When you want to sum yourself up neatly in real life, you hand someone a business card. To do so online, you’ve got 280 characters to play with in your Twitter bio. But on the road, nothing makes a statement about what other drivers can expect as much as your license plate.
Sure, getting a vanity license plate can come off as a little, well, vain. But they can also be fun and silly, and a great way of putting a smile on the face of the poor schmuck stuck in traffic behind you. Plus, since you’ve only got 7 letters to play with, and can’t use a plate that’s already occupied, coming up with a clever and original one can be a real brainteaser.
Read on for some of the funniest vanity plates that have ever graced America’s great roads and highways. And for more pictures that are guaranteed to make your day, check out 25 Funny Photos That Prove Mankind Is Doomed.
For when you need your vanity plates to remind you which vehicle to take based on the weather.
Hopefully this misanthrope doesn’t need to leave the house too often. Also, we hope he takes the time to read the 25 Ways to Be a Happier Person Right Now.
This guy has tricks up his sleeve.
For when you really score in the divorce settlement. Also, it sounds like this could be another one of the 40 Signs Someone Shouldn’t Get Married.
VLAD THE [IMPALA]
When you buy a Chevrolet Impala, any other vanity plate is a sorely missed opportunity.
(There) CAN BE (Only One)
When you buy a Highlander car, you absolutely must make the plate a reference to the infamous motto of the 1986 British-American fantasy action-adventure film of the same name. And for more amazing movie lines, don’t miss the 50 Famous Movie Lines That Were Ad-Libbed.
Simple. Succinct. This car has fully embraced its identity.
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2 BE/NOT 2B
That is the question. The bigger question is whether these two cars belong to the same family or if it’s a cosmic coincidence.
Pretty clever for an electric car.
LFT MY ❤️
“I left my heart in San Francisco/ High on a hill, it calls to me/ To be where little cable cars climb halfway to the stars/ The morning fog may chill the air, I don’t care.”
A brilliant pun based on the best pet since the Tamagotchi. For more ’90s nostalgia, check out 20 Photos Only Kids Who Grew up in the 1990s Will Understand.
I D8 Moms
Putting your Tinder bio on your vanity plate is slightly creepy, but undeniably funny. And for the record, Dating As A Single Mom Isn’t All Bad—Here’s Why.
Yes, that we did.
Someone has seen Austin Powers one too many times.
(LEGEN) W84IT (DARY)
This plate will be the envy of every How I Met Your Mother fan.
This Tesla Model S owner is hardcore trolling anyone who doesn’t drive an electric car. And if you’re a supercar junkie, Watch Tesla’s New Roadster Do Zero-to-60 in Under 2 Seconds.
Indeed they are. Need proof? Then Meet the Adorable Dog That Waits for His Owner’s Train All Day Long.
This definitely wins the free advertising award for license plates.
A perfect license plate for when you’re cruising ahead of all of everyone else on the road.
Looks like we’ve got a Star Wars fan on our hands. How likely is it that this belongs to one of the 11 Biggest Celebrity Star Wars “Geeks”?
A topical use of Donald Trump’s infamous, made-up word.
Obviously, he will not let you pass.
YOLO–which stands for “You Only Live Once–is one of those terms kids today love to use. For more acronyms to familiarize yourself with, check out 20 Online Dating Terms Older People Don’t Know.
We have a winner.
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