A Florida traffic law that governs the visibility of license plates might be a bit too extreme, according to Fourth District Court of Appeal Judge Melanie May, who, in a special concurrence, urged legislators to review it.

May wrote that the wording of Florida Statute 316.605(1) can result in some police officers making “absurd” traffic stops over license plate rims or frames that obscure the words “MyFlorida.com” or “Sunshine State.”

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