2023 Indiana Code
Title 9. Motor Vehicles
Article 17. Certificates of Title
Chapter 2. General Procedures for Obtaining Certificates of Title
9-17-2-6. Odometer Reading; False Information; Bureau Immunity; Violation

Universal Citation: IN Code § 9-17-2-6 (2023)

Sec. 6. (a) An application for a certificate of title for a vehicle must contain the odometer reading of the vehicle in miles or kilometers as of the date of sale or transfer of the vehicle to the applicant.

(b) Subsection (a) does not apply to the following:

(1) A vehicle described in IC 9-17-1-1(b)(1).

(2) A vehicle described in IC 9-17-1-1(c).

(3) A manufactured or mobile home.

(4) An off-road vehicle.

(5) A watercraft.

(6) A vehicle that is required to be registered under this title at a declared gross weight of more than sixteen thousand (16,000) pounds.

(c) A person shall not knowingly furnish to the bureau odometer information that does not accurately indicate the total recorded miles or kilometers on the vehicle.

(d) The bureau and its license branches are not subject to a criminal or civil action by a person for an invalid odometer reading on a certificate of title.

(e) A person that:

(1) fails to provide an odometer reading as required under subsection (a); or

(2) knowingly provides an erroneous odometer reading for purposes of subsection (c);

commits a Class B infraction.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-2-1(c) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.95-1997, SEC.1; P.L.219-2005, SEC.7; P.L.188-2015, SEC.6; P.L.198-2016, SEC.206.

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