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i know that laws like these are different from state to state, but ive been looking online for a while,(looking at dmv, and through Google) for regulations on placement, i live in Georgia, and would appreciate any help i get. right now i have my plate vertical to the ground without a light.
 

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Call or go down to your local police department, they can help you. I know here in Texas it has to be illuminated.
 

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Look it up on DMV yourself?
(by state)
http://www.dmv.org/automotive-law/vehicle-code.php

(Georgia)
http://www.dmv.org/ga-georgia/automotive-law/vehicle-code.php

(Georgia statues from DMV link)
http://www.lexis-nexis.com/hottopics/gacode/


Georgia statutes 40.2.41 said:
GEORGIA CODE
Copyright 2008 by The State of Georgia
All rights reserved.
*** Current through the 2008 Regular Session ***
TITLE 40. MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC
CHAPTER 2. REGISTRATION AND LICENSING OF MOTOR VEHICLES
ARTICLE 2. REGISTRATION AND LICENSING GENERALLY
O.C.G.A. § 40-2-41 (2008)
§ 40-2-41. Display of license plates


Unless otherwise permitted under this chapter, every vehicle required to be registered under this chapter, which is in use upon the highways, shall at all times display the license plate issued to the owner for such vehicle, and the plate shall be fastened to the rear of the vehicle in a position so as not to swing and shall be at all times plainly visible. No person shall display on the rear of a motor vehicle any temporary or permanent plate or tag not issued by the State of Georgia which is intended to resemble a license plate which is issued by the State of Georgia. The commissioner is authorized to adopt rules and regulations so as to permit the display of a license plate on the front of certain vehicles. It shall be the duty of the operator of any vehicle to keep the license plate legible at all times. No license plate shall be covered with any material unless the material is colorless and transparent. No apparatus that obstructs or hinders the clear display and legibility of a license plate shall be attached to the rear of any motor vehicle required to be registered in the state. Any person who violates any provision of this Code section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

HISTORY: Ga. L. 1927, p. 226, § 8; Code 1933, § 68-215; Ga. L. 1977, p. 596, § 1; Code 1981, § 40-2-38; Ga. L. 1982, p. 1584, §§ 3, 6; Code 1981, § 40-2-41, as redesignated by Ga. L. 1990, p. 2048, § 2; Ga. L. 1991, p. 779, § 1; Ga. L. 1992, p. 6, § 40; Ga. L. 1997, p. 419, § 10; Ga. L. 2000, p. 523, § 3.
 

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