All motorised vehicles in India need a unique car registration number. It is also known as Licence Number. This number is displayed on the Vehicle number plate both in the front and the rear side of the vehicle. This registration number is issued by the Road Transport Office (RTO) of each state of India. As per the law, all Vehicle Number Plates has to follow certain guidelines. The font should be in ‘English Letters’ and ‘Modern Arabic Numerals’.
The size of the font varies depending on the type and size of the vehicle. There are specific colour codes for the vehicle number plates as well, like:
- Private cars and two-wheelers have white number plates with black font
- Commercial vehicles such as trucks, buses and taxis have number plates with yellow background and black font
- Self-driven commercial vehicles and rental vehicles have yellow coloured fonts on a black background
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