Limited Speed Vehicle Access to Roadways

A limited speed vehicle is defined as a vehicle that is capable of achieving a maximum speed of at least 25 miles per hour (mph) but no more than 55 mph. Limited speed vehicles may only operate on highways on which the maximum speed of the vehicle exceeds the posted speed limit by at least 5 mph. Limited speed vehicles may not be sold without the required limited speed emblems. Additionally, limited speed vehicle purchasers must be informed in writing, of the limitations of vehicle use on highways.

(Reference Maryland Statutes, Transportation Code 15-313, 21-804, and 21-805.1)

Jurisdiction: Maryland

Type: Laws and Regulations

Enacted: May 20, 2010

Technologies: NEVs

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