LOUISIANA

Collector: the owner of one or more motor vehicles of historic or special interest who collects, purchases, acquires, trades, or disposes of such motor vehicles or the parts thereof for his own use in order to preserve, restore, and maintain such a motor vehicle for hobby purposes.

Parts car: a motor vehicle of historic or special interest which is generally in inoperable condition and which is owned by a collector to furnish parts that are usually not obtainable from normal sources, thus enabling a collector to preserve, restore or maintain a motor vehicle of historic or special interest.

Motor vehicle of historic or special interest: a motor vehicle, including a motorcycle as defined in R.S. 32:1(38), of any age which, because of its significances, is being collected, preserved, restored, operated, or maintained by a hobbyist as a leisure pursuit.

Street rod: any antique automobile or truck produced in 1948 or earlier, which is an automobile or truck that is recognized as a street rod by the National Street Rod Association, and which has undergone some type of modernizing, to include modernizing of engine, transmission, drivetrain, interior refinements, and any other modifications the builder desires, which vehicle is to be driven to events under its own power and to be used as a safe, nonracing vehicle for total family enjoyment.

Street cruiser: any automobile or truck twenty-five years or older, and which has undergone some type of modernizing, to include modernizing of the engine, transmission, drive train, and interior refinements, and any other modifications the builder desires, which vehicle is to be driven to events under its own power and to be used as a safe, nonracing vehicle for total family enjoyment.

*Antique vehicle: a vehicle twenty-five years old or older.

**Antique vehicle: a motor vehicle, including a motorcycle, which is at least 30 years of age or older that, because of its significance, is being collected, preserved, restored, operated or maintained by a hobbyist as a leisure pursuit.

Reconstructed vehicle: any vehicle which shall have been assembled or constructed largely and by means of essential parts, new or used, derived from other vehicles or makes of vehicles of various names, models, and types, or which, if originally otherwise constructed, shall have been materially altered by the removal of essential parts, new or used, derived from other vehicles or makes of vehicles.

(*Louisiana Code Definition) (**Louisiana Dept. of Public Safety Regulatory Definition) Specially constructed vehicle: any vehicle which shall not have been originally constructed under a distinctive name, make, model, or type by a generally recognized manufacturer of vehicles.