Look what HPD posted today:
License Plate Obstruction Information
August 31, 2006 — Recently there have been some questions regarding State of Texas traffic laws. The below information may be useful:
QUESTION 2: Is it permissible to have protective material covering a license plate or to have a frame around the license plate?
ANSWER: The law prohibits protective material to cover a license plate. The law also prohibits a license plate frame from obscuring the plate number or the wording “State of Texas” or “Lone Star State.”
Texas traffic code, section 502.409 state in part:
“A person commits an offense if the person attaches to