Government

This section will not cover Political-related plates.

additional types:

Highway Patrol/State Transport Police

Motorcycle - see Motorcycle (Government)


POSSIBLE GOVERNMENT ISSUES before 1962
- possible that "R" prefix without a following letter could be Government
   (R normally for Replacement followed by weight class)

- possible that "U" and/or "V" were Government (U & V reportedly used only on School Buses*)
   *School Bus fleet is entirely owned by the State since 1948

- possible that "W" were Government owned truck or trailer.


GOVERNMENT
First Year of Issue 1962 (State, County, Municipal)
pairs 1962-1974

passenger colors 1962-1975


1962






1963






1964

variation of dash placement noticed on various types



1965






1966





1967






                          
1968






1969






1970






1971






                           
1972






                            
1973






1974




1975




 
1976-1978

passenger stickers used




1979?-2009
State Outline base (same as 1981 passenger)
numbering began at SG10001 (4 digit reserved for motorcycle)
(SG99xxx, CG99xxx, MG99xxx reserved for Low Speed Vehicles)







no background image


                            

background image returns



later issues, no embossed border




2009-June 22, 2017
same design, flat/screenprinted number





c.2014, after SG98999, format changed to 10001SG


June 22, 2017-present
"standard" design, red/blue horizontal stripes top; flat
stacked prefix






























































Permanent believed to start in 1972, only for trucks/trailers
Numbering began at 10001




































Regional Government
 First Year of Issue ????