Michigan Bill to Expand Use of Historic Vehicles Approved by House; Moves to Governor for Signature

SEMA-supported legislation to amend the state’s current law governing historic motor vehicles to permit their unlimited use as “exhibition” vehicles the entire month of August was passed by the Michigan House of Representatives on a 109 to 1 vote. Having already been approved by the full Senate, the bill now moves to the governor for his signature and enactment into law. Under current Michigan law, use of historic vehicles is limited to participation in club activities, exhibitions, tours, parades and similar uses, including mechanical testing, but not for general transportation. The measure will provide Michigan historic vehicle owners the opportunity to enjoy recreational driving in the month of August in addition to the other sanctioned uses.

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