Just got my plates! 313 hope this isn't a harbinger of luck. A parking official in DesPlaines stopped, got out of her vehicle checked the front plate, then checked the back plate, repeated the process. returned to her vehicle with what appeared to be a ticket book, I then intervened. She had noticed the plate as not being one she had ever seen and also noted that it was good for two years. So she was now going to run the vehicle vin, as nothing came back with the plate number. We had a conversation about the relative merits of the leaf, she didn't get the whole vin but is now informed on what a great car Leafs are and all went away happy. Illinois doesn't seem to be on top of the whole "Electric Car" thing yet! Also we thought that the image of Lincoln should be centered between EL and the number sequence.