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49-408.  Street rod. (1) Any motor vehicle manufactured prior to the year 1949, or designed and manufactured to resemble such a vehicle and which has been certified as a street rod may be registered as a street rod under the provisions of this section. However, the provisions of this section shall not apply to any vehicle with a registered maximum gross weight over twenty-six thousand (26,000) pounds.
(2)  Any street rod shall have all equipment in operating condition which was specifically required by law as a condition for its first sale after manufacture. No law requiring any particular equipment or specifying any standards to be met by motor vehicles shall apply to street rods unless it so specifically states.
(3)  Upon receipt of an application on a form prescribed by the department for a special street rod automobile plate, accompanied by other documentation required in this section, the department shall issue to the applicant a special street rod automobile plate which shall be displayed on the rear of the vehicle. The registration certificate need not specify the weight of the street rod, and the plate issued shall bear no date but shall bear the inscription "Street Rod," "Idaho," a picture of a 1929 highway roadster, and the registration number issued for the street rod, and the plate shall be valid upon annual renewal under section 49-402 or 49-434(1), Idaho Code, as long as the vehicle is in existence. The plate will be issued for the applicant’s use only for the particular vehicle, and in the event of a transfer of title, the transferor may hold the plate and transfer it to another qualifying street rod.
(4)  In addition to the regular registration fees required in section 49-402(1) or 49-434(1), Idaho Code, the applicant shall pay the initial program fee and the annual program fee specified in section 49-402, Idaho Code. All revenues from the initial program fee and the annual program fee shall be deposited in the state highway account.
(5)  The department has the power to revoke any registration issued under this section for cause shown for failure of the applicant to comply with the provisions of this section.

[49-408, added 1988, ch. 265, sec. 77, p. 612; am. 1990, ch. 176, sec. 2, p. 375; am. 1992, ch. 261, sec. 11, p. 765; am. 1997, ch. 129, sec. 6, p. 389; am. 1998, ch. 113, sec. 5, p. 420; am. 1999, ch. 316, sec. 5, p. 794; am. 2000, ch. 87, sec. 9, p. 196; am. 2001, ch. 73, sec. 3, p. 156.]

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