As it turns out, only eight states produced new plates last year. Which means Ohio beat six states. Woo-hoo.
Man, that's some tough love. Dyer doesn't seem to think our plate deserves second place. Apparently the depiction of a picturesque morning with the Wright brothers flying overhead doesn't do it for him.
From point-blank range, Ohio's plate looks a lot better. It's still too busy, but at least you can identify the myriad pieces-parts. The problem is that when you get more than a few feet away — as in any time you're driving down the road — the plate looks like a nondescript, pastel blob.
But hey, second place is second place. And if Dyer thought our plate was bad, just check out Canadian province New Brunswick's submission.
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