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11.15.22.00.htm 11.15.22. Title 11 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Subtitle 15 MOTOR VEHICLE ADMINISTRATION ― VEHICLE REGISTRATION Chapter 22 Apportioned Registration of Fleet Vehicles Authority: Transportation Article, §12-406, Annotated Code of Maryland
11.15.22.01.htm 11.15.22.01. 01 Purpose.. The purpose of these regulations is to establish regulations and procedures to implement the International Registration Plan entered into with other jurisdictions for the registration of fleets of vehicles on an apportioned basis as authorized by Transportation Article, §12-406, Annotated Code of Maryland.
11.15.22.02.htm 11.15.22.02. 02 Scope.. A. Registration Recognition. Vehicles proportionally registered in jurisdictions which have entered into proportional registration agreements, including the international registration plan, under this chapter and have paid fees to the State will be deemed to be fully registered in this State for any type of movement or operation, if the registrant has proper interstate or intrastate authority from the appropriate regulatory agency or is exempt from regulatory agency.
11.15.22.03.htm 11.15.22.03. 03 Member Jurisdictions ― Repealed.
11.15.22.04.htm 11.15.22.04. 04 Definitions.. A. The following words and terms have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise.B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Administration" means the Motor Vehicle Administration.. 2) "Agent-lessor" means a service representative who furnishes facilities and services including sales, warehousing, motorized equipment and drivers under contract or other arrangement to a carrier for transportation of property by a household goods 3) "Applicant" means a pe
11.15.22.05.htm 11.15.22.05. 05 Application for Proportional Registration.. A. General. Application for registration of vehicles under this subtitle shall be made on a form furnished by the Administration.B. Contents of the Application.. 1) Schedule A/C (Form IRP A/C) shall contain a description of each power unit, trailer, semi-trailer, and auxiliary axle and be accompanied by a uniform mileage schedule.2) Schedule B (Form IRP B). a) The initial or renewal application for proportional registration shall c
11.15.22.06.htm 11.15.22.06. 06 Registration Criteria ― Owner-Operator Vehicles.. A. Proportional Registration. Effective with the 1988 registration year, owner-operators who lease their vehicles to carriers on a long-term basis may proportionally register their vehicles in either of the following methods:1) Registration may, at the option of the lessor, be in the name of the lessee-carrier, but shall also indicate the owner-operator's name. Allocation of fees shall be based on the records of the carri
11.15.22.07.htm 11.15.22.07. 07 Registration Criteria ― Leased Vehicles.. A. General.. 1) For purposes of proportional registration, the long-term lessee-operator of a vehicle shall be responsible for its registration, that is, the operator of a fleet, part or all of which is leased, shall qualify the leased vehicles in its own name in the same manner as if the lessee-operator owned them.2) The Maryland credentials for the leased vehicles belong to the fleet operator by whom they were proportionally registered
11.15.22.08.htm 11.15.22.08. 08 Registration Criteria ― Household Goods Carriers.. Household goods carriers, using vehicles leased from service representatives, may elect to base the vehicles in the base jurisdiction of the service representative or of the carrier according to the following:A. If the household goods carrier elects the base jurisdiction of the service representative, the vehicles shall be registered in the service representative's name and the household goods carrier shal
11.15.22.09.htm 11.15.22.09. 09 Registration Criteria ― Rental Vehicles.. A. Rental owners.. 1) All rental vehicles of a rental owner who registers them in accordance with this section will be regarded as proportionally-registered vehicles if the rental owner has received approval from Maryland to apportion the rental fleets.2) The operational records of the rental fleet shall be maintained by the rental owner.. 3) The rental vehicles may be registered in the name of the rental owner or in the name of individua
11.15.22.10.htm 11.15.22.10. 10 Changes in Apportionable Vehicle Fleets.. A. Registration of Vehicles Added to Fleets. Vehicles acquired by a registrant after the commencement of the registration year may be added to the proportionally registered fleet by applying the mileage percentage used in the original application for registration of the fleet for the registration period to the regular registration fees applicable to the additional vehicles for the remainder of the registration year. Appli
11.15.22.11.htm 11.15.22.11. 11 Temporary Registration.. A. Maryland Temporary Authorization Certificates.. 1) Temporary authorization certificates may be obtained from the Motor Carrier Services Section of the Administration by apportioned vehicle registrants for use on an additional vehicle or when it is necessary to increase a vehicle's registered weight. The registrant's fees on its original apportioned registration application shall be paid before approval of the request for temporary authorization
11.15.22.12.htm 11.15.22.12. 12 Billing and Payment Procedures.. A. Billing Notices. Upon the approval of an application for apportioned registration, the Administration will provide a billing notice to the registrant shown on the application. The notice will list the amount of all registration fees due to the State of Maryland as well as the apportioned registration fees due to each member jurisdiction.B. Payment Procedures. Payment of the apportioned registration fees due to the Administration shall
11.15.22.13.htm 11.15.22.13. 13 Registration Credentials.. A. Vehicle Identification.. 1) Issuance of Plate and Cab Cards. Upon approval of an application for apportioned registration and payment of the necessary fees, the Administration shall issue the following to Maryland based carriers:a) A Maryland base plate bearing the legend "apportioned". b) An apportioned cab card containing the following information:. i) Name and address of the registrant;. ii) Make and VIN of the vehicle;.
11.15.22.14.htm 11.15.22.14. 14 Fees.. A. General. Registration fees for apportionable vehicles shall be determined as follows:. 1) Obtain the percentage factor for each member jurisdiction by dividing the miles travelled in each jurisdiction by the total fleet miles accrued during the preceding year. The Maryland mileage shall include the following:a) Mileage accrued within Maryland; and. b) Mileage accrued in any nonmember jurisdiction which does not apportion registration fees but which grants reciprocity.
11.15.22.15.htm 11.15.22.15. 15 Enforcement.. A. Enforcement Date. A Maryland apportioned registration plate shall be attached to a vehicle and the appropriate unexpired cab card carried in the vehicle.B. Notification of Extension. If the extension of the enforcement date is necessary for any reason, the Administration will notify the law enforcement agency of each jurisdiction of the extension.
11.15.22.16.htm 11.15.22.16. 16 Records and Audits.. A. Duty to Maintain.. 1) Operation Records. Every apportioned carrier shall maintain the operational records on which its registration application is based for a period of 3 years. Operational records include documents supporting mileage travelled in each jurisdiction and total mileage travelled, such as fuel reports, trip sheets, logs and computer runs. An acceptable source document for verification of fleet mileage shall be some type of Indi
11.15.22.17.htm 11.15.22.17. 17 Licensing of Trip Permit/Temporary Operating Authority Vendors.. A. Qualifications. In order to insure a sufficient number and availability of locations where an owner or operator of a commercial vehicle may purchase a temporary trip permit or temporary operating authority, as required by Transportation Article, §12-406, Annotated Code of Maryland, before entering this State or placing a newly acquired vehicle in service, the Administration, in its discretion,
11.15.22.9999.htm 11.15.22. Administrative History Effective date: June 27, 1988 (15:13 Md. R. 1557). Regulation .03 amended effective August 1, 2016 (43:15 Md. R. 864). Regulation .03 repealed effective May 26, 2020 (47:8 Md. R. 435). Regulation .04B amended effective August 1, 2016 (43:15 Md. R. 864). Regulation .05B amended effective May 26, 2020 (47:8 Md. R. 435). Regulation .05B, C amended effective August 1, 2016 (43:15 Md. R. 864). Regulation .07B amended effective August 1, 2016 (43:15 Md. R. 864).
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