Starting in early 2020, Missouri temporary license plates will have a new look designed to prevent forged versions costing the state millions.
The new temporary license plate is designed to deter car owners from making fake tags. The new tags will have several updated security features.
There is an anti-copying feature in which the word “VOID” will appear if a person tries to reproduce an existing license. But the main new feature will be a reflective, holographic image that can be seen day and night. These new tags are expected to cost the same to produce as the current paper ones.
The problem of fake temporary plates is not new for the state. The Missouri Department of Revenue estimated that there are 32,000 license plate scofflaws which end up costing the state $26 million in unpaid sales tax revenue.
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