Neighborhood Electric Vehicle (NEV) Access to Roadways

A NEV is any four-wheel electric vehicle capable of achieving a top speed between 20 and 25 miles per hour (mph) and complies with the federal equipment and safety standards in Title 49 of the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations, section 571.500. NEVs may only operate on roads that have a posted speed limit of 35 mph or less, but are not restricted from crossing roadways with speeds limits greater than 35 mph.

(Reference New Hampshire Revised Statutes 259:66-b, 265:158, and 266:114)

Jurisdiction: New Hampshire

Type: Laws and Regulations

Technologies: NEVs

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