NHTSA Proposing Change Of Angle Of Motorcycle License Plates

nyplateThe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has requested comments on a proposed amendment to a safety standard on “lamps, reflective devices and associated equipment to allow the license plate mounting surface on motorcycles to be at an angle of up to 30 degrees beyond vertical” (on horizontal installed plates).

According to the agency, the change would bring the U.S. rule more in line with European regulations, increase design flexibility without compromising safety or increasing costs, and allow license plate recognition technology used by law enfor.cement organizations to continue reading license plate characters….

Cyril Huze