FORT WORTH, Texas (CBSDFW/AP) — The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles last year rejected about 3,800 proposals for personalized license plates that regulators considered too political or tasteless.
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that the denied license plate messages included offensive, uncouth, racist, derogatory or political messages. The list of vetoed plates includes THE PREZ, CNN FAKE and HII UGLY.READ MORE: Widow Of Good Samaritan Who Suffered Deadly Blow On DART Train, Seeking Answers And Justice
DMV workers review license plate applications based on the Texas Administrative Code. They look out for any allusion to gangs or illegal activities, implied threats of harm and indecent references.READ MORE: Dallas' Vogel Alcove Breaking Cycle Of Poverty Through What Looks Like Playtime
Applicants can appeal in writing if their request is rejected. It takes Texas DMV officials about a month to reach a final decision.
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