State of Nevada
Department of Motor Vehicles and Public Safety
Public Information Office
Contact: Kimberly J. Evans
555 Wright Way, Carson City, Nevada 89711
(702) 687-1300


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 2, 1998

News from: Registration 98-103

DMV Now Issuing Lake Tahoe License Plates

Portion of fees dedicated to support the preservation of the Lake Tahoe Basin

Beginning today, the Department of Motor Vehicles and Public Safety will make available the new Lake Tahoe license plate to interested Nevada drivers. The light blue and lavender plate features a depiction of Lake Tahoe and its surrounding area with the dark blue letters "LT," followed by 5 numbers. The slogan, "Protect Lake Tahoe," appears in dark blue at the bottom of the license plate.

Fees for the plate include $61.00 for the initial registration and $30.00 each year for the renewal, plus all other registration fees. $25.00 of the initial registration fee of $61.00 and $20.00 of the $30.00 renewal fee shall be deposited with and administered by the Division of State Lands of the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. These monies will be used soley for the support of programs for the preservation and restoration of the natural environment of the Lake Tahoe Basin.

Personalized Lake Tahoe plates are also available for $96.00 for the initial registration, plus all other registration fees; and $50.00 each year for the renewal, plus all other registration fees.

For further information on the Lake Tahoe plate or other specialized plates, contact the Special Plates section of the Registration Division at 687-3281.

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