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City, community leaders want 'RVA' license plate

Thursday - 12/19/2013, 6:10pm  ET

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- The city of Richmond and community leaders are hoping drivers can show their area pride with a new license plate.

Officials on Thursday announced the design for the "RVA" license plate they hope to submit to the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles.

They must first pre-sell 350 of the license plates before the design can be submitted. Once submitted, the DMV could take up to nine months to start producing the plates.

The Richmond-Times Dispatch reports ( that the General Assembly and governor must also authorize all special license plates.

According to the announcement, the plate costs $10 annually, or $20 for a personalized plate or transfer.


Information from: Richmond Times-Dispatch,

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