2010 Maryland Code
TRANSPORTATION
TITLE 13 - VEHICLE LAWS - CERTIFICATES OF TITLE AND REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES
Subtitle 9 - Registration Classifications and Fees
Section 13-937.1 - Street rod: Class N (street rod) vehicles.

§ 13-937.1. Street rod: Class N (street rod) vehicles.
 

(a)  "Street rod" defined.- In this section, "street rod" means a motor vehicle that: 

(1) Is 25 years old or older; and 

(2) Has been substantially altered from the manufacturer's original design. 

(b)  Classification.- Except as provided in subsection (e) of this section, if registered with the Administration under this section, every street rod is a Class N (street rod) vehicle. 

(c)  Annual fee.- For each Class N (street rod) vehicle, the annual registration fee is $25.00. 

(d)  Special registration requirements.- In applying for registration of a street rod under this section, the owner of the street rod shall submit with the application a certification that the vehicle for which the application is made: 

(1) Will be maintained for use in exhibitions, club activities, parades, tours, occasional transportation, and similar uses; and 

(2) Will not be used: 

(i) For general daily transportation; or 

(ii) Primarily for the transportation of passengers or property on highways. 

(e)  Term.-  

(1) The registration of a street rod registered before July 1, 1987 as a Class L (historic) vehicle shall remain valid until midnight on the date indicated on the registration card issued by the Administration. 

(2) On expiration of a street rod's registration as a Class L (historic) vehicle, a street rod registered with the Administration shall be registered as a Class N (street rod) vehicle as required by this section. 

(f)  Special registration plate.- Except as provided in § 13-936.1 of this subtitle, on registration of a vehicle under this section, the Administration shall issue a special street rod vehicle registration plate of the size and design that the Administration determines. 

(g)  Exception from equipment requirements.- Unless the presence of the equipment was specifically required by a statute of this State as a condition of sale when the vehicle was manufactured, the presence of any specific equipment is not required for the operation of a vehicle registered under this section. 

(h)  Exemption from inspection requirements.- A vehicle registered under this section is exempt from any statute that requires periodic vehicle inspections or that requires the use and inspection of emission controls. 
 

[1987, ch. 230; 1988, ch. 216, § 1; 1989, ch. 5, § 1; 2004, chs. 9, 25.] 
 

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