Low-Speed Vehicle Access to Roadways

Low-speed vehicles may only operate on private and public roads and streets where the speed limit is up to 25 miles per hour. All low-speed vehicles must comply with federal safety standards established in Title 49 of the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations, section 571.500. Any person operating a low-speed vehicle must hold a valid driver’s license.

(Reference West Virginia Code 17A-3-2)

Jurisdiction: West Virginia

Type: Laws and Regulations

Technologies: NEVs

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