I think the security (name and address getting) is the main thing for me! For instance I went a few years ago to an insurance website, put in NO other details except my reg, and it came up with my name and address for "identity verification".
Obviously this could be easily exploited, and I'm sure there are lots of other sites with this loophole out there!
I always think the risk is over exxagerated, your average crook will follow you home, watch where you part in the day time, or operate in other, less sophisticated ways. But, it never hurts to be on the cautious side.
I dont blank mine out ever...I see no difference in posting a pic here with the full plate displayed, to that of driving down the street with it displayed.
For any budding theives...you'd better hurry up, as it goes back to the lease company soon, and the gearbox is knackered anyways If you have any more luck wth our local dealer than I have...fair play to you
Personally i would blank mine out. It makes it easier for someone with exactly the same looking car as you to get some plates made up and go do driveaways from garages but with your reg being caught on all the cameras
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