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Rhode Island Launches Hybrid-Electric License Plates For EMT Safety

By Stephen Edelstein 639 views Aug 24, 2014 Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter 2011 Nissan Leaf in IIHS crash test Enlarge Photo Hybrid and electrified cars may be good for the environment, but they can pose a danger to first responders. EMTs, police officers, and other rescue workers could be electrocuted if the high-voltage cables in a wrecked vehicle are damaged or exposed. That's why Rhode Island plans to issue special license plates that identify a vehicle as an electric car or plug-in hybrid. The bill creating the new plates was signed into law by Governor Lincoln Chaffee last month, according to local newspaper The Valley Breeze . The plate will have the words "Electric/Hybrid" written on the bottom, where the words "Ocean State" would normally be. The special plates will be available free of charge upon first registration of an electric car or plug-in ...

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