§731. Violations; penalty
Whoever shall, except as otherwise provided for in this Chapter, purport to sell or transfer a vehicle without delivery to the purchaser or transferee thereof a certificate of title thereto duly endorsed and assigned to such purchaser as provided in this Chapter; or, being the owner thereof, shall operate on any public road, highway or bridge in this state a vehicle for which a certificate of title is required by the provisions of this Chapter without such certificate having been applied for in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter, or upon which the certificate of title has been cancelled; or any person other than the owner thereof who shall operate on any public road, highway or bridge in this state a vehicle for which a certificate of title is required by the provisions of this Chapter, knowing or having reason to believe that the owner has failed to obtain a certificate of title therefor, or that same has been cancelled; or whoever shall fail to surrender any certificate of title or memorandum certificate upon cancellation of the same by the commissioner and notice thereof as prescribed in this Chapter; or whoever fails to surrender the certificate of title to the commissioner as provided in this Chapter in case of the destruction or dismantling or change of a vehicle in such respect that it is not the vehicle described in the certificate of title; or whoever shall violate any of the other provisions of this Chapter, or any lawful rule or regulation promulgated pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction, shall for each offense be punished by imprisonment for not more than ninety days, or by fine not exceeding five hundred dollars, or both, in the discretion of the court.
Acts 1950, No. 342, §34.