Nev. Admin. Code § 485.028 - Dormant vehicle: "Extended period," "mechanical circumstances" and "seasonal circumstances" interpreted
Current through August 4, 2021
The following state regulations pages link to this page.
State regulations are updated quarterly; we currently have two versions available. Below is a comparison between our most recent version and the prior quarterly release. More comparison features will be added as we have more versions to compare.
NAC 485.028 Dormant vehicle: “Extended period,” “mechanical circumstances” and “seasonal circumstances” interpreted. (NRS 485.320)
1. As used in NRS 485.0335, the Department will interpret the phrase:
(a) “Extended period” to mean:
(1) With respect to a motor vehicle for which the owner failed to cancel the registration and which will not be operated because of mechanical circumstances, a period of not less than 30 days and not more than 6 months.
(2) With respect to a motor vehicle for which the owner failed to cancel the registration and which will not be operated because of seasonal circumstances, a period of not less than 3 months.
(b) “Mechanical circumstances” to mean that the components or systems of a motor vehicle have failed to such an extent that the vehicle cannot be operated.
(c) “Seasonal circumstances” to mean that a motor vehicle is not used during certain periods of the year because of weather or other factors which make operation of the vehicle during those periods undesirable, unnecessary or impractical.
2. As used in this section, “components or systems of a motor vehicle” means the engine, brake system, transmission system, drivetrain system, heating and air-conditioning system, cooling system, or muffler and exhaust system.
(Added to NAC by Dep’t of Motor Veh. & Pub. Safety by R176-97, eff. 6-4-98; A by Dep’t of Motor Veh. by R162-01, 3-26-2002)