Driving to Milan/Trezzo and back for the 2012 Europlate Meeting, a few odd sightings made me reach for my camera: Here is the first Italian Taxation Police trailer I’ve ever seen, taken as a moving target on the autostrada, whilst driving at 85kph. Still, it came out all right….
Presumably for collecting the bigger taxation amounts?
Stopping above Nice on the toll-booth rest area, was 116189 RS, my first of the 2002-onwards Tunisian Foreigner series – Régime Suspensif – ‘given to foreign workers who pay taxes monthly’. (Don’t we all?)
Dropping our Editor Paul at the Milan airport on Easter Monday, the less-common Italian Consular Corps plate was seen parked on a Kia 4wd:
The Mercedes Benz Museum at Stuttgart was an impressive visit, though few plates were of interest.
They have made a good facsimile of the Vatican plate borne by the first Popemobile which Benz supplied in the 1980s.
Though the Swiss don’t have vanity plates as such, it seems that one can obtain an interesting out-of-sequence tag:
In Calais I was surprised to find that the local fast-food joint was delivering their delicacies on Luxembourg-registered mopeds!