Dirty license plates hinder state road funding

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(WTVR) - A new DMV study finds many drivers are cheating the system costing the state $70,000 a year.

The report says drivers are using the E-Z Pass lane, but their plates are obstructed and unreadable, so the driver can't be charged.

So Virginia State Police are looking into newer license plate designs as prevention.

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