Albany, NY -- The state Department of Motor Vehicles will begin issuing the first State emergency management red license plates for vehicles registered to State agencies and local governments.
Vehicles that serve a critical role will be given the new emergency license plates to assure they have immediate access to areas with emergencies. The red plates will carry a new emergency Management indicator for quick identification.
The new plates will have a white background and a red banner with the "EM" designation appearing in the upper left hand corner. The name of the State Agency or the political subdivision and its county of primary use will also be displayed . "State" will appear at the bottom of State Agency plates.