V C Section 385.5 Low Speed Vehicle

Low Speed Vehicle

385.5.  (a) A “low-speed vehicle” is a motor vehicle that meets all of the following requirements:

(1) Has four wheels.

(2) Can attain a speed, in one mile, of more than 20 miles per hour and not more than 25 miles per hour, on a paved level surface.

(3) Has a gross vehicle weight rating of less than 3,000 pounds.

(b) (1) For the purposes of this section, a “low-speed vehicle” is not a golf cart, except when operated pursuant to Section 21115 or 21115.1.

(2) A “low-speed vehicle” is also known as a “neighborhood electric vehicle.”

Added Sec. 1, Ch. 140, Stats. 1999. Effective January 1, 2000.
Amended Sec. 2, Ch. 422, Stats. 2004. Effective January 1, 2005.
Amended Sec. 1, Ch. 66, Stats. 2006. Effective July 12, 2006.