So, what vehicles do not need to be registered with MVD? Commercial drivers and private vehicle owners should know. FooteWork Auto License and Title Service has the answers.
Tractors, trailers used for transporting farm products or a vehicle designed for agricultural use and only incidentally operated or moved on a highway.
Road rollers, power sweepers or other road machinery that is temporarily operated or moved on a highway.
An owner that is permitted to operate a vehicle under special provisions relating to lien holders, manufacturers, dealers and nonresidents.
Equipment that is used for mining operations, either motorized or non-motorized that is incidentally operated or moved on a highway.
A motor vehicle that is being towed by a licensed tow truck.
Not sure if your vehicle requires registration?
Off Road All-terrain and Recreational Vehicles
Exempt if operating on a dirt road that is located in an unincorporated area of the State.
Exempt if used on a golf course and only incidentally operated or moved on a highway.
Other Wheeled Equipment
Also exempt are compressors, forklifts or hay squeeze machine designed to load hay in an off-road situation, portable cement mixers, single axle tow dolly, tar pots, water trailers for agricultural or domestic purposes, welders.
Construction and Building Trades
Backhoes, forklifts, front-end loaders, grading tractors.
For questions regarding whether or not your vehicle requires registration, Contact FooteWork Auto License and Title Services.
Background On Changes to Registration Requirements
A memo issued by the Arizona Department of Transportation, Motor Vehicle Division dated September 5, 2012, outlined the policy changes that affect vehicles that are exempt from registration, and clarified requirements for a title only transaction.
Title 28, Chapter 7 states that “every motor vehicle, trailer or semitrailer that is operated, moved or left standing on any highway in the State must be registered for the current year.”
FooteWork Event Links
Commercial Vehicle Operators, FooteWork Auto License and Title Services is hosting a commercial vehicle seminar this October 14, 2015. For more information, go HERE!
FooteWork’s Prescott Valley location will launch its Drivers License Services this September 22, 2015! For more infomation, contact our Prescott Valley offices at (928) 759-8575. FooteWork is an ADOT authorized Third Party provider of motor vehicle services.