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Iowa rolls out new 'Blackout' specialty license plates

Posted at 2:12 PM, Jul 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-02 15:12:47-04

ANKENY, Iowa (KMTV) — Iowans can now choose an all-black license plate with white lettering. Iowa Department of Transportation started offering the "Blackout" speciality plate option on July 1st.

The last legislative session authorized them.

The new plates cost $35 for the standard plate. A personalized plate is an additional $25.

Funds collected from the blackout plate will go into the Road Use Tax Fund, which supports state, county and city road and bridge projects throughout the Hawkeye State.

You can order the plate online or complete a form to mail in.