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The Categories On Registration Of Vehicles

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Motor vehicles are designed to perform some certain functions. The categories of registration of vehicles according to the National Road Traffic Regulations(NRTR) 2012 specifies the complete categories for vehicle registration. And any breach or misuse on any of these categories carries it's own punishment of fines on the driver. Also, the drivers license is been issued accordingly

What The NRTR 2012, Section 8. Says On Vehicle Categories

Categories of registration of vehicles

Reg.8.(1) A vehicle may be registered in any one of the following categories: 

(a) motorcycles ; 
(b) motorcycles with three wheels or side cars ; 
(c) private motor vehicle ; 
(d) trailer ; 
(e) taxi or hackney carriage authorised to carry not more than seven persons including the driver ; 
(f) private car hire driven by the hirer or the owner’s driver; 
(g) commercial vehicle authorised to carry goods and persons who are servants of the owner whilst in the employment of the owner ; 
(h) stage carriage authorised to carry not more than fifteen persons including the driver ; 
(i) stage carriage authorised to carry more than fifteen persons including the driver but subject to the provisions of regulation 95 (2) of NRTR (these Regulations) ; 
(j) omnibus ; 
(k) private omnibus used for the free conveyance of  employees ; 
(l) agricultural vehicle ; 
(m) tractor ; 
(n) vehicle exclusively designed for use as plant or machinery for construction ; and 
(o) fire engines or trailer pump. 
 

(2) A vehicle may be registered in categories (e), (f), (g), (h), and (i) of regulation (1) of this regulation if—  
  (a)    the vehicle is operated primarily for hire or reward ;  
  (b)    a certificate of road-worthiness issued by the Vehicle Inspection Officer under regulation 142 of NRTR (these Regulations) is produced at the time of the application to licence the vehicle ;  
  (c)    the vehicle conforms with the provisions of regulation 116 of NRTR (these Regulations) ; or  
  (d)    the condition of the vehicle is, in the opinion of the appropriate authority, safe and suitable for the conveyance of passengers or goods, and conforms with the provisions of Parts VII and X of NRTR (these Regulations).  
 
(3)   A vehicle may be registered as a trailer under this Part of these Regulations if—  
(a)    it is a vehicle designed to be drawn by a motor vehicle ;  
(b)    a certificate of road-worthiness issued under regulation 142 of NRTR (these Regulations) is produced at the time of application for registration ; and  
(c)    the trailer conforms with the provisions of regulation 140 of NRTR( these Regulations). 

(4) A vehicle may be registered as agriculture machine if— 

(a)    the vehicle is intended to be used on any public road in passing from land in private occupation to other land in such occupation ;  
(b)    it is registered in the name of a person engaged in agriculture, timber trade or mining ; or  
(c)    it is not used on a public road for hauling any objects except for agricultural land.  
 (5) A vehicle may be registered as tractor under this part of these Regulations if the vehicle is used on a public road solely for the purpose of haulage, and should not have super imposed upon it, any load except as may be necessary for its propulsion or equipment.

Change Of Vehicle Categories 

Reg.4.(1) of NRTR 2012. Any vehicle whose category is to be changed may be assigned identification number provided it was previously registered. 
(2) Where vehicle whose category is to be changed was registered in any state other than the one in which the change of category is being sought, the change of category form must be accompanied by a certificate of clearance from the police. 
 
 
 
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