Is Jack’s pickup truck a commercial or a passenger vehicle? Jack recently posted a thoughtful comment on Larry’s Blog. His challenge was parking his pickup truck overnight in a residential neighborhood. (Can you feel Jack’s pain?). That is to say, Jack’s pickup truck: Weighed in excess of 5,500 pounds Was not capped Was unaltered Had […]
Pick up truck
There is a unique set of parking rules covering the wonderful pick-up truck, depending upon whether it's registered as a passenger or commercial vehicle. Believe me, regardless of the status of its registration, learning the confusing rules is essential to your economic well-being. Does your pick-up truck need a cap? Is it altered properly? The articles in this category will answer these and other questions. Park safely.
Does Joe have to Cap His Passenger Pickup Truck to Park in NYC?
Joe did not cap his passenger pickup truck To cap or not to cap a passenger pick-up truck? Joe parked his passenger pickup truck with an unladen weight of fewer than 5,500 pounds in Queens. In other words, his bed was not enclosed by a cap. When Joe returned, he was greeted by not one […]
Is my Pick-Up Truck Properly Registered as a Passenger Vehicle?
An NYC parking ticket pick-up truck story Joe had a question about a parking ticket for his Toyota Tacoma. His pick-up truck was fewer than 6001 lbs. (unladen weight). And, registered as a passenger vehicle. A parking ticket warrior charged him with a status violation for “standing or parking a vehicle which is not properly […]
Will My Passenger Pick-Up Truck Get a Costly NYC Parking Ticket?
My passenger pick-up truck weighs less than 6001 pounds We have a great group of friends who help all of our passenger pick-up truck owners with their questions. That is to say, I don’t know what I would do without my team of experienced experts. Meanwhile, I received some good news today from a client […]
Is my Pick-Up Truck Registration Properly a Commercial Vehicle in NYC?
Is your pick-up truck registration getting NYC parking tickets? Here are the DMV rules covering your choice of pick-up truck registration as a passenger or commercial vehicle. Pick-up trucks with an unladen weight of 6001 pounds or less, used as a personal vehicle, maybe: Registered in either the commercial or passenger class In either case, you […]