Kansas Statutes Annotated
Updated Through the 2013 Legislative Session

Statute Number:8-133
Tax Type:Vehicles
Brief Description:Display of license plate.


8-133. Display of license plate. The license plate assigned to the vehicle shall be attached to the rear thereof and shall be so displayed during the current registration year or years. A Kansas registered vehicle shall have no registration plate for any year on the front of the vehicle, except that: (a) The license plate issued for a truck tractor shall be attached to the front of the truck tractor; (b) a model year license plate may be attached to the front of an antique vehicle, in accordance with K.S.A. 8-172, and amendments thereto; or (c) a personalized license plate as authorized under subsection (c) of K.S.A. 8-132, and amendments thereto, may be attached to the front of a passenger vehicle or truck. Every license plate shall at all times be securely fastened to the vehicle to which it is assigned so as to prevent the plate from swinging, and at a height not less than 12 inches from the ground, measuring from the bottom of such plate, in a place and position to be clearly visible, and shall be maintained free from foreign materials and in a condition to be clearly legible. During any period in which the construction of license plates has been suspended pursuant to the provisions of K.S.A. 8-132, and amendments thereto, the plate, tag, token, marker or sign assigned to such vehicle shall be attached to and displayed on such vehicle in such place, position, manner and condition as shall be prescribed by the director of vehicles.
History: L. 1929, ch. 81, 11;L. 1943, ch. 80, 2;L. 1945, ch. 87, 2;L. 1951, ch. 100, 3;L. 1951, ch. 103, 2;L. 1955, ch. 46, 2;L. 1959, ch. 46, 6L. 1972, ch. 342, 31;L. 1974, ch. 35, 2;L. 1975, ch. 30, 2;L. 1985, ch. 43, 5;L. 1998, ch. 140, 7;L. 1999, ch. 125, 3;L. 2002, ch. 100, 2;L. 2008, ch. 7, 1; July 1.

Date Composed: 04/04/2011 Date Modified: 04/04/2011