How much will Taiwan’s drivers pay for vanity license plates?

Radio Taiwan Internatinal 
Date: 16 April, 2019
By: Paula Chao

Vanity license plates with lucky numbers

In Taiwan, a vanity license plate thought to be lucky can command a hefty price. As far as the Department of Motor Vehicles is concerned, this is a win-win situation- the department gets money and the rider gets good fortune.

What exactly makes a license plate “lucky”, though?

This Department of Motor Vehicles office in Banqiao has a selection of vanity license plates waiting for drivers to place a bid on. They all begin with three English letters: E-M-Y. The minimum bidding price has been set at NT$2,000 (US$66). As Taiwanese vanity plates go, that’s not much.     [FULL  STORY]

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