The number plate mixture ‘OL M8TE’ – a distortion on the Australian phrase ‘Old mate’ has been called Queensland’s best ‘true blue number plate combination’ of the year.
The top personalised number plate listings for 2014 were carefully chosen by Personalised Plates Queensland, another firm that fabricates number plates in Queensland.
The company declared its 2014 preferred number plate mixtures in a series of classes.
Amongst the personal tales behind the personalised plates were five kids who saved up together to purchase their dad the registration plate DADSTOY after he scrupulously refurbished a 1971 Ford XY Falcon GT.
Another gentleman listed the registration plate I CU QT to pay tribute to a 1939 Ford Coupe hot rod that was brought in from the United States sometime in 2014.
In terms of the status of the products, Southport is the hometown of the personalised registration number plate, with the area finishing top of the Queensland register for the second year in succession.
Buderim, Surfers Paradise, Caboolture and Forest Lake follow Southport with Logan, Beaudesert, Fitzroy, South Brisbane, and Ipswich finish the rest of the top ten..
There are now exists over 700,000 personalised number plates throughout Queensland.
The best chosen number plate combinations for 2014 were:
- OL M8TE
- NO RU5H
The Best in Show number plates were:
- I FLASH
- THE VIP
- ZED HOT
- YE BABE
- U LK GR8
- I C U QT – for the 1939 Ford coupe hot rod
The most unlikely pick-up registration plates for 2014 were:
Most Romantic registration plates went to:
- 84IDO A( 30th wedding anniversary present from a husband to a wife)
- AMO (A Spanish man declared his love for his new Maserati)
‘Best Car Love’ registration plates were:
- I BORT A and I GOT A (attached to a Jeep)
- MY COUP
- ULUV17 (translates to ‘You Love It’)
- MI MOKE
The Classiest number plate combinations for 2014 were:
- LA DE DA
- BMB918 – A 94 year-old Rolls Royce owner used his initials and his birth month and year
Finally, The Best Pop Culture Plates were:
- AW SNAP
- XUZE ME (For a man who bought a ‘pimped-out’ Nissan Narvara)
- R U COOL