SGI expands Rider plates to motorcycles and snowmobiles
Sept. 28, 2012
Saskatchewan football fans will soon be able to show their Rider Pride on almost any ride.
Starting Oct. 1, SGI will begin offering its Rider specialty plates in a smaller format for use on motorcycles and snowmobiles.
"It’s no secret Rider Priders are the world’s greatest fans, and are incredibly loyal and supportive of our team," said Minister Responsible for SGI Donna Harpauer. "That's evident by how many Rider plates you already see on vehicles all over Saskatchewan, and now fans will be able to proudly display them on their motorcycles and snowmobiles too."
The smaller plate follows the same design as the large plate, featuring the Roughrider logo and the phrase "Pride Lives Here," with regular series plates featuring an R followed by three numbers. The cost for the small format plate will be the same as the original plate, $50 plus GST, with net proceeds again going to the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Small format Rider licence plates can also be personalized, as long as it is four characters or fewer, for a total cost of $125 plus GST.
SGI has issued more than 23,300 Rider plates since they were introduced in 2010, resulting in proceeds of over $600,000 for the football club.
"It never ceases to amaze me how dedicated, loyal and passionate our fans are," said Saskatchewan Roughriders President and CEO Jim Hopson. "I'd like to thank SGI for giving fans yet another way to show off their Rider Pride, but most importantly I'd like to thank the fans for their incredible support of the Rider plate program over the past two years."
Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) is the province's self-sustaining auto insurance fund. SGI operates 21 claims centres and five salvage centres across Saskatchewan with a head office in Regina. SGI also works with a network of over 400 motor licence issuers across the province. Customers can now do some transactions online. Look for the MySGI link under Online Services on your motor licence issuer's website or SGI's website.