Paying Big Bucks for Cool Number Plates

Z. Mohd Jawi and M. H. Md Isa

Abstract: In Malaysia, vehicle registration number is seen as a symbol of social status, which subsequently becomes an article of trade among vehicle owners due to the high value of certain “cool” numbers. Although such affection cannot be generalized to the whole community; some parties are willing to pay exorbitant price for certain number plates thus giving easy revenue for the government.

Keywords:Vehicle registration number, number plate, Malaysia


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