11.14.08.04

.04 Exemptions.

A. The vehicles in §B of this regulation are exempt from the provisions of this chapter.

B. Exempt vehicles include the following vehicles:

(1) Before October 1, 2012, a qualified hybrid vehicle;

(2) A zero-emission vehicle;

(3) A fire or rescue apparatus or ambulance, owned or leased by a state or local government, by a rescue squad, or by a volunteer fire or ambulance company, registered as an emergency vehicle as defined in Transportation Article, §11-118, Annotated Code of Maryland;

(4) A motorcycle registered as a Class D motorcycle;

(5) Registered as a Class E truck with a registered gross vehicle weight greater than 26,000 pounds;

(6) Registered as a Class E farm truck;

(7) Registered as a Class F truck tractor;

(8) Registered as a Class F farm truck tractor;

(9) Registered as a Class H school vehicle;

(10) Registered as a Class K farm area vehicle;

(11) Registered as a Class L historic vehicle;

(12) Registered as a Class N street rod vehicle;

(13) Registered as a Class P passenger bus;

(14) Not self-propelled;

(15) Powered solely by electricity or diesel fuel;

(16) Of a model year earlier than 1977;

(17) Of a gross vehicle weight of 8,500 pounds or less and a model year earlier than 1996; or

(18) A military vehicle owned by the federal government and used for tactical, combat, or relief operations, or for training for these operations.