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  • Code Section: 40-12-248
  • Primary Tag Type(s): TK
  • Secondary Tag Type(s): XL
  • Series Began: October 2018

Certificated motor carriers with a truck tractor operated exclusively within 15 miles of the corporate limits of an incorporated municipality may purchase license plates in this category. Vehicles that operate beyond the borders of Alabama are not eligible to display these plates.

The plates may not be personalized.

Plates in this category are not transferable.

The license plate design changes every five (5) years.


Registration fees are distributed in accordance with the provisions of Section 40-12-269.

  • Registration: $300.00 per plate
  • Additional fees: N/A