How Steve Jobs Drove Without License Plates
He found a loophole and drove new leased cars
By John Johnson, Newser Staff
Posted Oct 27, 2011 2:10 PM CDT
Steve Jobs in a 2008 file photo.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – One of Steve Jobs' quirks was that he always a drove a car without license plates. But just how did he get away with it? The surprisingly simple answer, from Gizmodo via iTWire: California law allows you to drive a new car for six months without plates. So every sixth month, Jobs would turn in his silver Mercedes-Benz and lease a brand-new one of the same model. "It's a hilariously logical rich man way of thinking to sidestep the law," writes Gizmodo's Casey Chan.

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Oct 28, 2011 1:51 PM CDT
Meaningless, empty, trivial, dull, boring, pointless, I really need the worlds biggest thesaurus to comment adequately on this. PS: I didn't mean to make it rhyme I do that all the time.
Oct 28, 2011 12:51 AM CDT
He was such an asshole. Nothing Apple makes or made is important. They only make stupid toys for those who are easily distracted by shiny objects. If every Apple product disappeared, nothing would change.
Oct 27, 2011 10:30 PM CDT
Shows how the rich cheats and get by with things. Too cheap to own a car and buy license plates. I bet he probably had no insurance.