PRINTER'S NO. 635
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
INTRODUCED BY FLECK, BROOKS, COHEN, D. COSTA, DENLINGER, EVANKOVICH, EVERETT, GILLEN, GRELL, HARHAI, C. HARRIS, HENNESSEY, KAUFFMAN, M. K. KELLER, KORTZ, MILLER, MURT, O'BRIEN, READSHAW, SCHLOSSBERG, STURLA AND YOUNGBLOOD, FEBRUARY 8, 2013
REFERRED TO COMMITEE ON TRANSPORTATION, FEBRUARY 8, 2013
10§ 102. Definitions.
11Subject to additional definitions contained in subsequent
12provisions of this title which are applicable to specific
13provisions of this title, the following words and phrases when
14used in this title shall have, unless the context clearly
15indicates otherwise, the meanings given to them in this section:
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17"Motor vehicle." A vehicle which is self-propelled except an
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5"Neighborhood electric vehicle." A four-wheeled electric
6vehicle that has a maximum design speed of not less than 20
7miles per hour and of not more than 25 miles per hour and that
8complies with the Federal safety standards established in 49 CFR
9571.500 (relating to standard no. 500; low-speed vehicles).
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14OPERATION OF NEIGHBORHOOD ELECTRIC VEHICLES
163591. Scope of subchapter.
173592. Required equipment.
183593. Operation on certain highways or roadways.
193594. Certificate of title and registration required.
203595. License and financial responsibility required.
22§ 3591. Scope of subchapter.
26§ 3592. Required equipment.
1(2) Stop lamps.
2(3) Turn signal lamps.
3(4) Reflex reflectors.
4(5) Parking brake.
5(6) Rearview exterior mirror.
6(7) Rearview interior mirror.
8(9) Windshield wiper.
11(12) Braking for each wheel.
12(13) Seat belts.
13(14) Vehicle identification number.
14(15) Other equipment as required by Federal regulations.
15§ 3593. Operation on certain highways or roadways.
16A neighborhood electric vehicle may be operated on any
17highway or roadway where the posted speed limit is 35 miles per
18hour or less. This section does not prohibit a person from
19operating a neighborhood electric vehicle across an intersection
20where the highway or roadway has a posted speed limit of more
21than 35 miles per hour.
22§ 3594. Certificate of title and registration required.
23A neighborhood electric vehicle shall be properly titled and
24registered with the department as required by Chapters 11
25(relating to certificate of title and security interests) and 13
26(relating to registration of vehicles).
27§ 3595. License and financial responsibility required.
117 (relating to financial responsibility).
2§ 3596. Exemption.
5Section 3. This act shall take effect in 60 days.