Guest Host: Marc Fisher

Quirky, colorful license plates can show a driver’s support for everything from the Chesapeake Bay to the Tar Heels. But they have a controversial side too, as evidenced by the recent debate in Virginia’s legislature about whether to approve specialty plates proposed by abortion-rights advocates and their opponents. We look at how topics for plates get chosen and how much revenue they really generate.


  • Jason King Director of Public Affairs for the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators
  • Stefan Lonce Author of the forthcoming book "LCNS2ROM - License to Roam: Vanity License Plates and the GR8 Stories They Tell." He's also editor of the Montauk Sun.
  • Melanie Stokes Public and Media Relations Manager for the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles

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