CHP To Stop Issuing Special License Plate Frames

SACRAMENTO (AP) - The California Highway Patrol and a benefit
foundation are doing away with expensive license plate frames that
may have bought some drivers a pass on traffic tickets.

Commissioner J.A. Farrow worries the frames create a perception that contributors to the California Highway Patrol 11-99 Foundation are getting beneficial treatment from CHP officers.

Donors who gave $5,000 received the license plate frame and a brass identification card with a small star similar to a patrol officer's badge.

At Farrow's request, the foundation voted last week to stop issuing the frames by January.

Farrow this month sent out an agency-wide memo that reiterates the CHP's policy against giving anyone special consideration after the Los Angeles Times raised questions about the frames.
Information from: The Los Angeles Times,

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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