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Title 23 : Motor Vehicles

Chapter 007 : REGISTRATION

Subchapter 005 : Display of Number Plates

(Cite as: 23 V.S.A. § 518)
  • § 518. Electronic in-transit permit

    (a) Issuance of permit; length. The Commissioner is authorized to issue electronic in-transit registration permits for the purpose of movement over the highways of certain motor vehicles otherwise required to be registered when the vehicles are sold by a person, other than a registered motor vehicle dealer, to a resident to be transported to or within and registered in this State. The electronic in-transit registration permit issued pursuant to this section shall be valid for a period of 10 days from issuance and shall be in the form and design prescribed by the Commissioner.

    (b) Form of application; fee. The registration may be obtained by submitting an application under oath on a form prescribed and furnished by the Commissioner, which shall require the applicant to attest to compliance with the provisions of section 800 of this title. The Commissioner is authorized to charge a fee of $6.00 for the processing of the application and the issuance of the electronic permit.

    (c) Proof to be carried by operator. It shall be unlawful for any individual to drive a vehicle registered pursuant to this section unless the operator has in his or her possession a valid bill of sale for the vehicle and proof of compliance with the provisions of section 800 of this title. Notwithstanding section 511 of this title, a motor vehicle may be operated without having displayed one or two number plates if the operator has an electronic in-transit registration permit. An operator may prove that he or she is in possession of an electronic in-transit registration permit for the vehicle he or she is operating using a portable electronic device; however, use of a device for this purpose does not in itself constitute consent for an enforcement officer to access other contents of the device. (Added 2019, No. 149 (Adj. Sess.), § 4.)