SB 937 Allows utility vehicles to be operated upon Missouri highways
Sponsor: Shoemyer
LR Number: 4094S.04I Fiscal Note:
Committee: Transportation
Last Action: 1/16/2008 - Second Read and Referred S Transportation Committee Journal Page: S105
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2008

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SB 937 - This act allows utility vehicles to be operated upon highways within the state beginning January 1, 2009. Utility vehicles may not be operated upon interstate highways. A person who operates a utility vehicle upon an interstate highway shall be guilty of a Class C misdemeanor. Operators of utility vehicles must possess a driver's license in order to operate the vehicle upon a highway. In order to operate a utility vehicle upon a highway in Missouri, the utility vehicle must be registered with the Department of Revenue. The annual registration fee for a utility vehicle is $15. Utility vehicles shall be exempt from motor vehicle safety inspections and emissions inspections. Utility vehicle operators shall maintain financial responsibility on such vehicles.

STEPHEN WITTE