As of this week, Floridians have four new designs from which to choose when purchasing a specialty license plate. The AMerican Legion and the Florida Veterans of the Armed Services plates are recent additions to the selection of specialty tags, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Florida International University tags feature updated designs.
The American Legion plate depicts a soldier, the American legion emblem and the American flag. A portion of revenue generated from sales will go to the American Legion Department of Florida, which supports Boys State and Auxiliary Girls programs. as well as the AL Dept. of Veteran Affairs and Rehabilitation programs.
The Florida Veterans of the Armed Services tag joins the list of military specialty plates and is available to any United States Armed Services veteran who meets the eligibility requirements. Those requirements include proof of vehicle ownership, Florida residency, veteran status and release or discharge from and U.S. military branch.
THe Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Florida International University also feature a new look and continue to generate revenue for their respective causes.
Floridians can select from 123 specialty plate designs that were created to support collegiate, environmental, wildlife, military, sports and special interest groups. There are also 27 special military tags. The designs can be viewed on the DHSMV website at http://www.flhsmv.gov/dmv/specialtytags/