CHAPTER 55. REGISTRATION CLASS STICKERS

Sec.


55.1.    Purpose.
55.2.    Applicability.
55.3.    Definitions.
55.4.    Issuance.
55.5.    Display.
55.6.    Period of validity.
55.7.    [Reserved].
55.8.    [Reserved].
55.9.    [Reserved].

Authority

   The provisions of this Chapter 55 issued under the Vehicle Code, 75 Pa.C.S. § §  1301, 1304(b), 1331 and 6103, unless otherwise noted.

Source

   The provisions of this Chapter 55 adopted April 20, 1979, effective April 21, 1979, 9 Pa.B. 1340, unless otherwise noted.

§ 55.1. Purpose.

 This chapter further implements 75 Pa.C.S. §  1304(b) (relating to registration criteria, classification of vehicles).

Source

   The provisions of this §  55.1 adopted April 20, 1979, effective April 21, 1979, 9 Pa.B. 1340; sunset November 10, 1987; reestablished December 23, 1988, effective December 24, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 5651. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (90238).

§ 55.2. Applicability.

 This chapter applies to a truck, truck-tractor or combination registered in this Commonwealth in the registered gross weight classes 2 through 25. This chapter does not apply to vehicles bearing dealer or miscellaneous motor vehicle business registration plates.

Source

   The provisions of this §  55.2 adopted April 20, 1979, effective April 21, 1979, 9 Pa.B. 1340; amended December 7, 1979, effective December 8, 1979, 9 Pa.B. 3994; amended July 31, 1981, effective August 1, 1981, 11 Pa.B. 2683; sunset November 10, 1987; reestablished December 23, 1988, effective December 24, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 5651. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (90238).

§ 55.3. Definitions.

 The following words and terms when used in this chapter, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

   Department—The Department of Transportation of the Commonwealth.

   Registered gross weight class—The class of registered gross weight listed in 75 Pa.C.S. §  1916 (relating to trucks and truck-tractors) in which a truck, truck-tractor or combination is registered, indicated by a number, 1 through 25.

   Registration class sticker—A sticker issued by the Department which indicates the registered gross weight class in which a truck, truck-tractor or combination is registered.

Source

   The provisions of this §  55.3 adopted April 20, 1979, effective April 21, 1979, 9 Pa.B. 1340; amended July 31, 1981, effective August 1, 1981, 11 Pa.B. 2683; sunset November 10, 1987; reestablished December 23, 1988, effective December 24, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 5651. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (90238) to (90239).

§ 55.4. Issuance.

 (a)  General rule. Except as otherwise provided in this section, the Department will issue a registration class sticker with the registration of a truck or truck-tractor in the registered gross weight classes 2 through 25 which does not display the proper registration class sticker or with the reclassification of a truck or truck-tractor in the registered gross weight classes 2 through 25.

 (b)  Combinations. The registration class sticker issued for a vehicle with a registered combination gross weight will indicate the registered gross weight class of the combination.

 (c)  Substitution or replacement. If a registration class sticker is lost, stolen, defaced or determined to be unusable due to windshield replacement, the registrant of the vehicle shall follow 75 Pa.C.S. §  1333 (relating to lost, stolen, damaged or illegible registration plate) in obtaining a substitute or replacement registration class sticker. For the purpose of obtaining a replacement registration class sticker, the phrase ‘‘registration class sticker’’ shall be substituted for ‘‘registration plate’’ wherever it appears in 75 Pa.C.S. §  1333.

Source

   The provisions of this §  55.4 adopted April 20, 1979, effective April 21, 1979, 9 Pa.B. 1340; amended July 31, 1981, effective August 1, 1981, 11 Pa.B. 2683; amended May 20, 1983, effective May 21, 1983, 13 Pa.B. 1719; sunset November 10, 1987; reestablished December 23, 1988, effective December 24, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 5651. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (90239) to (90240).

§ 55.5. Display.

 (a)  Required. A registration class sticker issued by the Department shall be affixed to the vehicle to comply with one of the following:

   (1)  At the same time as the registration plate or registration sticker or card with which it was issued.

   (2)  In the event of a reclassification of registered gross weight or issuance of a replacement registration class sticker, immediately upon receipt.

 (b)  Manner. The registration class sticker shall be affixed in the manner specified on the back of the sticker.

 (c)  Location. The registration class sticker shall be affixed to the lower left hand inside corner of the windshield immediately to the right of the official certificate of inspection.

Source

   The provisions of this §  55.5 adopted April 20, 1979, effective April 21, 1979, 9 Pa.B. 1340; amended July 31, 1981, effective August 1, 1981, 11 Pa.B. 2683; sunset November 10, 1987; reestablished December 23, 1988, effective December 24, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 5651. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (90240).

§ 55.6. Period of validity.

 (a)  A registration class sticker is valid as long as the truck, truck-tractor or combination continues to be registered in the same class.

 (b)  A registration class sticker shall be removed from a vehicle immediately upon receipt of a replacement registration class sticker for the vehicle or upon the registration of a vehicle in the registered gross weight class 1.

Source

   The provisions of this §  55.6 adopted April 20, 1979, effective April 21, 1979, 9 Pa.B. 1340; amended May 20, 1983, effective May 21, 1983, 13 Pa.B. 1719; sunset November 10, 1987; reestablished December 23, 1988, effective December 24, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 5651. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (90240).

§ 55.7. [Reserved].


Source

   The provisions of this §  55.7 adopted April 20, 1979, effective April 21, 1979, 9 Pa.B. 1340; reserved July 31, 1981, effective August 1, 1981, 11 Pa.B. 2683. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (56423).

§ 55.8.  [Reserved].


Source

   The provisions of this §  55.8 adopted April 20, 1979, effective April 21, 1979, 9 Pa.B. 1340; reserved December 7, 1979, effective December 8, 1979, 9 Pa.B. 3994.

§ 55.9. [Reserved].


Source

   The provisions of this §  55.9 adopted April 20, 1979, effective April 21, 1979, 9 Pa.B. 1340; reserved December 7, 1979, effective December 8, 1979, 9 Pa.B. 3994.



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