The Cayman Islands requires its residents to register their motor vehicles and display vehicle registration plates .Vehicles plates usually have six numbers on them, separated into groups of three. Most plates have 'Cayman Islands' written beneath the numbers and are North American standard 6 × 12 inches (152 × 300 mm).
In 2003, quincentennial plates (known as Q-plates) were issued; they had four blue numbers following a 'Q' on a background depicting a picturesque Cayman scene with celebratory logos. Initially, Q-plates were issued with white characters but these were recalled and replaced.
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|Front and rear plates are both black-on-orange for heavy goods vehicles and trailers|
|Front and rear plates are both red-on-white for taxis|
|Front and rear plates are both red-on-yellow for disabled drivers|
|Front and rear plates are both black-on-white for hire cars|
|Front and rear plates are both black-on-yellow for private cars|
|The Governor's car has a crown on a black plate on the front only.|
|Front and rear plates are both black-on-yellow for private cars|
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CC 123 ABC, where
CC is a one- or two-letter county code,
123 is a two- or three-digit group, and
ABC is a three-letter group. The left side of the plate bears a blue vertical strip displaying the 12 stars of the European Union and the country code of Romania (RO). Between 1992-2007 the band featured the Romanian flag instead of the 12 stars. All lettering comes from the Latin alphabet.
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