any comments from you or the list? Perhaps the state can be petitioned
>>to go back to purple.
>>several purple plates
>>Dave Carpenter wrote:
>>>Same holds true in Pennsylvania. Cars with Antique registration do not
>>>need the annual safety inspection. This has been true for a number of
>>>years. They require pictures of all four sides of the car, and you
>>>must have regular registered vehicles that you drive daily when you
>>>apply for the plate. People with antique cars are going to take good
>>>care of them and maintain them as they came from the factory, so no
>>>inspection. I like it. In return, you are limited to occasional
>>>pleasure cruises, parades and shows, the car cannot be used to drive
>>>to work or be used to earn money from renting or such.