Motor and Other Vehicles

CHAPTER 31-3.1
Certificates of Title and Security Interests

SECTION 31-3.1-2

§ 31-3.1-2. Exclusions.

No certificate of title need be obtained for:

(1) A vehicle owned by the United States unless it is registered in this state;

(2) A vehicle owned by a manufacturer or dealer and held for sale, even though incidentally moved on the highway, or used for purposes of testing or demonstration; or a vehicle used by a manufacturer solely for testing;

(3) A vehicle owned by a nonresident of this state and not required by law to be registered in this state;

(4) A vehicle regularly engaged in the interstate transportation of persons or property for which a currently effective certificate of title has been issued in another state;

(5) A vehicle moved solely by human or animal power;

(6) An implement of husbandry;

(7) Special mobile equipment;

(8) A self-propelled invalid wheelchair or tricycle;

(9) A trailer without motive power and designed for carrying property, to be drawn by a motor vehicle and having a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of three thousand pounds (3,000 lbs.) or less. As used herein, the term "trailer" does not include a travel trailer, a fifth-wheel trailer, or park trailer, as defined in § 31-1-3;

(10) Motorized bicycles; and

(11) A mobile home or other nonmotorized dwelling unit built on a chassis greater than eight feet six inches (8' 6") in width or sixty feet (60') in length and containing complete electrical, plumbing, and sanitary facilities, and designed to be installed on a temporary or permanent foundation for permanent living quarters.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1971, ch. 100, § 1; P.L. 1975, ch. 123, § 1; P.L. 1976, ch. 58, § 4; P.L. 1978, ch. 382, § 1; P.L. 1983, ch. 219, § 1; P.L. 2018, ch. 13, § 1; P.L. 2018, ch. 21, § 1.)