Lease custom number plates - POKER-MAN, IT-MAN, WO-MAN etc.

Most US states offer residents the ability to register personalised number plates for their cars. The IOM could ofer this by:

- including 'MAN' or 'MN' in an arbitrary string BANK-MAN, MANX-MAN, BUSINESS-MAN, POKER-MAN, FIRE-MAN etc.

- permitting any string but have the 3 legs of man somewhere to identify the plate an manx.

The plates could be leased for 5 years and then re-sold.

Why the contribution is important

The IOM already has significant flexibility in its number plate regime. This is likely to increase with Brexit.

With a few small changes we could generate recurring revenue and help promote the IOM as a place of enterprise and opportunity.

by pjq on May 10, 2017 at 12:10PM

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  • Posted by dpfellows May 11, 2017 at 23:04

    One option within what you say is to do as they have done on occasions in Australia - put the number up for auction or closed bids to create a bit of competition.

    However the marketing was handled the important point you make is that ownership should remain with the Government.
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