10a NCAC 28i .0105         VEHICLE REGISTRATION

(a)  If the Institution Director elects to require vehicle registration, each vehicle used or parked on institution property by employees must be registered and must display an official sticker.  Newcomers to the institutional staff shall display an official sticker within 48 hours of beginning employment, excluding holidays and weekends.  For the purposes of the rules in this Section, "employees" shall include those persons who have assigned work stations on the grounds of the institution.  Bonafide visitors to the institution are exempt from vehicle registration requirements.  Students and trainees shall register their vehicles and display an official temporary permit valid up to 90 days.

(b)  The registration sticker or temporary permit shall be displayed in such manner as designated by the Institution Director.

(c)  Out‑of‑date stickers shall not be displayed on vehicles.

(d)  No person shall display a counterfeit sticker or sticker issued to another vehicle or vehicle registrant.

(e)  The person to whom the registration sticker is issued shall be responsible for all civil penalties charged for violation of the rules in this Section regardless of who is operating the vehicle.

(f)  The employee shall present his ownership registration card or other proof of ownership, if requested, for the vehicle to be registered.

(g)  A copy of the latest traffic rules shall be issued with each registration sticker.

(h)  The individual assigned responsibility for a vehicle with a permanent state license shall receive notice of any improper operation of or citation issued to the vehicle for conveyance to the appropriate operator of the vehicle.

(i)  Registration stickers shall serve as parking permits and may be obtained at such location as designated by the Institution Director.

(j)  Registration stickers may be issued to be valid for a period of up to three years.  There shall be a charge of one dollar ($1.00) for each sticker issued to defray the cost of its issuance.

(k)  A temporary permit shall be obtained when it is necessary to bring a vehicle on the grounds as a replacement for one previously registered.  Temporary permits shall be obtained at the location designated by the Institution Director and shall be effective only for the period of time specified on the temporary permit.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143‑116.7;

Eff. January 1, 1987;

Amended Eff. April 1, 1990; January 1, 1989.