What will the new abbreviation for car licence plates in Bratislava be?

The police have again let the public select the new abbreviation.

(Source: Sme)

The new abbreviation for car license plates registered in the Bratislava district will be BT. The police announced the final result based on the results of a three-round selection process.

The public again had the opportunity to choose the new abbreviation. Registered users were able to select from four proposed abbreviations: BD, BE, BI or BT.

The selection process consisted of three rounds. In the first round, people voted either for BD or BE with BE advancing to the final. In the second round, people decided between BI and BT where BT made it to the final. Eighty nine percent of more than 29,000 participants finally chose BT.

Read also:Have your say - Which Bratislava abbreviation for car licence plates do you prefer? Read more 

The current abbreviation, BL, marking the Bratislava district was also the result of a general public survey. The police expect that all the combinations for BL will be “run off” next year, hence the need for the new abbreviation.

In the past, the abbreviations consisted of three letters and followed an alphabetic order. But, for example, the abbreviation BLB, meaning dummy in Slovak, was skipped.

Get daily Slovak news directly to your inbox

Theme: Bratislava

Read more articles by the topic

Top stories

Threats have worked. People queued for COVID testing before the official start

The nationwide testing in Slovakia started with four districts in the north. Here is a report from the first day in Orava.

Bardejov

Day two of pilot testing in hardest-hit regions is off to a smoother start

PM Igor Matovič and Health Minister Marek Krajčí are helping the sampling teams, too.

Trstená, the Tvrdošín district

No test, no work. Employees will have to take paid or unpaid leave

Those who will be quarantined with a positive test result will be entitled to pandemic sick leave.

Illustrative stock photo

Autumn holidays change, art schools close too

The ministry will contribute to schools to buy computers and other equipment for distance learning.

Illustrative stock photo