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LPG - Liquified Petroleum Gas

During the gasoline shortages precipitated by the Arab oil embargo of the 1970s, New Mexico for a short time had a special license designation for vehicles which ran on liquified petroleum gas (LPG, also called propane). The designation was on the validation sticker only, which was applied to regular-issue license plates.  Most of these were pickup trucks whose beds provided sufficient space for a propane tank.


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