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Title 23 : Motor Vehicles

Chapter 021 : TITLE TO MOTOR VEHICLES

Subchapter 002 : Certificates of Title

(Cite as: 23 V.S.A. § 2012)
  • § 2012. Exempted vehicles

    No certificate of title need be obtained for:

    (1) a vehicle owned by the United States, unless it is registered in this State;

    (2) a vehicle owned by a manufacturer or dealer and held for sale, even though incidentally moved on the highway or used for purposes of testing or demonstration, or used by an educational institution approved by the Agency of Education for driver training purposes, or a vehicle used by a manufacturer solely for testing;

    (3) a vehicle owned by a nonresident of this State and not required by law to be registered in this State;

    (4) a vehicle regularly engaged in the interstate transportation of persons or property for which a currently effective certificate of title has been issued in another state;

    (5) a self-propelled wheelchair or invalid tricycle;

    (6) a motorcycle that has less than 300 cubic centimeters of engine displacement or a motorcycle powered by electricity with less than 20 kilowatts of engine power;

    (7) any trailer with an unladened weight of 1,500 pounds or less;

    (8) a motor-driven cycle;

    (9) any other type of vehicle designed primarily for off-highway use and deemed exempt by the Commissioner; or

    (10) a vehicle that is more than 15 years old. (Added 1969, No. 297 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1971; amended 1971, No. 54, § 1, eff. April 14, 1971; 1977, No. 20, § 11; 1983, No. 60, § 7; 2009, No. 152 (Adj. Sess.), § 19k, eff. Sept. 1, 2010; 2011, No. 46, § 11; 2013, No. 92 (Adj. Sess.), § 269, eff. Feb. 14, 2014; 2015, No. 50, § 33a, eff. Jan. 1, 2016.)