Your CA License Plate May Get a Tech Makeover

Are you ready for digital license plates?

If you’ve noticed something a little different about the license plate on the car in front of you … no, you don’t need to get your eyes checked. California DMV has teamed up with Reviver Auto to create digital license plates. The new plates began rolling out earlier this year as a test phase.

According to ABC 7, “The digital license plates allow drivers to register their cars electronically and give them the option to display a custom message—like ‘stolen’ or vital Amber Alert information. If the DMV allows it, the plate could also show personal messages when the vehicle is not in motion.

“The plates aren’t cheap. Dealerships are expected to sell the plates for $699, not including installation costs. Users also must pay a monthly fee of about $7. The plates are not available through the Department of Motor Vehicles.”

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