LAWS AND REGULATIONS ENFORCED CONCURRENTLY WITH OTHER AGENCIES
Vehicle Registration and LicensingIf a vehicle or combination of vehicles is from an IRP member jurisdiction and the motor vehicle has three (3) or more axles or any of the vehicles alone or in combination weighs more than 26,000 pounds or the power unit is licensed for more than 26,000 pounds or if a power unit having two axles and a gross weight or registered weight in excess of 26,000 pounds or is registered for more than 26,000 pounds, then the motor vehicle must have Louisiana plates, plates which are apportioned for Louisiana, or a TEMPORARY 48-HOUR TRIP PERMIT in order to operate either interstate or intrastate in Louisiana.
Interstate and Intrastate Operation
Any state’s semi-trailer or trailer license plate is honored by Louisiana if the pulling unit is properly registered and licensed.
Farm, forest product, public, or any other restricted plates are honored by Louisiana if the vehicles are properly registered and licensed in their home state and are not hauling for hire.