New Delhi: It's time to get used to smart number plates on vehicles. After Delhi, it will become mandatory across the country. But what is a smart number plate and how does one get one?
The smart number plate is made of a flexible alloy of aluminum and is completely blank, except for three markers on it which make it very hard to duplicate.
The three markers include a chakra hologram that's very hard to duplicate, the letters 'IND' written in blue and a special number etched indelibly by laser.
Workers stamp each blank plate with your vehicle's license number. The raised letters on the plate are treated with an imported film, which is another security feature that will make it hard to copy....more
08:46 AM, May 21, 2012