§463.148. Special prestige license plate; "Share the Road"
A. The secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections shall establish a special prestige motor vehicle license plate to be known as the "Share the Road" plate, provided there is a minimum of one thousand applicants for such plates. These license plates shall be restricted to use on passenger cars, pickup trucks, recreational vehicles, and vans.
B. The special prestige license plate shall be known as the "Share the Road" license plate and shall bear the likeness of a person on a bicycle riding on the road and a pedestrian walking centered on the left side of the license plate. The "Louisiana" name logo shall be at the top of the plate. The center of the plate shall display a number, with the first issued plate displaying the number one and shall continue in consecutive numerical order for each plate. Centered at the bottom of the plate below the number shall be the words "Share the Road".
C. The prestige license plate shall be issued, upon application, to any citizen of Louisiana.
D. The department shall collect the following fees for this license plate:
(1) A royalty fee of twenty-five dollars, which shall be disbursed in accordance with Subsection E of this Section.
(2) A handling fee of three dollars and fifty cents to be retained by the department to offset a portion of administrative costs.
(3) The standard motor vehicle license tax imposed by Article VII, Section 5 of the Constitution of Louisiana.
E. The monies received from the additional twenty-five-dollar fee shall be deposited into the Louisiana Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Fund, R.S. 32:202, for use by the Department of Transportation and Development for the sole purpose of promoting bicycle and pedestrian safety.
F. The secretary shall adopt rules and regulations as are necessary to implement the provisions of this Section.
Acts 2010, No. 840, §2; Acts 2011, No. 244, §2.