There's a lot of busted looking NYS license plates out there on the roads. If yours is peeling, that could get you pulled over and ticketed.

"There is a possibility you could be stopped if your plate is unreadable due to wear and tear or peeling," Syracuse.com reports. "It's your responsibility to replace the worn tags, and replacements can be ordered for free from the DMV."

Click here for instructions on how to replace your plates for free.

"We are aware that some older license plates may show delamination (peeling) of their printed coating," states the DMV website. "We will exchange plates that are peeling for a new set of license plates free of charge.  If the plates show natural use, fading, chips or crash damage, you must pay to replace them."