4501-27-13 Authority to test license plates and stickers.

The director of the department of public safety may authorize the manufacture and issuance of license plates and stickers for the purpose of testing materials, procedures, or innovations as to road durability and product effectiveness. Such manufacture and issuance shall be of a limited quantity with distribution and duration of issuance to be determined by the director to best accomplish the objectives set forth herein. For such testing purposes, the license plates and stickers need not conform to the specifications presented in this chapter. Nothing in this rule shall be construed to require the director or the registrar of motor vehicles to conduct testing prior to the award of any contract for the production of license plates or license plate materials.

Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 04/08/2016 and 04/08/2021
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4503.22
Rule Amplifies: 4503.22
Prior Effective Dates: 2/13/81, 6/4/88, 7/16/01