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8-2,127. Uniform commercial driver's license act; vehicles exempt from act. Vehicles that are exempt from this act include:

(a) Farm vehicles, defined as follows:

(1) Registered as a farm truck or truck tractor under K.S.A. 8-143, and amendments thereto;

(2) used to transport either agricultural products, farm machinery, farm supplies, or both, to or from a farm;

(3) not used in the operations of a common motor carrier; and

(4) used either in:

(A) Intrastate commerce; or

(B) interstate commerce within 150 air miles of any farm or farms owned or leased by the registered owner of such farm vehicle;

(b) vehicles operated by firefighters and other persons that are necessary to the preservation of life or property or the execution of emergency governmental functions, are equipped with audible and visual signals and are not subject to normal traffic regulation. These vehicles include fire trucks, hook and ladder trucks, foam or water transport trucks, police SWAT team vehicles, ambulances or other vehicles that are used in response to emergencies;

(c) military vehicles that are operated by military personnel in pursuit of military purposes and all noncivilian operators of equipment owned or operated by the United States department of defense. This applies to any active duty military personnel and members of the reserves and national guard on active duty, including personnel on full-time national guard duty, personnel on part-time training and national guard military technicians, civilians who are required to wear military uniforms and are subject to the uniform code of military justice or the Kansas code of military justice;

(d) motor vehicles that would otherwise be considered commercial motor vehicles, if such vehicles are used solely and exclusively for private noncommercial use and any operator of such vehicles;

(e) farm tractors operated by an implement dealer, or employee thereof, when moved or transported in accordance with K.S.A. 2021 Supp. 8-1918, and amendments thereto; and

(f) motor grader vehicles operated by an employee of a municipality, as defined in K.S.A. 75-6102, and amendments thereto, if such employee is operating the motor grader vehicle within the boundaries of such municipality.

History: L. 1989, ch. 38, § 3; L. 1991, ch. 36, § 14; L. 2002, ch. 61, § 1; L. 2003, ch. 124, § 3; L. 2013, ch. 14, § 1; L. 2014, ch. 14, § 3; L. 2021, ch. 47, § 1; July 1.



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