§ 9-76-160

Registration plates

a.

Registration plates issued for a motor vehicle other than a motorcycle, trailer, semi-trailer or truck- tractor shall be attached to the front and rear of the vehicle.  It is illegal to park a vehicle on any roadway if the registration plate or other registration material fails to comply with this subsection.  Any person who violates this subsection shall be fined the amount set forth in Section

9-100-020 for each offense.

b.

The registration plate issued for a motorcycle, trailer or semi-trailer shall be attached to the rear thereof.  It is illegal to park a vehicle on any roadway if the registration plate or other registration material fails to comply with this subsection.  Any person who violates this subsection shall be fined the amount set forth in Section

9-100-020 for each offense.

c.

The registration plate issued for a truck-tractor shall be attached to the front thereof.  It is illegal to park a vehicle on any roadway if the registration plate or other registration material fails to comply with this subsection.  Any person who violates this subsection shall be fined the amount set forth in Section

9-100-020 for each offense.

d.

Every registration plate shall at all times be securely fastened in a horizontal position to the vehicle for which it is issued so as to prevent the plate from swinging and at a height of not less than 12 inches from the ground, measuring from the bottom of such plate, in a place and position to be clearly visible and shall be maintained free from foreign materials and in a condition to be clearly legible.  No registration plate shall be covered by any tinted or colored screen.  It is illegal to park a vehicle on any roadway if the registration plate or other registration material fails to comply with this subsection.  Any person who violates this subsection shall be fined the amount set forth in Section

9-100-020 for each offense.

e.

[ Reserved .]

f.

Every registration plate, temporary permit or evidence of temporary registration must bear evidence of proper registration for the current period and be displayed in the manner required by the secretary of state.  It is illegal to park a vehicle on any roadway if the registration plate or other registration material fails to comply with this subsection.  Any person who violates this subsection shall be fined the amount set forth in Section

9-100-020 for each offense.

(Added Coun. J. 7-12-90, p. 18634; Amend Coun. J. 3-26-96, p. 19161, effective 1-1-97; Amend Coun. J. 2-7-97, p. 38959; Amend Coun. J. 2-7-97, p. 38959, § 9; Amend Coun. J. 12-12-01, p. 75777, § 5.5; Amend Coun. J. 11-13-07, p. 14999, Art. I, § 6)

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