If you haven't figured out where to put your Iowa license plate sticker or how to use a roundabout, I'm going to need you to hand in your driver's license. I continue to see people make their license plates look like the front of a college mini-fridge, or their rear windshield.

Whether it's me or the Iowa Department of Transportation, it seems we can't get it into these people's heads you can't be willy-nilly with your license plate sticker. I instantly looked up if that is legal or not in Iowa and, spoiler alert, it's illegal to put it wherever.

Iowa, You Can't Put Your Sticker Wherever

Yes, I did take a photo of the person on Kimberly with their stickers in a really illegal spot, but let me show you the B100 truck's license plate first. To the past radio DJs, thanks for committing a crime for not putting a sticker in the one spot where it has always gone.


The State of Iowa not only tells you on their website where to put your license plate stickers, but they also created a gray box to help you even more.

Iowa Tax and Tags
Iowa Tax and Tags

Here are the rules when putting your license plate sticker on in Iowa

  1. For a large Iowa Standard License plate, place the Registration Renewal Sticker (license plate sticker) in the bottom, left corner of the rear license plate.

Can I get in trouble for putting my Iowa license plate stickers somewhere else?

Yes, you definitely can. Especially if you're covering up parts of the letter and/or numbers on your plate like this van I was following. If this is your van, you're welcome for blurring out the letters and wash your vehicle.

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According to GRL Law, you can get pulled over and a citation for having your license plate stickers in the wrong spot in Iowa.

Iowa Code section 761-400.53(1)(321) literally tells you where to put your sticker and where there are exceptions to the rules. Is an Iowa law enforcement officer going to pull you over? Probably not. Can they? Yep.

Don't make Iowa police a stickler, properly place your sticker.

The Top Ten Excuses You Can Use to Cancel a Date

Have you ever had to bail on a date when you realized the person was total garbage? You realized you got yourself into a situation with someone you're not even interested in.

Before we reveal the top 10 excuses to get out of a date, here are a few fun dating facts.

People will tolerate an average of 51 minutes of a bad date before making their excuses to leave, according to research.

Daters were also asked about bowing out ahead of time with 44% of people saying they have done that. On average, we'll cancel 19 hours beforehand.

Here are the ten most common excuses we've used to get out of a date.

Gallery Credit: Dwyer & Michaels

A Look Inside El Compita's New Davenport Location

El Compita Mexican Restaurant opened a new location at 1720 E Kimberly Rd in Davenport. The original location is located at 14010 112th Ave in Davenport, right off Highway 61. That location opened on September 27, 2020.

Gallery Credit: Connor Kenney/Townsquare Media Quad Cities

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