1 in 10 Illinois License Plates Potentially Defective

illinois-vanity-plateThe Chicago Tribune reports nearly 1 in 10 Illinois drivers are riding around with potentially defective license plates, according to the Illinois secretary of state’s office.

Roughly 1.1 million plates, likely issued from 2001 to 2003, could be faulty. The plates’ reflective coating can bubble and peel, making it difficult for police officers to read license plate numbers. [MORE]

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