Lawmaker wants to strengthen personalized license plate guidelines

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SALT LAKE CITY — A lawmaker hopes to tighten up the rules on what can be requested for a personalized license plate.

Current Utah law says personalized plate requests can be denied if they carry connotations that are offensive to “good taste and decency or that would be misleading.”

The Utah Division of Motor Vehicles website specifies this as words or numbers that reference drugs; are sexual, vulgar, or derogatory in nature; suggest ideas dangerous to public welfare; or disrespect “race, religion, deity, ethnic heritage, gender, or political affiliation.”

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