Vehicle Registration Database
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), in collaboration with other state agencies, must create and maintain a database of vehicle registrations in the Commonwealth. The database must contain the total number of registrations for:
- Passenger fossil fuel-powered vehicles;
- Passenger hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs);
- Passenger zero emission vehicles (ZEVs);
- Commercial fossil fuel-powered vehicles;
- Commercial HEVs; and,
- Commercial ZEVs.
The database must also track the annual number of vehicle miles traveled per vehicle type. Beginning January 1, 2035, MassDOT must update the database and publish a data summary report annually.
(Reference House Bill 5060, 2022)