Why are number plates covered when cars are transported?
QuestionWhen second-hand cars are transported, why are the last three characters on their number plate blacked out?
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Name: Phil, Croydon
Answer: They are salvage cars and it's to stop cloning of number plates for cars that are no longer being used.
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Answer: It's to stop the ANPR System - the cameras that recognise the number plates - reading the number plates when it's on the back of the truck.