If you want to avoid a night in jail and a hefty fine, don’t fake renewing your car’s registration with a black marker.
The Florida Highway Patrol tweeted a photo on Monday of a driver’s failed attempt to avoid paying the annual vehicle registration fee by poorly changing the date on the yellow sticker that goes on license plates.
The driver apparently used a black permanent marker to change the year on the sticker from a "17" to a scribbled "18."
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The FHP sarcastically implied in the tweet that spending $70 to renew your tag the right way would spare drivers a night in jail and a substantial $500 fine.