I don't believe the drivers in Illinois think about their license plates very often once they put them on their vehicle but if they're not careful it can get them into some serious trouble with the law.

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Thinking About Your License Plates In Illinois

I just received replacement license plates in the mail for my car. I immediately took off the old ones and put on the new set. I won't think about them again for twelve months until I need to purchase the updated sticker. The majority of Illinois residents are the same way. Once a year, they get my attention and that's it.

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Your License Plate In Illinois Can Get You in Trouble

I bet you didn't know this about license plates in Illinois. If you're not careful, they can get you in trouble. Yes, there are specific rules about them. Drivers can even earn themselves a ticket from the police if they're not careful.

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Ways You Can Get Tickets In Illinois For Your License Plate

  • Your vehicle must have two license plates (front and back).
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  • If you sell your vehicle you must remove your license plates, they don't go to the buyer.
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Illinois License Plate Laws
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  • No license plate covers are allowed in Illinois.
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Illinois License Plate Laws
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  • When you get a new vehicle a Temporary Registration Permit is required and must be placed in the rear license plate position.
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  • A renewal sticker should be placed on the upper right side of the rear license plate.
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For more info about license plate laws in Illinois, HERE.

An A-Z List Of Reject Illinois License Plates

Thousands of vanity plate applications in Illinois are rejected every year. Here are 26 requests from 2022 that the state of Illinois deemed in appropriate to put on your car.

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