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Title 23 : Motor Vehicles

Chapter 007 : REGISTRATION

Subchapter 002 : Fees and Exemptions

(Cite as: 23 V.S.A. § 367)
  • § 367. Trucks

    (a)(1) The annual fee for registration of tractors, truck-tractors, or motor trucks except truck cranes, truck shovels, road oilers, bituminous distributors, and farm trucks used as specified in subsection (f) of this section shall be based on the total weight of the truck-tractor or motor truck including body and cab plus the heaviest load to be carried. In computing the fees for registration of tractors, truck-tractors, or motor trucks with trailers or semi-trailers attached, except trailers or semi-trailers with a gross weight of less than 6,000 pounds, the fee shall be based upon the weight of the tractor, truck-tractor, or motor truck, the weight of the trailer or semi-trailer, and the weight of the heaviest load to be carried by the combined vehicles. In addition to the fee set out in the following schedule, the fee for vehicles weighing between 10,000 and 25,999 pounds inclusive shall be an additional $35.50; the fee for vehicles weighing between 26,000 and 39,999 pounds inclusive shall be an additional $70.98; the fee for vehicles weighing between 40,000 and 59,999 pounds inclusive shall be an additional $248.48; and the fee for vehicles 60,000 pounds and over shall be an additional $390.48. The fee shall be computed at the following rates per 1,000 pounds of weight determined pursuant to this subdivision and rounded up to the nearest whole dollar, the minimum fee for registering a tractor, truck-tractor, or motor truck to 6,000 pounds shall be the same as for the pleasure car type:

    $15.20 when the weight exceeds 6,000 pounds but does not exceed 8,000 pounds.

    $17.39 when the weight exceeds 8,000 pounds but does not exceed 12,000 pounds.

    $19.17 when the weight exceeds 12,000 pounds but does not exceed 16,000 pounds.

    $20.50 when the weight exceeds 16,000 pounds but does not exceed 20,000 pounds.

    $21.46 when the weight exceeds 20,000 pounds but does not exceed 30,000 pounds.

    $21.92 when the weight exceeds 30,000 pounds but does not exceed 40,000 pounds.

    $22.45 when the weight exceeds 40,000 pounds but does not exceed 50,000 pounds.

    $22.65 when the weight exceeds 50,000 pounds but does not exceed 60,000 pounds.

    $23.42 when the weight exceeds 60,000 pounds but does not exceed 70,000 pounds.

    $24.21 when the weight exceeds 70,000 pounds but does not exceed 80,000 pounds.

    $24.99 when the weight exceeds 80,000 pounds but does not exceed 90,000 pounds.

    (2) Fractions of 1,000 pounds shall be computed at the next highest 1,000 pounds, excepting, however, fractions of hundredweight shall be disregarded.

    (b) The annual fee for registration of a category I special purpose vehicle shall be $178.00, and the annual fee for a category II special purpose vehicle shall be $415.00.

    (c)-(e) [Repealed.]

    (f)(1) The annual fee for registration of a farm truck of a total weight, determined as provided in subsection (a) of this section, used only for the transportation of agricultural products produced on, and material to be used in connection with the operation of, a farm or farms owned, operated, or occupied by the registrant, or motor trucks that are agricultural custom service vehicles as defined in subdivision 4(70) of this title, shall be $40.00 if the total weight is less than 18,000 pounds. If the gross weight is at least 18,000 pounds but is less than 35,000 pounds, the fee shall be $61.00. If the gross weight is at least 35,000 pounds but does not exceed 60,000 pounds, the fee shall be $115.00. If the gross weight exceeds 60,000 pounds but does not exceed 80,000 pounds, the fee shall be $182.50.

    (2) In the event that a farm truck or agricultural custom service vehicle so registered is thereafter registered for general use during the same registration year, the fee or a pro rata portion thereof shall be applied toward the fee for general registration. The provisions of this subdivision shall not apply to licensed cattle and poultry dealers.

    (g) [Repealed.]

    (h) Loader backhoes used primarily for agricultural related purposes are exempt from the provision of this section.

    (i) The annual fee for registration of a truck used for logging shall be determined pursuant to the provisions of subsection (a) of this section. Trucks used for logging shall be those motor vehicles used exclusively for the transportation of harvested forest products from a forested site.

    (j) [Repealed.]  (Amended 1961, No. 286, § 2, eff. Aug. 1, 1961; 1963, No. 223, § 3; 1964, No. 19 (Sp. Sess.), § 2, eff. March 9, 1964; 1965, No. 120, § 1; 1973, No. 156 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. March 15, 1974; 1977, No. 29, eff. April 1, 1977; 1979, No. 46, § 1, eff. April 26, 1979; 1979, No. 196 (Adj. Sess.), eff. May 6, 1980; 1981, No. 87, § 10; 1981, No. 172 (Adj. Sess.), § 3; 1983, No. 112 (Adj. Sess.); 1983, No. 252 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; 1985, No. 85, § 10; 1985, No. 124 (Adj. Sess.), § 4, eff. April 18, 1986; 1987, No. 145 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. May 13, 1988; 1989, No. 51, § 20; 1995, No. 119 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. April 25, 1996; 2001, No. 69, § 10, eff. Jan. 1, 2002; 2001, No. 75 (Adj. Sess.), § 4; 2001, No. 102 (Adj. Sess.), § 12; 2001, No. 139 (Adj. Sess.), § 3, eff. May 15, 2002; 2005, No. 175 (Adj. Sess.), §§ 32, 41; 2009, No. 50, § 43; 2011, No. 128 (Adj. Sess.), § 16; 2015, No. 159 (Adj. Sess.), § 19; 2019, No. 131 (Adj. Sess.), § 146.)