An eligible person who is a manufacturer of vehicles or a dealer, or a person acting on behalf of that eligible person, may use the vehicle on a highway with a trade plate attached to the rear of the vehicle—
(a) to drive the vehicle in the process of manufacture from place to place; or
(b) to drive the vehicle from the place of manufacture to the place where the vehicle will be offered for sale; or
(c) to test drive the vehicle; or
(d) to drive the vehicle to demonstrate its powers and qualities to a purchaser or prospective purchaser; or
(e) to drive the vehicle in the course of its delivery before or after sale; or
(f) to drive the vehicle to any premises to be repaired or modified, to drive it during the process of repair or modification or to drive it to return it to its owner after repair or modification.