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Old 02-03-2011, 09:54 AM
Arlene Brooks Arlene Brooks is offline
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Default Vehicle Definition -

The definition for vehicle - that is being used in SB 5622 (Access Pass legislation) is from the RCW 46.04.670 Vehicle statutes.

"Vehicle" includes every device capable of being moved upon a public highway and in, upon, or by which any persons or property is and may be transported or drawn upon public highways, including bicycles. The term does not include power wheelchairs or devices other than bicycles moved by human or animal power or used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks. Mopeds shall not be considered vehicles or motor vehicles for the purposes of chapter 46.70 RCW. Bicycles shall not be considered vehicles for the purposes of chapter 46.12, 46.16, or 46.70 RCW. Electric personal assistive mobility devices are not considered vehicles or motor vehicles for the purposes of chapter 46.12, 46.16, 46.29, or 46.70 RCW. A golf cart is not considered a vehicle, except for the purposes of chapter 46.61 RCW.

Notes: Legislative review - 2002 c 247: See note following RCW 46.04.1695.

Mopeds:
helmets required: RCW 46.37.530, 46.37.535.
motorcycle endorsement, exemption: RCW 46.20.500.
operation and safety standards: RCW 46.61.710, 46.61.720
registration: RCW 46.16.630


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