804 KAR 8:050. Signs on vehicles used.


      RELATES TO: KRS 243.200

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 241.060, 241.090, 243.200

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 241.060 authorizes the board to promulgate administrative regulations regarding matters over which the board has jurisdiction. Licensed manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, and retailers may transport alcoholic beverages. KRS 243.200 authorizes the board to promulgate reasonable administrative regulations requiring licensees to display the licensee’s name and state licensee number on vehicles used in the transportation of alcoholic beverages. KRS 243.200 requires licensees to agree to vehicle stops and inspections by authorized department investigators. This administrative regulation establishes sign requirements for vehicles transporting alcoholic beverages and authorizes department investigators to stop and inspect vehicles used to transport alcoholic beverages.


      Section 1. Vehicle Signs. (1) Licensed manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, retailers, and transporters shall display the licensee's name and license number on all vehicles used to transport alcoholic beverages.

      (2) The display required by subsection (1) of this section shall be:

      (a) Painted, magnetic, or adhesive decals or lettering in a color that contrasts with the color of the vehicle; and

      (b) Placed upon the right and left windows or sides of the vehicle in letters that are at least one (1) inch tall.


      Section 2. Vehicle Inspections. Any vehicle used by a licensee to transport alcoholic beverages shall be subject to a stop and inspection of the vehicle and its contents at any time by authorized department investigators without first obtaining a search warrant. (ABC 8:50; 1 Ky.R. 845; eff. 5-14-1975; 30 Ky.R. 1103; 1517; eff. 1-5-2004; TAm eff. 4-30-2013; 44 Ky.R. 345; eff. 11-3-2017.)