R/C License Plate Covers Are a Tempting But Unwise Purchase

All of us have considered it at one time or another. What if we just didn't have a license plate? The cops could spot us speeding, we'd ditch out on a side street and then we'd drive the same car to work the next day without a hitch (or tasering). It was a fun daydream, but now with these RF License Plate Covers, we… » 10/28/08 10:15am 10/28/08 10:15am

Ghetto Disappearing License Plate Hack Rigged to Avoid Tolls

It's not what I would call a Bond-caliber flipping license plate » 9/04/08 4:20pm 9/04/08 4:20pm, but the system that a Queens truck driver hooked up in his rig is chock-full of ghetto ingenuity. Apparently, Orlando Payano mounted his license plate on a hinged piece of metal then ran an attached cable through his cigarette lighter. When he went…

Plate Flipper Sends a Message To Cars You Just Passed

If you're the kind of driver that enjoys passing cars and subsequently giving them the bird, this Plate Flipper will save you time and energy by doing your flipping for you. It's essentially a version of the plate-flipping gadget that KITT had on Knight Rider, but instead of flipping open to reveal another plate, it… » 12/03/07 2:25pm 12/03/07 2:25pm

Electronic License Plate Blurry-izer for Bullrun Cars


Johnny Law won't be too happy about this, but some honest, hard-working citizens have created an electronic license plate blurring device. At the flick of a switch, the gadget will obfuscate the numbers and letters of a license plate, making it nigh impossible for the long arm of the law to identify you. It was… » 7/24/06 12:05pm 7/24/06 12:05pm