In recent weeks, many vehicles registered abroad or with non-conforming plates circulate on the territory of the Collectivité. The territorial police wishes to recall the rules applicable in this matter.
Owners of vehicles whose license plates are not those of the Community of Saint-Martin, are required within a month, to go to the service of the gray cards of the Collectivité of Saint-Martin to regularize their situation.
All vehicles that have been acquired abroad, whether or not they are traveling with a foreign plate, also have a deadline, before which the registration formalities at Saint-Martin must have been made.
Exceeding the traffic delays is sanctioned by a fine of 4ème class is 135 euros in accordance with Article. R.322-5 of the Highway Code and the offender is exposed to the immobilization of his vehicle by the police.
In addition, vehicles traveling without registration plates (W) are liable to a fine of the 4ème class 135 euros and immobilization of the vehicle under Article R.317-8 Code Highway.
As of December 2018, territorial police and gendarmerie checks will be carried out throughout the territory to ensure compliance with the Highway Code and in particular compliance with the regulations on license plates.
The persons concerned are invited to go from Monday to Friday from 08 hours to 14 hours at the gray card service located Rue de la Liberté - Seaside - in Marigot. Service Contact: 05-90-87-61-91.