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BLACK OUT LICENSE PLATES RISE IN POPULARITY

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Iowa’s blackout license plates went on sale in July and were so popular the state began offering a non-personalized version.

Iowa D-O-T Vehicle Services Manager, Daniel Yeh says they have been able to adjust the production run of the regular plates to meet the demand.

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The blackout plates became the top-selling specialty plate by mid-October.

The plates started with the standard number series that began with the letter I — and quickly moved through those letter combinations.

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The next series of plates will start with the letter J.

He says they do occasionally have to make adjustments in the number sequence for specialized plate requests.

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He is glad they have the computer to keep track of the many variations of plates.

Sales of the blackout plates topped 46-thousand through mid October to pull ahead of the black and gold University of Iowa plates as the best selling specialty license plate.