WHY?

No really, what are the possible reasons?
  1. His other car has "NOWS"
    Suggested by   @roche
  2. L8ters gotta l8te.
    Suggested by   @roche
  3. He's a sk8ter boi.
    Suggested by   @roche
  4. 50 Shades fan:Laters Baby
    Suggested by   @MaddyandOwensMom
  5. His other car has 'H8RS"
    HT to @roche
    Suggested by   @andersun
  6. You're supposed to turn the 8 sideways, it reads "Looters"...he's a pirate
    And he gets mad when people say "laters" much like Jack Sparrow..sorry..I mean CAPTAIN Jack Sparrow
    Suggested by   @LeahG
  7. Maybe they really wanted LO8STERS (BC of their love for fancy seafood) but someone beat him to it, then they saw L8TERS in the ashes and made a bad decision in the moment...
    Suggested by   @dev
  8. He lives and drives in North Carolina....?
    Suggested by   @BWN_7
  9. If you are behind him, reading the plate, you will be l8te.
    Suggested by   @Alphonse
  10. L8TERZ was taken.
    Suggested by   @moonjockey