The secret behind Steve Jobs having no number plate on his Mercedes SL55-AMG

We posted an Article earlier about some of the Less known facts about Steve Jobs, one of them was that Steve Jobs didn’t have a number plate on his car and used to park in handicap parking. We explained the reason behind handcap parking but you guys must be wondering how did he evade traffic cops.

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Steve Jobs Mercedes SL55 AMG

So here is the secret being spilled out

Steve (or someone close to him) spotted a loophole in the California vehicle laws. Anyone with a brand new car had a maximum of six months to affix the issued number plate to the vehicle.

So Jobs made an arrangement with the leasing company; he would always change cars during the sixth month of the lease, exchanging one silver Mercedes SL55 AMG for another identical one. At no time would he ever be in a car as old as six months; and thus there was no legal requirement to have the number plates fitted. - Jon Callas, who had worked in security roles at Apple

via MacRumors

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The DNetWorks Team