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License plates on the Roof

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Put license plates on the roof of all vehicles, so helicopters can search for a car more easily. Would be done with a decal style thing, which doesnt make it too expensive. Its done for cop-cars and security vehicles, but I think it should be done on privately owned vehicles aswell.
miasere, Apr 07 2003

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       I don't especially want my car to look like a race car or a taxi. I suspect that this will be Baked soon enough in the form of electronic ID that will show up on police screens automatically (if that doesn't fall foul of the Constitution).
DrCurry, Apr 07 2003
  

       Whilst I am not American, and so dont know the constitution, how can it infringe on the constitution at all if you are simply moving a license plate to a more visable place.   

       [Basie] - Speeding tickets are a good thing. Although I know people dont like getting them, they are a very neccessary evil.   

       [jutta] - Dont know. Maybe on the trunk? Or on the hood cover? I may have to come up with another idea for hats with license plates on.
miasere, Apr 08 2003
  

       Or motorcyles.
bristolz, Apr 08 2003
  

       How about bikes have to have a flag with the license plate on stuck to his helmet (motor bike helmet, not Prince Albert)   

       Im not preposing a removal of normal license plates, Imsuggesting an addition of a license plate on the roof. If some cars are exempt, it doesnt matter.
miasere, Apr 08 2003
  

       This is a good idea. It doesn't infringe on the Constitution in any way either.
Madcat, Apr 08 2003
  

       Amendment XI

A well regulated motor vehicle, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bare arms, shall not be infringed.
thumbwax, Apr 08 2003
  

       Or a big bar code on the roof/hood that can be read by toll booths but still be read optically with suitably equipped computerised cameras on a helicopter.   

       Or a mid-range transponder and directional receiver.   

       There are many ways to skin this cat.
FloridaManatee, Apr 08 2003
  

       thumb: Ha! I guess Britain already has it covered in the Magna Car.
FarmerJohn, Apr 08 2003
  

       Baked, and more than baked!   

       Every single non-private school owned vehicle in South Africa (well, my province anyway) is required to do this already as part of education dept. policy. For at least the last 10 years.
weevil, Apr 09 2003
  
      
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