What does FLT mean on a Colorado license plate?
“Fleet License Plate” means the Colorado red and white graphic license plate that contains the staked letters “FLT”. Fleet license plates do not display year and month validation tabs. “Fleet Number” means the assigned number to a fleet operator who has been approved to participate in the CFRP or CSFP.
What did the letters on the first license plate stand for?
The very first license plates were typically handcrafted on leather or metal (iron) and were meant to denote ownership via the initials. It wasn’t until two years later, in 1903, that the first state-issued license plates were distributed in Massachusetts.
Why do some Colorado license plates red?
The most common license plates you will see are regular passenger plates. You have probably seen several cars with red license plates. The color denotes that the vehicle is part of a fleet.
Why are Colorado license plates different?
The standard passenger car plates are green. Red Colorado license plates are for rental and company or commercial owned vehicles. Green license plates are for standard vehicles used for non-commercial reasons. Red ones are for companies that have fleets of vehicles.
Where are yellow license plates from?
Yellow registration plates are used both front and rear in Luxembourg and the Netherlands. Denmark and Hungary use yellow plates for vehicles registered as commercial vehicles.
How many different Colorado license plates are there?
180 different types
Colorado currently offers 180 different types of license plates, but the white and green mountain design is the state’s iconic look and accounts for 80\% of those issued.
Why are some Colorado license plates red and some green?
The standard passenger car plates are green. Red Colorado license plates are for rental and company or commercial owned vehicles. Green license plates are for standard vehicles used for non-commercial reasons.
Can you paint your license plate in Colorado?
Is it illegal to paint my license plate? Short answer: Yes. Your license plate is the property of the state where your car is registered. It is given to you to provide identification for the vehicle.