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28-4544 - Manufacturer laden vehicle test license plates; fees
28-4544. Manufacturer laden vehicle test license plates; fees
A. For the purposes of testing laden vehicles designed for the transportation of cargo, a manufacturer may obtain a manufacturer laden vehicle test license plate or year validation tab by applying to the department and by paying an annual fee as follows:
1. Thirty-six dollars, for a vehicle with a declared gross weight of twelve thousand pounds or less.
2. Two hundred fifty-three dollars, for a vehicle with a declared gross weight of more than twelve thousand pounds but not more than twenty-six thousand pounds.
3. One thousand seventy dollars, for a vehicle with a declared gross weight of more than twenty-six thousand pounds.
B. Except as provided in subsection C of this section, the manufacturer shall use the laden vehicle test license plate on a laden vehicle that is being tested on the highways of this state by the manufacturer during the period for which the fee is paid.
C. A manufacturer shall not use a manufacturer laden vehicle test license plate issued for a vehicle in one fee class pursuant to subsection A of this section on a vehicle in another fee class designated for a vehicle with a higher declared gross weight.
D. The procedures for applying for and receiving a manufacturer laden vehicle test license plate and the privileges and restrictions on the use of the plates are the same as for a manufacturer unladen truck and passenger vehicle test license plate as provided by sections 28-4539 through 28-4542, except that a person operating a laden vehicle with a manufacturer laden vehicle test license plate may not operate or use the laden vehicle for personal use transportation.