2-17-416. Fuel economy standards -- exceptions. (1) The department shall, in coordination with a designated representative in each agency that purchases new vehicles, develop a plan to ensure that each vehicle purchased on or after January 1, 2008, meets or exceeds the CAFE standard.
(2) The director may exempt certain vehicles from the CAFE standard that meet any one of the following conditions:
(a) vehicles that are used primarily in off-road use;
(b) vehicles used for road construction and maintenance;
(c) vehicles used for maintenance, construction, or groundskeeping;
(d) vehicles used primarily for moving and distributing large items or a large quantity of items;
(e) vehicles with a manufacturer-stated seating capacity of more than six persons; or
(f) vehicles using alternative fuels.