NORTH DAKOTA

Reconstructed vehicle: any vehicle, of a type required to be registered, materially altered from its original construction by the removal, addition, or substitution of new or used essential parts.

Specially constructed vehicle: any vehicle which was not constructed originally under the distinct name, make, model, or type by a generally recognized manufacturer of vehicles.

Antique vehicle: Any motor vehicle which is at least forty years old.

Street rod: a modernized motor vehicle which was manufactured before 1949 by a recognized manufacturer and which retains the general appearance and original body configuration as manufactured or a motor vehicle designed and manufactured to resemble such motor vehicle.

Collector motor vehicle: a vehicle that is at least twenty-five years old.

Collector: the owner of one or more special interest vehicles who collects, purchases, acquires, trades, or disposes of special interest vehicles or parts thereof for the person's own use in order to restore, preserve, and maintain a special interest vehicle or antique vehicle.

Special interest vehicle: a vehicle that has an appreciating value because of rarity, originality, or limited production of an anniversary edition.

Parts car: a motor vehicle generally in nonoperable condition which is owned by the collector to furnish parts to restore, preserve, and maintain a special interest vehicle or antique vehicle.

Special motor vehicles: those passenger vehicles and trucks with an unladen weight of six thousand pounds 2,721.55 kilograms_ or less equipped with two or more axles having at least two wheels per axle, and which are intended for use on public highways. The term "special motor vehicle" includes the following types:

a. Type I - Those vehicles which are restored to or retain their original configuration but which may contain changed steering, brake, power train, or suspension systems.

b. Type II - Those vehicles changed from the recognized vehicle manufacturer's original body configuration but which retain the general appearance, including changes to the body chassis or engine of the original vehicle. This type may also include changes and modifications to engine, chassis, brake system, power train, steering, and suspension systems.

c. Type III - Other than type I and type II special vehicles, those vehicles custom built with fabricated parts, or parts taken from existing vehicles.