Utah Administrative Code

The Utah Administrative Code is the body of all effective administrative rules as compiled and organized by the Division of Administrative Rules (see Subsection 63G-3-102(5); see also Sections 63G-3-701 and 702).

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R714. Public Safety, Highway Patrol.

Rule R714-110. Permit to Operate a Motor Vehicle in Violation of Equipment Laws.

As in effect on August 1, 2019

Table of Contents

R714-110-1. Authority.

A. This rule is authorized by Subsection 53-8-204(5).

R714-110-2. Purpose of Rule.

A. The Utah Highway Patrol, hereafter division, may issue a permit which will allow operation of a motor vehicle in violation of the provisions of Title 41, Chapter 6a, as authorized by Section 41-6a-1602.

B. The purpose of this rule is to set forth the procedures whereby:

(1) A person may apply for a permit.

(2) The division may act on a permit application.

(3) A person may appeal a permit denial.

R714-110-3. Designation.

A. All adjudicative proceedings performed by the division will proceed informally as set forth herein and as authorized by Sections 63G-4-202 and 63G-4-203.

R714-110-4. Application.

A. A person may apply for a permit on a form provided by the division.

R714-110-5. Processing of Application.

A. The division may issue a permit if the motor vehicle is safe to operate and if any of the following conditions are met:

(1) The applicant shows proof satisfactory to the division of a medical disability which requires the removal, addition, or modification of a motor vehicle part.

(2) The applicant is temporarily unable to obtain a motor vehicle part for reasons beyond the applicant's control.

(3) The applicant is the head of a law enforcement agency and removal, addition, or modification of a motor vehicle part is necessary for a legitimate law enforcement purpose.

B. The permit issued will be on a form provided by the division.

C. The permit may specify conditions under which the permit is granted including times and places the motor vehicle may be driven, duration of the permit, and any other conditions which the division considers appropriate to protect the safety of highway users or efficient movement of traffic.

R714-110-6. Appeal.

A. An applicant who is denied a permit will be given the reasons for denial in writing by the division.

B. An applicant who is denied a permit or who is granted a permit containing conditions with which the applicant disagrees, may appeal to the division on a form provided by the division. The appeal must be filed within ten days after receiving notice from the division.

C. No hearing will be granted to the applicant. The division will review the appeal and issue a written decision to the applicant within ten days either affirming or modifying the initial decision concerning the permit.


traffic regulations

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment

February 15, 1997

Notice of Continuation

June 19, 2017

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law


Additional Information


For questions regarding the content or application of rules under Title R714, please contact the promulgating agency (Public Safety, Highway Patrol). A list of agencies with links to their homepages is available at http://www.utah.gov/government/agencylist.html or from http://www.rules.utah.gov/contact/agencycontacts.htm.