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Title 23 : Motor Vehicles

Chapter 007 : REGISTRATION

Subchapter 004 : Registration of Dealers and Transporters

(Cite as: 23 V.S.A. § 491)
  • § 491. Transporter application; eligibility; use of transporter plates

    (a) A transporter may apply for and the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles, in his or her discretion, may issue a certificate of registration and a general distinguishing number plate. Before a person may be registered as a transporter, he or she shall present proof:

    (1) of compliance with section 800 of this title; and

    (2) that he or she either owns or leases a permanent place of business located in this State where business will be conducted during regularly established business hours and the required records stored and maintained.

    (b) When he or she displays thereon his or her transporter's registration plate, a transporter or his or her employee or contractor may transport a motor vehicle owned by the transporter, repossessed, or temporarily in the transporter's custody, and it shall be considered to be properly registered under this title. Transporter's registration plates shall not be used for any other purposes and shall not be used by the holder of such number plates for personal purposes. (Added 1965, No. 106, § 2(a), eff. Feb. 1, 1966; amended 1969, No. 258 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. May 1, 1970; 2015, No. 50, § 2.)