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PlateWire is a public repository and electronic forum of drivers by drivers. Using a drivers license plate, commuters can communicate their thoughts and feelings in regards to driving on today's roadways.
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Award a good driver for their good deed Award
flag or warn a bad driver of their bad action Flag
notify a driver of a physical danger or hazard with their vehicle Hazard
send a flirtacious message to a driver you liked Wink

Wire Legend

Award Flag Wink Hazard

To "Award" a driver, is to say thanks to a driver for showing courtesy and thoughtfulness.

To "Flag" a driver, is to warn a driver of his/her rude and/or careless behavior that you have witnessed.

To "Wink" at a driver, is to send a flirtacious message to a driver you've encountered.

To "Hazard" a driver is to warn them of a physical hazard that their vehicle exhibits.


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  • This dumbass blew through the red light at the intersection of Harry Byrd highway and Belmont Ridge road at Lansdowne.
    5111CY
    Lansdowne
    April 23 2014
  • Yet another brainless idiot holding up traffic in the passing lane, passing nobody. This genius dove over to the right at the last second to catch the Greenway exit, after holding up traffic in the left lane for Lord-only-knows-how-long. Hey, STUPID! MOVE THE FUCK OVER AND LET TRAFFIC PASS. Left lane=PASSING lane, right lane=cruising lane. Got it? STAY RIGHT WHEN NOT PASSING, DUMBASS.
    WMG-3224
    Route 7, Loudoun county
    April 23 2014
  • Another brainless idiot holding up traffic in the passing lane, passing nobody. This dumb bitch dove over to the right at the last second to TURN RIGHT into the 7- Eleven parking lot at Triple J, after holding up traffic in the left lane for over ten miles. Hey, STUPID! MOVE THE FUCK OVER AND LET TRAFFIC PASS. Left lane=PASSING lane, right lane=cruising lane. Got it? STAY RIGHT WHEN NOT PASSING, DUMBASS.
    WPF-2262
    Route 7 eastbound
    April 23 2014
  • Black Toyota on I-35. April 2014. Habitual tailgater-- the kind that drives as if the bumper of the vehicle in front of them has an inescapable gravity. I witnessed this driver follow too closely (within one-half second) one vehicle after another, all while declining opportunities to pass.
    809BZH
    Roseville
    April 23 2014
  • This dumbass blew through the red light at the intersection of Berryville pike and Gateway drive just east of Winchester.
    XVK-5065
    Winchester east
    April 22 2014
  • Asshole Time Warner dude failed to signal at a stoplight. Incident occurred at 1:15 PM in Hubbard, Ohio, on April 22, 2014. The stupid moron was talking on a cellphone while he was driving, too, which is probably not a surprise. The numbers/letters on the van under his license plate are T11929. Fuck you, Time Warner. Teach your stupid ass technicians how to drive.

*please note I am not sure about the van model. Whatever Time Warner in Youngstown/Warren uses is what the van is.
    PHN 7114
    Hubbard
    April 22 2014
  • Driving south on Willow Springs Road on April 11, 2014 at 17:30 the driver the the Mazda repeatedly weaved in an out of traffic while in each case closing within a car-length of each vehicle in front of them.
    424 1410
    Willow Springs
    April 21 2014
  • Fucking asshole driver!
    356SFH
    Long Island
    April 18 2014
  • This fucking white bitch can't drive!  God, I hate fucking white people!
    CBG3553
    LIE 495 WESTBOUND
    April 18 2014
  • The same fucking brainless prick holding up traffic in the passing lane, passing nobody. This  fucking genius dove over to the right at the last second to catch the Greenway exit, after holding up traffic in the left lane for Lord-only-knows-how-long. Hey, FAGGOT!!!! MOVE THE FUCK OVER AND LET TRAFFIC PASS. Left lane=PASSING lane, right lane=cruising lane. Got it? STAY RIGHT WHEN NOT PASSING, FUCKING DUMBASS!!!!
    BY-TOR
    Route 7 Eastbound
    April 18 2014
  • Another brainless idiot holding up traffic in the passing lane, passing nobody. This genius dove over to the right at the last second to TURN RIGHT onto Regency Lakes drive just east of Winchester, after holding up traffic in the left lane for over ten miles. Hey, STUPID! MOVE THE FUCK OVER AND LET TRAFFIC PASS. Left lane=PASSING lane, right lane=cruising lane. Got it? STAY RIGHT WHEN NOT PASSING, DUMBASS.
    FRM CRIS
    Route 7 westbound
    April 18 2014
  • Yet another brainless idiot holding up traffic in the passing lane, passing nobody. This genius dove over to the right at the last second to catch the Greenway exit, after holding up traffic in the left lane for Lord-only-knows-how-long. Hey, STUPID! MOVE THE FUCK OVER AND LET TRAFFIC PASS. Left lane=PASSING lane, right lane=cruising lane. Got it? STAY RIGHT WHEN NOT PASSING, DUMBASS.
    47DC21
    Route 7, Loudoun county
    April 18 2014
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    Question   Thursday, April 17, 2014

     Does anyone know why there are often 2 black SUVs (Chevy's usually) with blacked out windows who drive like maniacs on GW parkway NB from Alexandria into points north or into DC? They are always in tandem, one right behind the other. It's almost scary how they weave through traffic together. They must be protecting someone? One could never get in between them for sure because the trailing SUV is so close to the first one, no one COULD get between them even if they had to.

