Kentucky Boating Information
Registration Questions:(800) 858-1549
Boating Registration Website:http://www.dmv.org/ky-kentucky/boat-registration.php
State Tax Department Website:http://revenue.ky.gov/
Registration Grace Period (Days):60 days
Boat Sales & Use Tax Rate:6%
Credit For Tax Paid In Another State:Yes
State Decal Required For Documented Vessel:No
Boat Titles Issued:Yes
Boating Law Administrator(502) 564-3400
Maximum Speed Limit:Posted Speed Limit
Maximum Dimensions For Trailer:53' L x 8'6"W x 13' 6"H highways, local roads 65' Overall Length x 8'W x 11'H
Maximum Overall Length with Vehicle & Trailer:65'
Minimum Weight Requiring Separate Trailer Brakes:N/A
Trailer Equipment Requirements:
Safety Chains:Yes
Brake Lights:Yes
Taillights:Yes
Clearance Lights:No
License Light:No
Turn Signals:Yes
Reflectors:No
Flares:No
Breakaway Brakes:N/A
Tiedowns:Yes
Two Trailers:Yes
Insurance:Not required specifically for the trailer, may fall under the vehicle insurance
Wide Trailer Permit Office:(502) 564-4540
Website:http://transportation.ky.gov/Motor-Carriers/Pages/Overweight-Overdimensional.aspx
For specific questions about boating issues or BoatUS Government Affairs, please e-mail the department at GovtAffairs@BoatUS.com

Kentucky Boating News

The Kentucky State Legislature will be in session January 8 - March 21. Keep an eye out for local boating legislation at http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/13RS/record.htm or if you have a boating related issue please email us at GovtAffairs@BoatUS.com.