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Connecticut Laws | Title 14 Motor Vehicles. Use Of The Highway By Vehicles. Gasoline
CHAPTER 253 BUS TAXATION PRORATION AND RECIPROCITY AGREEMENT
Sec. 14-368. Governor to give notice of withdrawal.

Sec. 14-368. Governor to give notice of withdrawal. (3021)(Text)

Unless otherwise provided in any statute withdrawing this state from participation in the agreement, the Governor shall be the officer to give notice of withdrawal therefrom. (3022)

CHAPTER 254 VEHICLE EQUIPMENT SAFETY COMPACT (3023)(Text)

Secs. 14-369 to 14-378. Vehicle Equipment Safety Compact. (3024)(Text)

Sections 14-369 to 14-378, inclusive, are repealed. (3025)

CHAPTER 255* SNOWMOBILES AND ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES (3026)(Text)

Sec. 14-379. Definitions. (3027)(Text)

As used in sections 14-379 to 14-390, inclusive, subdivisions (3) and (4) of section 12-430 and sections 12-431, 14-33, 14-163 and 53-205, unless the context otherwise requires: (3028)

(1) "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles; (3029)

(2) "Snowmobile" means any self-propelled vehicle designed for travel on snow or ice, except vehicles propelled by sail; (3030)

(3) "Snowmobile dealer" means a person engaged in the business of manufacturing and selling new snowmobiles or selling new or used snowmobiles, or both, having an established place of business for the sale, trade and display of such snowmobiles; (3031)

(4) "All-terrain vehicle" means a self-propelled vehicle designed to travel over unimproved terrain that has been determined by the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles to be unsuitable for operation on the public highways and is not eligible for registration under chapter 246; (3032)

(5) "All-terrain vehicle dealer" means any person engaged in the business of manufacturing and selling new all-terrain vehicles, or both, having an established place of business for the manufacture, sale, trade and display of such all-terrain vehicles; and (3033)

(6) "Operate" means to control the course of or otherwise use a snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle. (3034)

Sec. 14-380. Operation prohibited without valid registration. Exceptions. (3035)(Text)

On or after October 1, 1971, no person shall operate and no owner shall permit the operation of any snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle unless the owner holds a valid, effective registration awarded by this state or by another state or by the United States, provided such state or district of registration grants substantially similar privileges for snowmobiles or all-terrain vehicles owned by residents of this state and registered under its laws, and unless the identification number set forth in such registration is displayed on such snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle as prescribed in section 14-381, provided every resident of this state shall obtain such registration from this state under the provisions of section 14-381, before such operation shall be lawful. The provisions of this section shall not apply (1) to the operation of a snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle on premises owned or leased by the owner of such snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle or (2) to the operation of a snowmobile in any organized contest as long as such snowmobile is operated in the contest area, provided the owner of such snowmobile holds a valid, effective registration awarded by this state or by another state or the United States. (3036)

Sec. 14-381. Requirements for registration. Application. Registration plates. (3037)(Text)

Any owner required to register a snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle shall apply to the commissioner and shall file evidence of ownership by affidavit or document. Upon receipt of an application in proper form and the registration fee, the commissioner shall assign an identification number and provide the owner with a certificate of registration and registration plate. The registration plate, which shall be affixed by the owner, shall be displayed on the snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle at a place and in a manner prescribed by the commissioner. In addition to such registration plate, each snowmobile and all-terrain vehicle so registered shall display its registration number on each side of its front section, midway between the top and bottom of said front section, in letters or numbers at least three inches in height and made of a reflective material. The certificate of registration shall be carried on such snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle and shall be available for inspection whenever such snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle is being operated. The owner shall pay a fee of twenty dollars for each snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle so registered. Each such certificate of registration shall expire biennially on the last day of March. (3038)

Sec. 14-382. Change of address. Transfer of ownership. (3039)(Text)

(a) Within forty-eight hours after changing his address, the owner of a snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle registered by this state shall file with the commissioner notice in writing of such change. The owner's certificate of registration may be altered or the commissioner may issue a new certificate to indicate the new address. (3040)

(b) The owner of a snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle registered by this state shall notify the commissioner in writing within twenty-four hours of the transfer of all or any part of his interest in, other than the creation of a security interest, or of the destruction or abandonment of, such snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle and surrender with such notice his certificate of registration and registration plate. Any such transfer, destruction or abandonment shall terminate such certificate. (3041)

(c) Any person who transfers to another ownership of a snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle registered in this state, upon surrendering the outstanding certificate of registration and registration plate and upon application to the commissioner, may have another snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle registered in his name for the remainder of the registration period. The fee for such transfer which shall accompany the application shall be three dollars, and on and after July 1, 1992, three dollars and fifty cents. (3042)

Secs. 14-383 and 14-384. Registration of snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle dealers. Temporary registration plates. (3043)(Text)

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