2018 New York Laws
VAT - Vehicle and Traffic
Title 11 - Registration of Snowmobiles, Motorboats and Limited Use Vehicles
Article 48-A - Registration of Limited Use Vehicles
2265 - Equipment, Inspection and Insurance.

Universal Citation: NY Veh & Traf L § 2265 (2018)

§ 2265. Equipment, inspection and insurance. 1. Equipment. Unless otherwise prescribed by regulation of the commissioner, a limited use automobile shall be subject to the equipment requirements of this chapter which are applicable to a passenger motor vehicle. Unless otherwise prescribed by regulation of the commissioner, a limited use motorcycle shall be subject to the equipment requirements which are applicable to a motorcycle. The operator of a limited use motorcycle shall be subject to the requirements of subdivisions six and seven of section three hundred eighty-one of this chapter, except that the requirements of subdivisions six and seven of section three hundred eighty-one of this chapter shall not be applicable to the operator of a class C limited use motorcycle. The commissioner may, by regulation, provide for different equipment requirements for different classes of limited use motorcycles. As far as practicable, such regulations, if promulgated by the commissioner, shall be consistent with federal motor vehicle safety standards established for similar vehicles. No person shall operate a limited use vehicle on the public highways of this state in violation of the provisions of this section or regulations promulgated by the commissioner thereunder.

2. Inspection. (a) Limited use automobiles and class A limited use motorcycles shall be subject to the inspection requirements of article five of this chapter. The commissioner may, by regulation, provide for different inspection procedures for different types of limited use automobiles.

(b) Class B and class C limited use motorcycles shall be exempt from any inspection requirements.

3. Insurance. The provisions of articles six, seven and eight of this chapter shall be applicable to limited use vehicles, except that the provisions of article six of this chapter shall not apply to class C limited use motorcycles.


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