When it comes to the collector-vehicle market, military vehicles are not what first spring to mind. The notion of rides originally mass produced to aid the armed forces becoming collector’s items may seem rather strange. However, countless examples were manufactured by popular automakers such as the Big Three, whose iconic offerings are coveted to this day by brand loyalists. While getting one’s hands on one of those prized vehicles may be tough, titling and registering them for street use is often tougher.
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Protecting the automotive hobby’s faithful from unreasonable restrictions is always good for business. Nationwide, states are constantly wrenching with America’s car laws. Some states seek to promote the growth of the collector-car community, while others hope to stop it in its tracks.
SEMA secures companion resolutions from U.S. Congress recognizing July 10th as Collector Car Appreciation Day.
Collector Car Appreciation Day (CCAD) will be celebrated this year on July 10.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf issued updated business guidance allowing outdoor recreation facilities, including motorsports, to resume operation in the state.
The New Mexico Motorsports Coalition (NMMC) has submitted a SEMA-supported plan to Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham that would allow motorsports to safely resume statewide.
Collector Car Appreciation Day (CCAD) will be celebrated this year on July 10, 2020.
The Illinois Motorsports Coalition (IMC), a group comprised of racing facilities across Illinois, has submitted a SEMA-supported eight-step plan to Governor J.B. Pritzker that would allow motorsports to safely resume statewide.
The Pennsylvania House Committee on State Government passed SEMA-supported legislation (H.B. 2489) that would allow outdoor recreational activities, including motorsports, to resume immediately under certain conditions.
While there are more than a few automotive enthusiasts in Congress, U.S. Representative Doug LaMalfa’s (R-CA) enthusiasm for the hobby and collection of classic vehicles puts him in a class by himself.