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THE A TOR EY GENERAL
Gerald C. Mann Ar ST xx, TEXAS
Hon. Bowlen Bond Opinion No. 0-3936
Criminal District Re: Licensing of a passenger motor vehi-
Attorney cle as such with a "farm license" regard-
Fairfield, Texas less of the use to be made of the passen-
ger vehicle, under the provisions of
Article 6675a-6a and the licensing of
drivers and operators of such vehicle un-
der the drivers' license law, being Arti-
Dear Sir: cle 6687b.
We have your letter of November 10, 1941, requesting
the opinion of this department on the above matters. Your letter
reads as follows:
"Many farmers in this County and adjoining
counties are registering their commercial motor
vehicles, and in some instances passenger motor
vehicles, under Article 6675a-6a, Vernon's Anno-
tated Statutes which comes from Senate Bill. No.
43, Chapter 116, page 144, General and Special
Laws of the 47th Legislature.
"It is the common practice for persons owning
passenger motor vehicles and registered as such,
to occasionally use trailers attached to such ve-
hicles for the transportation of various commodi-
ties belonging to them and especially for farmers
with such passenger motor vehicles and registered
as such, to attach' trailers to such vehicles and
transport hogs and battle to the Dallas and Fort
Worth market. In the instant cases, the hogs and
cattle are raised on the farm by the person trans-
porting the same.
"Will you kindly give me an opinion on the
following questions relative to the licensing and
operation of motor vehicles, and the licensing of
the drivers and operators of such vehicles under
the Drivers' License Law?
"(1) Does Art. 6675a-6a, Vernon's Annotated
Civil Statutes, authorize the licensing of a passen-
ger motor vehicle as such with a 'Farm License', re-
gardless of the use to be made of the passenger
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