601 KAR 35:070.
License plates for trucks operated under cooperative agreements.
RELATES TO: KRS
AUTHORITY: KRS 177.9771
FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 177.9771 requires the Transportation Cabinet to
issue identifying license plates for motor vehicles used to transport coal and
operated exclusively under a cooperative agreement entered into pursuant to KRS
177.979 and 603 KAR 5:220. This administrative regulation sets forth the
procedures to be followed in applying for such an identifying license plate.
Section 1. The
owner of a vehicle which is listed in a cooperative agreement entered into
pursuant to KRS 177.979 and 603 KAR 5:220 which will be operated exclusively
over the roads listed in the cooperative agreement, may elect to have an
identifying license plate issued for said vehicle. If so, he shall apply to the
office of the appropriate county clerk for a certificate of registration. There
is no state registration fee for the issuance of this registration, but other fees
and taxes are applicable. Before issuing the certificate of registration, the
county clerk will insure that the applicant has complied with the following:
usage taxes and ad valorem taxes have been paid;
(2) The federal
heavy vehicle highway use tax requirements have been met; and
(3) The vehicle
is insured, if required.
Section 2. The
owner of such a vehicle shall then make application to the Department of
Vehicle Regulation, Division of Motor Vehicle Licensing for an identifying license
plate. The application shall be made on forms prescribed and furnished by the
department. This application form shall contain at least the following
(1) Owner's name
(2) The number
of vehicles to be issued identifying plates; and
(3) The vehicle
identification number of each vehicle.
Section 3. This
application shall be submitted to the Department of Vehicle Regulation,
Division of Motor Vehicle Licensing, State Office Building, Frankfort, Kentucky
40622, together with a copy of the cooperative agreement and a copy of the
certificate of registration issued by the county clerk. Applications may be
submitted in person or by mail.
Registration of each vehicle which is issued the identifying license plate by
the Department of Vehicle Regulation will expire on March 31 of the year for
which it is issued.
Section 5. An
identifying license plate may only be placed on the vehicle for which it was
Vehicles bearing these identifying license plates may be operated on roads not
covered by the cooperative agreement only if empty and subject to the legal
maximum weight limit of the roads.
Section 7. Upon
termination, expiration or cancellation of the cooperative agreement, any
identifying license plate issued pursuant to the terminated cooperative
agreement and this administrative regulation must be surrendered to the
Division of Motor Vehicle Licensing. If the ownership of a vehicle so
registered and licensed is transferred, the identifying license plate must be
surrendered to the Division of Motor Vehicle Licensing. (13 Ky.R. 1686; eff.