Advice to live by on a Maine vanity license plate

Behind every vanity license plate is an unknown story, a great meaning or sometimes a little gem of wisdom that the vehicle’s owner chooses to live by. You just never know until you ask.  And that’s exactly what I did when I saw the personalized license plate “LT ITBE” on a beautiful summer day last [...]

More than 5,000 Animal Welfare License Plates Sold in Maine

Have you noticed all of the animal welfare license plates on the road lately? The new Maine specialty plate was released in 2009 with 2,000 people having pre-purchased the plate. Now, after 9 short months, its numbers have swelled to a whopping 5,052 plates on the road! A portion of proceeds from the so-called “ADOPT” [...]

What RUL84? Don't count on these drivers to show up on time.

“I’m running late!” “I’ll be a few minutes late to our meeting.” “Sorry, boss, I’ll be late for work this morning.” What are you late for? The owners of these Maine vanity license plates aren’t afraid to tell the world that they’re “L8″ for something. It is more of a theme than I could have [...]

List of vanity license plates in "The Maine Plate" book (2010)

With more than 2,000 photos to choose from, it was no easy to feat to select only 250 vanity license plates for my book, “The Maine Plate: Maine Vanity License Plates and Their Meanings.” Special thanks to everyone who shared their stories–they are truly amazing. The following is a complete alphabetized list of the vanity [...]

"FLMBYNT" describes this VW bug, and not just the license plate

In my quest for personalized or “vanity” license plates, I’ve discovered there are certain types of vehicles you always watch for, because more often than not, they’ll have creative owners who’ve dreamed up creative license plates. And the VW bug is just the type of vehicle I’m taking about!