Legislation to provide for the issuance of special plates for use on collector vehicles and allow for the transfer of the special plates temporarily between the collector motor vehicles owned by a collector was introduced in West Virginia.
Legislation that would amend the state’s current law governing historic motor vehicles to permit their use for pleasure driving one day per week has been reintroduced in New Jersey.
Legislation has been introduced in the New Jersey State Senate to require the issuance of only a single license plate for motor vehicles.
A version of SEMA-model legislation that would create a vehicle registration classification for street rods and replica custom vehicles and provide for special license plates for these vehicles was reintroduced in the New Jersey Assembly.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) plans to require installation of vehicle-to-vehicle communications technology in new cars. A wireless chip would allow connected cars to communicate over a special wireless frequency called Dedicated Short-Range Communications (DSRC).
Major trade organizations representing automakers, independent repair chains and retailers reached an agreement to end a dispute regarding standardized access to onboard diagnostic (OBD) service repair information.
Identical legislation has been introduced in the Tennessee House and Senate to allow counties to exempt owners of antique motor vehicles from the privilege tax.
Legislation to exempt collectible vehicles of any age from emissions testing will be considered by the Washington State House Environment Committee, Friday, January 31, 2014.
SEMA is opposing Hawaii legislation to require official inspection stations to test vehicles to determine if their exhaust systems “emit noise noticeably greater than that emitted by the vehicle as equipped from the factory.”
Legislation has been introduced in the West Virginia Senate to exempt motor vehicles, including automobiles, motorcycles, airplanes, trucks and tractors that are older than 25 years from personal property taxes. Under the bill, these automobiles and motorcycles would need to display valid current antique licenses and could not be used for daily transportation.