Kind of a question for those that work in a car dealership.
Well my 38 week pregnant wife got in a car accident the other day, luckily she was in a Suburban and the baby is doing ok, wasn't that violent of a car accident, just a parking lot type dent. The police determined that my wife was not at fault and issued a ticket to the other driver. Problem is the other driver, is here suppsoedly visiting family (he is hispanic - I'm assuming here illegally), has no licenses, car had dealership plates, there is no insurance on the car. The guy was arrested and the car was towed. According to my wife, the cop said that we may be able to go after the dealship for repairs or sue the guy himself (but he said good luck collecting anything from him). The cop also said that dealerships plates are commonly passed around from car to car with illegal aliens, but he said in this case it could not be determined since there was no paper work to prove either way if he was in the US illegally or just didn't have his passport with him.
My question is, does anyone know how dealship plates work, I thouhgt they were just used when you test drove the car? How can they get passed around from car to car, how can non-US citizens be able to get dealership plates to pass around between their friends?