How to Buy a Good Quality License Plate Light

Whether you are replacing a license plate light, or adding one to your vehicle to be sure that your license plate is visible in all sorts of weather, buying a good quality license plate light can be simple. Cops love to run your license plate number, so being sure you have the light on helps you stay legal without them needing to pull you over because they aren’t able to read the numbers on your license plate.

The license plate light is a part that is likely to get hit hard by rocks and other road debris, making it more susceptible to damage than many other vehicle parts that are more effectively protected.

Here are some tips to ensure you have the best license plate lights:

  • Lens material: Automotive license plate lights are generally made of transparent plastic materials and offer a lightweight option instead of going with a more expensive (and potentially dangerous) glass lens. While you won’t generally find glass license plate light lenses, some older vehicles may have them. These in particular are vulnerable to road debris, and leave a sharp reminder behind if they are broken or damaged in a collision.

  • Lens color: You can mix and match different colors of license plate lenses to add some style and interest to your ride.

  • Lens shape: License plate lights generally contain a lens that is either flat or convex. The convex lenses allow the light to permeate just a bit more effectively than the flat lens, but both are effective.

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Riley

41 years of experience
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Riley
41 years of experience
Subaru Forester - License Plate Light - Washington, District of Columbia
He was very kind and professional - quickly diagnosed the problems with our car and repaired them. I would highly recommend Riley for your car repair needs.

Ramon

20 years of experience
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Ramon
20 years of experience
Chevrolet Impala - License Plate Light - Tucson, Arizona
Ramon is very professional and personable. He took the time to explain how the window regulator works and why mine needed to be replaced. Found and repaired a couple of other issues I had with my car as well. Thanks to Ramon my first experience with "Your Mechanic" was a good one and I will definitely use your business again.

Damian

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Damian
11 years of experience
Chevrolet Corvette - License Plate Light - Melbourne, Florida
Damian was early, arrived prepared and did the job quickly and well. He is very knowledgeable and a really nice guy. I would definitely want him to come out again if I needed anything else done, and I would recommend him to anybody needing automotive service done at their home in Melbourne.

Travis

13 years of experience
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Travis
13 years of experience
Hyundai Santa Fe - License Plate Light - Minneapolis, Minnesota
Travis was GREAT! Really appreciated the ingenuity he displayed in solving the problem! Thank you again Travis!

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