C – Commercial – used on trucks and vans
CL – Commercial- used on trucks and vans
CT – Construction Tag –issued to a licensed business, must provide liability insurance for the company and can go on equipment owned by the company such as construction equipment ie back hoes, well diggers and such.
FT - Farm Truck- Farm truck license plates (“FT” tags):
a. Farmers may qualify for the reduced registration fee for “FT” license tags if they derive at least $1,000.00 of their annual income from the operation of their farm and they own or rent at least 10 acres which is actively used in the farming operation from which they derive that income.
b. Any vehicle upon which an “FT” license tag is affixed must be used exclusively in the operation of a farm.
c. Farmers shall not hire or rent the farm truck, or permit a farm truck to be used for hauling merchandise, farm products, or other items whatsoever under rent, hire, or for pay.
d. Farmers shall not use any vehicle upon which an “FT” license tag is affixed for any use except in the operation of a farm owned or rented by the registered owner of such vehicle or in aid of and assistance to another farmer for harvest purposes.
FV – Farm Vehicle- Any vehicle or trailer upon which a "Farm Vehicle" “FV” tag is affixed must be used exclusively in the operation of a farm, or for personal use other than non-farming commercial use.Vehicle with a FV tag cannot go more than 20 miles from the farm.
LX – Limousine - 'Limousine' is a self-propelled motor vehicle having a passenger capacity, exclusive of driver, of 18 persons or less engaged in the transportation with a driver for hire of persons and their accompanying property over regular or irregular routes between two termini at least one of which is fixed and which motor vehicle is not equipped with a taxi meter as a means of computing the rate, fare or compensation to be charged for such transportation, but excluding, however, carpools, vanpools and public agency vehicles not operated as a commercial venture, and ambulances, vehicles used exclusively for the transportation of decedents and persons participating in funeral services, vehicles used solely to provide free transportation services for customers of the business establishment operating said vehicles, and rental or leased vehicles which rental or lease does not include a driver, provided, however, that no motor vehicle excluded under this definition
shall be used on a for-hire basis with a driver except as authorized by this Chapter
MC – Motorcycle - "Motorcycle" includes every motor vehicle designed to travel on not more than 3 wheels in contact with the ground, except any such vehicle as may be included within the definition of "auto cycle" or "tractor" and excepting electric personal assistive mobility device (EPAMD)
MH – Mobile Home - "Mobile home" is a structure transportable in 1 or more sections, which in the traveling mode is 8 body feet or more in width or 40 body feet or more in length, or when erected on-site, is more than 400 square feet, and which is built on a permanent chassis and designed to be used as a dwelling with or without a permanent foundation when connected to the required utilities, and includes the plumbing, heating and air conditioning. The structure must be constructed in accordance with construction requirements promulgated by the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
MP – Moped - "Moped" shall mean a pedal or non-pedal bicycle having 2 tandem wheels, either of which is 10 inches or more in maximum diameter, and having an internal combustion motor characterized in that the maximum piston displacement is less than 55 cc, or an electric motor rated between 751 watts and 2,000 watts.
PC – Passenger Carrier usually placed on SUV’s, minivans, station wagons, and anything being registered at 7,000 pounds or less.
PV – Pleasure Vehicle (all-numeric) placed on cars or any vehicle being registered at 7,000 pounds or less.
RT- Recreational Trailer "Recreational trailer" includes every trailer which weighs more than 5,000 pounds, is designed to provide temporary living quarters and which is built into and is an integral part of, or permanently attached to, a trailer chassis. The trailer must contain permanently installed independent life support systems which meet the ANSI/NFPA 501 C Standard [ANSI A119.2/NFPA 501C], and provide at least 4 of the following facilities: Cooking facilities; refrigeration or ice box; self-contained toilet; heating and/or air conditioning; a portable water supply system, including a faucet and sink; separate 110-125 volt electrical power supply; or an LP-gas supply.
RV – Recreational Vehicle - "Recreational vehicle" includes every motor vehicle used for temporary human living quarters, not the residence of the owner or occupant, and used for recreational or vacation activities, including motor homes, self-propelled campers and other motor vehicles with permanently attached camper components. Recreational vehicle may also include every van which is used primarily for personal pleasure and not for commercial use, regardless of the equipment or furnishings contained within such van.
SR - A "street rod" shall mean a vehicle, the body and frame of which were manufactured prior to the year 1970 and which has been modified for safe road use, or a kit car which resembles that of an original pre 1970 vehicle and has also been modified for safe road use. For the purposes of this section "modified" means, but is not limited to, a substantial and material alteration, or replacement of the engine, drive-train, suspension or brake system or alteration of the body which may be chopped, channeled, sectioned, filled or otherwise changed dimensionally from the original manufactured body.
T – Trailer - "Trailer" includes a mobile home, park trailer, travel trailer, house trailer, office trailer, camping trailer or any vehicle without motive power designed to carry property or passengers wholly on its own structure and to be drawn by a motor vehicle.
TV - Towed Vehicle "Section 2154. Special Number Plates for Towed Stock Cars and Other Motor Vehicles “
- An owner of a stock car of the type used for racing may apply to the Department, upon appropriate forms provided by the Department, for a special plate which shall be displayed on the stock car when it is being towed upon the highways.
- A person whose business involves towing motor vehicles upon the highways may apply to the Department, upon appropriate forms provided by the Department, for a special plate or plates, which shall be displayed on motor vehicle(s) when being towed upon the highways by such person in the course of his business.
- Special plates issued pursuant to this section shall not be displayed on trailers, construction vehicles or vehicles being operated under their own power.
- Special plates issued pursuant to this section shall contain the words 'towed vehicle' which shall distinguish them from other plates issued under this chapter.
- Special plates issued pursuant to this section shall not be assigned to a particular vehicle and may be used by the applicant on any towed vehicle except those vehicles excluded under subsection (c) of this section.
- The fee for each special plate issued pursuant to this section is $10.00.
- Each special plate issued pursuant to this section shall expire at midnight on December 31 each year.
TX – Taxi - 'Taxicab' means any self-propelled motor vehicle having a passenger
capacity exclusive of driver of 11 persons or less engaged in the transportation with a driver for hire of persons and their accompanying property, or
of small packages on isolated occasions and not as part of regular operations, over irregular routes between termini which are not fixed, provided, however,
that the utilization of taxicab stands or holding points shall not constitute fixed termini, and excluding, however, carpools, vanpools and public agency
vehicles not operated as a commercial venture, and ambulances, vehicles used exclusively for the transportation of decedents and persons participating in
funeral services, vehicles used solely to provide free transportation services for customers of the business establishment operating said vehicles, and
rental or leased vehicles which rental or lease does not include a driver, provided,
however, that no motor vehicle excluded under this definition shall be used on a for-hire basis with a driver except as authorized by Chapter 21.