601 KAR 35:070. License plates for trucks operated under cooperative agreements

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Published: 2015

      601 KAR 35:070.

License plates for trucks operated under cooperative agreements.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS

177.9771

      STATUTORY

AUTHORITY: KRS 177.9771

      NECESSITY,

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:

      (1) Applicable

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

information:

      (1) Owner's name

and address;

      (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.

 

      Section 4.

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

issued.

 

      Section 6.

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.

4-14-87.)
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