Pink Plates for Sex Offenders

You can already check on the internet but now Ohio lawmakers want to give you one more way to spot a convicted sex offender in your neighborhood
y putting pink license plates on their cars. Lawmakers have already done it to drunk drivers
with yellow plates
but does the system really work?

Spot a pink plate in your neighborhood and beware a sex offender is close by. State Representative Michael Deboius says a law putting putting plates on the cars of repeat child sex offenders will help children and police keep themselves safe.

A similar system started in 2004 can tag drunk drivers with yellow plates

Mother's Against Drunk Driver believe the concept works but they'd like to see more offenders get tagged with yellow plates.
f 62, 000 DUI arrests in 2004
nearly 11,000 convicts were given yellow plates. But Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters doesn't believe it works. 

"I seriously doubt the effectiveness of this

drive someone else's car
here are a lot of ways to get around it," said Deters.

A colored shi

ld over a yellow plate is illegal
but plenty of cars have them
and from a distance they work
you can barely tell this plate is a yellow
. D
runk drivers can also avoid the colored tag by postponing their convictions