Neighborhood Electric Vehicle (NEV) Access to Roadways

Archived: 11/13/2018

Discussions are encouraged between the California Legislature, the California Department of Motor Vehicles, and the California Highway Patrol regarding the adoption of a new classification for licensing motorists who use NEVs. In addition, certain jurisdictions may develop NEV transportation plans. Specifically, Orange County (Ranch Plan Planned Community) must publish a NEV transportation report by November 1, 2020, and a NEV transportation plan by January 1, 2022. The report must be submitted to the legislature and must describe the NEV transportation plan, an evaluation of the effectiveness of the plan, and a recommendation as to whether the plan should be continued, discontinued, or expanded state-wide.

(Reference California Streets and Highways Code 1962-1966.7)

Jurisdiction: California

Type: Laws and Regulations

Amended: Aug 4, 2011

Technologies: NEVs

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