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Old 06-08-2011, 09:50 PM
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Originally Posted by JPEG23 View Post
Hundreds of people see your car/plate every day, and your not doing anything illegal, I don't see any issue. I never got why people hide them onlin.


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Does not apply in this case, but if you were speeding or tracking your car it could affect insurance. I have heard stories of insurance companies paying photographers to take shots of cars at track days and they subsquently drop your coverage if they find out you were tracking your car. This is why most guys tape up their plates on the track.

The main reason I believe people block out plates is once someone has your plate they can easily identify you (ie look up where you live, check the lean on your car, etc...). No big deal but some people are paranoid.
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