Not disbelieving this, and agree these are a very bad idea, but was just wondering what the offence would be? I can see it being an endoreable offence (car not set up in accordance with RTA rules etc), so fine and points, but is it a bannable offence? I'm not sure how it would get to a custodial sentence?
Very bad idea, a customer of ours on a bike used to have something that when he went past a camera, he'd press a button and the plate would change from being vertical to horizontal. One day the police found this and banned him with heavy fine..... i'd have thought it was intention to deceive or something like that, don't know penalty though..
Now that the Police have anpr etc I believe that it would be quite easy for an officer to seize the car as evidence or even have it removed to be crushed!! And yes, a massive fine and a ban would probably follow.