Vehicle Industry Registration Procedures Manual

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Chapter 13: Commercial Vehicles

13.015 Commercial Vehicle Exclusions

The following are not commercial vehicles:

  • Vanpool vehicles (VC §668)—A motor vehicle, other than a motortruck or truck tractor, designed to carry more than 10, but not more than 15 persons including the driver, which is maintained and used primarily for nonprofit work-related transportation of adults for the purpose of ridesharing.
  • Passenger vehicles not used for transportation of persons for hire, compensation, or profit.
  • Housecars or motorhomes.
  • Trailer coaches. Trailer coaches may transport property but are designed primarily for human habitation or occupancy.
  • Military equipment operated by noncivilian personnel, which is owned or operated by the U.S. Department of Defense, including the National Guard.
  • Implements of husbandry operated by someone not required to have a driver license.