A license plate or decal bearing an expiration date of four (4) months
from the date of registration shall be issued for a vehicle registered
in the name of a manufacturer or dealer of new motor vehicles. Such
license plate or decal shall be issued if the vehicle so registered is
exempt from the vehicle excise tax pursuant to the provisions of
subsection (k) of Section 2105 of Title 68 of the Oklahoma Statutes.
It shall be unlawful for any person other than a manufacturer,
licensed dealer, person contemplating purchase of the vehicle or
person holding a valid salesman's license issued by the Oklahoma Motor
Vehicle Commission to operate the vehicle after the expiration of the
four-month registration period.