    Vigilant1 

    Support   Thursday, April 17, 2014

     Hey all you in Northern Va - I am seeing more and more "Don't Tread On Me" plates! YAY! Wave! I drive a red Jeep so I'm used to waving, but one early morning 2 trucks drove by, both waving to me! Makes me feel like I'm not the only one. :-) Wave, peace sign or whatever. Matters not. The only place I see a higher amount of these plates is at the Chantilly gun show coming up soon!

    Vigilant1 

    SPAMMERS on site   Thursday, April 10, 2014

      WTH is with all these spammers in the comments? Is there a way to flag this crap?
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      Friday, December 27, 2013

     What is it with drivers in Plymouth who can't wait their turn to turn left onto Ann Arbor Road? If you're in a driveway or on General Street, like this moron in a BLUE  SUV about 3:15 this afternoon, oncoming traffic on EB Ann Arbor Road has the right of way. If I'd sped up, the crash would've been his fault. C'mon folks, let's stop being so damn greedy and impatient. and to the moron in the cream Villager who had to squeeze in front of my car on I96 west of Davison, you got honked and yelled at because you were being a selfish dick. Grow up and watch where you're going. Sh$thead. There wasn't room for you. Shut up and grow up.

    jguitar 

    Speed Racer   Friday, December 06, 2013

    Going over the Mass Ave Bridge at 11:30 am today, and I'm doing the speed limit, and some speed racer pulls up so close to me he almost hits me, and then he speeds over into the left lane, cutting off the truck in that lane, and flies by me doing about 50 (speed limit is 30 mph), I was so hoping the cops were at the bottom of that hill today. License plate number 69R-R58, Black sports car. 

    Eggroll5215 

    Still the same stufff   Tuesday, November 19, 2013

    I had hoped to see that certain troll posters had left the site, but alas, it hasn't happened yet. This used to be such a fun place to chat and commiserate about horrible drivers. I'll check back in again someday... AO

    Alaskan Outside 

    FUCKNG ASSHOLE = TOM BOLAND   Friday, November 15, 2013

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    nbty 

    seiktokei; what is it?   Friday, September 13, 2013

    beware of anyone postings with this website and other sites..... http://www.seiktokei.com if you see posting with websites like this or any other. please report. thanks and happy driving

    DGarcia879 

    PD26 - aka nbty   Thursday, July 25, 2013

     Different ID's but the same asshole who is still sucking off his mammas teet. Go back to humping livestock. We all know you can't get any from anywhere else. LOL LOL!!!

    BadWookiee 

    Bad Toyota Camry Drivers? How about a psychotic one?   Wednesday, May 01, 2013

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=_fMHUdsICT8

    michaelknight 

    253 UYO reckless BMW Santa clara   Tuesday, April 16, 2013

    Blue BMW SUV with Washington State license tag 253 UYO just missed running over a pedestrian in a crosswalk by the Santa Clara University campus. Female, blond, early 20s was behind the wheel and took the turn from The Alameda onto El Camino Real at 30mph plus.

    SanJoseCitizen 

    People who would come in 3rd in a 2 horse race.........   Thursday, March 14, 2013

    What is it with people who can't stand to wait 3 seconds while someone in front of them is making a turn.....I mean they'll literally drive over the double yellow lines and over someone's lawn to avoid having to wait a couple of seconds......are we that impatient as a society or do people think their lives are so important that they need to put someone else's at risk? Come on folks......HB

    musicmanhah 

    Tossing Cigarettes   Tuesday, February 05, 2013

    Try this topic... tossing cigarettes

    Vehicle: Chevy Colorado
    Color: Black
    Location: Pensacola, FL


    A few days ago, I saw a Navy Chief toss a cigarette out the window while at a traffic light.

    1. Who thinks that is not a worthwhile flag here and who thinks it is bad enough to be mentioned? Is is real littering or bad enough to start a fire in the right circumstances OR it is not a serious situation.

    2. Who thinks that I should not mention that he is a Navy Chief? I do respect the US military (I was one) but since he was in uniform and had Navy stickers with the Chief symbol, it was plain that he was not concerned to be identified with the Navy while tossing the cigarette out on the street.

    Some wanted a good discussion. Others have left because of trolls. We'll see if we get a mature discussion or a insult match.

    Charcoal Gray 

    What happened to intellectual conversation?   Saturday, December 15, 2012

    HAVING BEEN ONE OF THE ORIGINAL PARTICIPANTS ON THE SITE IT REALLY SADDENS ME TO SEE THAT IT'S NOT BEING VISITED AS OFTEN AND WHEN I BOTHER TO CHECK IT OUT THERE'S ALWAYS SOME KIND OF CHILDISH BEEF GOING ON......BUT USUALLY not ABOUT WHAT THIS SITE WAS DESIGNED FOR.......VEHICLES, ROADS, AND PEOPLE BEHIND THE WHEEL......CORRECT ME IF I'M WRONG BUT I BELIEVE THOSE THINGS ARE STILL OUT THERE......SAVE THE OTHER STUFF FOR fb AND twitter...........COME ON BACK AND JOIN IN CONVERSATIONS THAT CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN OUR LIVES.......{:-)

    musicmanhah 

    Here is an idea...   Thursday, November 22, 2012

    Ban the user pisseddriver26, or take this site down.  Taking neither of these actions is incompatible with rational thinking.

    oddjob3422 

     
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