Out-of-state license plates
Temp Tags Begone! After Streetsblog Investigation, Texas Eliminates Paper License Plates
Texas will eliminate temporary license plates — the paper versions of real plates that nefarious dealers and outright crooks around the country are selling to drivers to avoid speed cameras, commit other vehicular crimes or simply to keep driving if they lack insurance or a driver's license.
‘Duped’: Blowing the Whistle on an Illegal Temporary License Plate Business
Temporary license plates exist so that people who buy cars can drive them before receiving metal plates. But drivers found another use for them during the pandemic: buy a temp tag on the black market and you can keep your car anonymous and off the books.