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Vehicle registration plates of New Jersey

New Jersey
New Jersey license plate 2014.jpg
Current Garden State plate, with screened serial
Current series
SloganGarden State
Size12 in × 6 in
30 cm × 15 cm
MaterialAluminum
Serial formatA12-BCD
Introduced1992 (1992)
(current version introduced April 2014)
Availability
Issued byNew Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission
History
First issuedJune 1, 1908 (1908-06-01)
(pre-state plates from 1903 to May 31, 1908)

The U.S. state of New Jersey first required its residents to register their motor vehicles in 1903. Registrants provided their own license plates for display until 1908, when the state began to issue plates.[1]

Plates are currently issued by the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission. Front and rear plates are required for most classes of vehicles, while only rear plates are required for motorcycles and trailers.

  1. ^ "Old New Jersey License Plates". LeatherLicensePlates.com. Retrieved August 20, 2017.