Low-Speed Vehicle Definition

A low-speed vehicle is defined as a limited use automobile or truck that has a maximum speed greater than 20 miles per hour (mph) but not more than 25 mph and has a gross vehicle weight rating less than 3,000 pounds. All low-speed vehicles must comply with the safety standards established in Title 49 of the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations, section 571.500.

(Reference New York Consolidated Laws Vehicle and Traffic Section 121-f)

Jurisdiction: New York

Type: Laws and Regulations

Technologies: NEVs

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