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5773
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An official license plate was not required for a car or motorcycle in North Carolina before 1909. That requirement began on July 1, 1909. Stinson discusses the history of North Carolina's motor vehicle license plates.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 35 Issue 3, Mar 2003, p28-29, il Periodical Website
Record #:
6886
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The North Carolina Department of Prisons inherited the making of license plates from the highway department in 1929. Plates were made at Central Prison in Raleigh until 2001 when the operation outgrew the facility. A new plant was built in 2001 at the Correctional Institution for Women in southeast Raleigh where plates are now made. It costs $1.51 to make a plate that sells for $20 a car and $30 if personalized. Last year the tag plant generated $4.1 million of revenue for the state.
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16651
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The NC Coastal Federation license plate surpassed 5000 plates sold. The popular program, which began in 2006 through North Carolina's Division of Motor Vehicles, has contributed to $177,000 to date to the non-profit environmental group.
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30921
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A half century ago, North Carolina made its first systematic registration of motor vehicles, instructing drivers to make their own license plate with an assigned set of numbers. Now, the manufacture of 1960 plates will have a uniform color scheme of black on yellow and display 'drive safely.' The plates will be distributed from 80 branch offices, after being pressed and printed through the prison system.