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Generation Y has been a huge pain in the neck for most automakers since youth don’t seem to be interested, or simply can’t afford to buy a new vehicle, and a new study hints at why young people aren’t interested in driving.
The state of Florida has often been known to do things differently, and if a recent bill is passed by its senate, the state will now offer vanity driver’s licenses to its citizens.
According to a recent study, there are more women with driver’s licenses than men in America, reflecting a change in the gender gap with drivers that could have implications on vehicle sales.
Doo-dads to keep speeding cameras from catching your license plates on film are all over the market, but one Chinese man thought of a better, or at least different plan to speed in his Porsche without penalty.
According to a story originally reported by the China Car Times, an industrious individual decided to live above the law by altering his license place — with toothpaste.
The man thought, cleverly enough, that he could take advantage of having blue plates with white lettering by squirting a little Colgate in creative places. Just like so many high school kids scratching their driver’s licenses to change, for example, an “8″ into a “3,” this fellow made “1′s” into “7′s.” Unfortunately, it seems hisMacGyver-like plans didn’t pan out.
Police slapped him with a fine and took six points, of the 12 drivers start with, from his license. Unfortunately for him, those were the only six he had left, effectively suspending his driving privileges.
[Source: China Car Times]