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47-1134.3.


47-1134.3.
   
   A. Each operator of a wrecker or towing service licensed pursuant to
   Sections 951 through 957 of this title operating a wrecker, wrecker
   vehicle, combination wrecker, combination wrecker vehicle, or any
   other motor vehicle which:
   
   1. Is required to be registered in this state pursuant to the Oklahoma
   Vehicle License and Registration Act except for any vehicle which is
   properly registered on a proportional basis pursuant to Section 1120
   of this title; and
   
   2. Is used primarily for towing other motor vehicles
   
   shall register such vehicle in accordance with this section.
   
   B. The Oklahoma Tax Commission shall design an appropriate license
   plate for all wrecker vehicles registered pursuant to this section.
   Such license plates shall be permanent in nature and shall be designed
   in such manner as to remain with the vehicle for the duration of the
   vehicle's life span or until the title is transferred or the vehicle
   is no longer used for the purposes specified in Sections 951 through
   957 of this title.
   
   C. When registering the vehicle, a person shall be required to submit
   to the Oklahoma Tax Commission or a motor license agent a copy of the
   license issued pursuant to law to operate a wrecker or towing service.
   In addition, a security verification form as required pursuant to
   Sections 7-601.1 and 7-602 of this title shall be presented clearly
   setting forth on the face of such verification the vehicle
   identification number (VIN) of the vehicle being registered.
   
   D. The owner of any wrecker or towing vehicle not properly registered
   pursuant to this section or the Oklahoma Vehicle License and
   Registration Act shall be immediately notified in writing by the Tax
   Commission, and such owner shall be subject to any penalties and fines
   imposed by law for improper registration of a vehicle, for failure to
   register a vehicle, or for failure to display a proper commercial
   license plate and decal. The owner shall also be subject to revocation
   of the owner's license to operate a wrecker or towing service.
   
   E. Whenever a term defined in Section 951 of this title is used in
   this section, it shall have the meaning provided in that section.
   

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