Friday, July 22, 2011

Kerouac license plates request: UPDATED October 15, 2019

So far, I only have two examples of Kerouac-inspired license plates to share with readers of The Daily Beat. THERE HAVE TO BE MORE OUT THERE! This is a plea for help. Next time you see one, snap a pic with your phone or your camera and e-mail it to The Daily Beat (

I'll post it here on The Daily Beat (and give you credit).

Please share this request with your Blogger friends, Facebook friends, Twitter friends, etc. Let's get the word out there and create a real collection of Kerouac-inspired license plates! Thanks!


This below came in from Dave on April 20, 2014.

This below came in from The Beat Museum's Jerry Cimino April 20, 2014.

The below was posted by writer, Milena Oda L├íska, to the Jack Kerouac Facebook group on March 31, 2017. Check out her work here:

The below came from Brooks, who saw this plate in rural Pennsylvania in May 2018.

From Edward via e-mail October 15, 2019:

And, of course, here is our RV license plate:


Robert D. Shelton said...

I have the only "KEROUAC" license plate in Texas. It maintains pride of place on my 1961 Black Thunderbird Hardtop.

Rick Dale, author of The Beat Handbook said...

Robert, I dig your plate and your car! Can you send a pic of the plate to me at so I can add it to this post?