the strange report: vanity plate yanked by DMV – do you agree?

By JohnnyZ on January 03, 2014//Leave a comment

A vanity “NOT SEE” license plate — with the separate image of a swastika above it — caused a San Diego Unified School District bus driver to be suspended and the license plates to be yanked by the DMV.


The California Department of Motor Vehicles canceled the “NOT SEE” license plates — which, when pronounced, sounds like the word “Nazi” — and asked the owner, Shawn Calpito, to return them.


But who gets to decide when vanity plates are too offensive?  Like many Law Library rules, the DMV comes down on the side of common sense and good taste. Continue reading ‘NOT SEE’ License Plate Revoked; Bus Driver Suspended by reporter Aditi Mukherji….to read and decide for yourself.


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