motor assisted scooter

  • "Motor assisted scooter" means a vehicle that:

    (1) Is designed to be operated on the ground with not more than three wheels;

    (2) Has handlebars and a foot support or seat for the operator's use;

    (3) Can be propelled by motor or human propulsion; and

    (4) Is equipped with a power source that is incapable of propelling the vehicle at a speed of greater than 24 miles per hour on level ground and:

    (a) If the power source is a combustion engine, has a piston or rotor displacement of 35 cubic centimeters or less regardless of the number of chambers in the power source; or

    (b) If the power source is electric, has a power output of not more than 1,000 watts. [2001 c.749 §2]

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