A Utah resident,Matt Pacenza, took a picture of a controversial license plate while he was driving. “DEPORTM” seemed to cross boundary of decency.
— Matt Pacenza (@mattpacenza) January 9, 2020
It’s not the first time that there was been controversy in Utah regarding vanity license plates. A few years ago someone had the vanity license plate “FUHRER”.
Both the “DEPORTM” and “FUHRER” vanity plate were flagged for review after complaints from citizens about the offensiveness of them and ultimately revoked.
Vanity license plate requests that were turned down
Fox 13 did a public records request of other license plate applications that fortunately were turned down. Highlights include: