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Do LEOs have problem with trailers with MAINE license plates?

Discussion in 'Law Enforcement Officers' started by egres, Aug 25, 2013.

  1. Aug 25, 2013 at 1:29 PM
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    egres

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    Do police has problem with trailers that are registered in Maine?

    Some states have draconian requirements and fees to buy and own trailer. One buys small trailer for $200 and spends $500 to register it and pay $40 per month just to own it.

    So one could buy trailer from lowes that's assembled and made in USA, it's safe and has all safety requirements. Then registered it in main using phone or website and receive 5 year plates for under $100.
     
  2. Aug 25, 2013 at 1:35 PM
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    Everyone knows the drug import business comes straight from maine, so yeah.
    Maine and rhode island plates are a no go round these parts. And if you're from Martha's vineyard then you really got a problem.
     
  3. Aug 25, 2013 at 1:40 PM
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    drugs from Maine? i did not know that... south of the border, that what i was thinking. Alot of trailers are registered in Maine by buisneses because lower fees. Just wondering what leo think about, will they pull me over just to check me out?
     
  4. Aug 25, 2013 at 1:44 PM
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    He's being sarcastic. There's no way they're going to pull you over and be like "you better live in Maine with those plates, boyy." It's a trailer I'm sure he won't even notice the difference in plates between your vehicle and the trailer.
     
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    Whatcha think mods?
     
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    I think your insurance company wouldn't approve.

    Maine plates used to be suspicious; during Prohibition. ;)
     
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    All of the landscapeing and small businesses have Maine plates on their trailers, I never knew why until now
     
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    Every state I know of requires you to obtain plates from that state within a certain time period. Technically it would be unlawful to keep out-of-state plates after that time period ends. The chances of an officer noticing a trailer plate and doing anything about it are pretty minimal, though. My department actually pays attention to trailers and we cite people regularly who have gotten away for years without registering their trailers at all or with plates that are years expired. They usually say they've never had an officer notice before, and usually they saved more money than the ticket costs by not paying the fees.
     
  9. May 3, 2015 at 7:56 PM
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    Arizona small utility trailer for personal non commercial use life time plate register once and forget it. Many landscape co's do this and are never bothered.
     
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