Bill Summaries: S342 (2023-2024 Session)

  • Summary date: Mar 21 2023 - View summary

    Enacts GS 20-53.6 (authorizing titling of all-terrain vehicles [ATV’s] and utility vehicles), permitting any owner of an ATV, utility vehicle, or modified utility vehicle to apply to the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) for a certificate of title by completing a form designated by the DMV and paying a titling fee established under GS 20-85. Sets forth requirements for titling application.

    Amends GS 20-54 (pertaining to the DMV’s authority to refuse registration or titling a vehicle) to permit the DMV to issue a certificate of title (but not registration) for ATV’s or utility vehicles.

    Deletes provisions of GS 20-121.1 (pertaining to operation of low-speed vehicles, mini-trucks, or modified utility vehicles on certain highways) that prohibited modified utility vehicles from being operated on streets or highways with four or more travel lanes unless the posted speed limit is 35 mph or less.

    Effective October 1, 2023, and applies to registrations  or certificates of title issued on or after that date.