The law prohibits license plate covers that obscure the state name, numerals, or letters. This includes opaque license plate covers and even stamps or decals, as well as street racing.
A violation of the law is a Class C with a maximum sanction of $200. A second offense is a Class B misdemeanor, which entails a maximum fine of $500 and a maximum prison sentence of 180 days.
According to lawmakers, the legislation is required to increase public safety by making it simpler for law enforcement personnel to recognize automobiles.