.01 Definitions.

A. For purposes of the tire recycling fee, the following terms have the meaning indicated.

B. Terms Defined.

(1) "Tire" means a continuous rubber or similar material or synthetic material which is pneumatically designed or intended to cover or encircle a wheel which is manufactured for use on any:

(a) Motor vehicle as defined in Tax-General Article, §9-101(g), Annotated Code of Maryland;

(b) Trailer as defined in the Transportation Article, §11-169, Annotated Code of Maryland;

(c) Farm implement; or

(d) Machinery which is similar to the vehicles, trailers, or farm implements, in §B(1)(a)—(c) of this regulation.

(2) Tire Wholesaler.

(a) "Tire wholesaler" means a person who transfers tires to a person who is not a consumer.

(b) "Tire wholesaler" does not mean a person who transfers a minimal number of tires on an irregular and noncontinuous basis.