§ 46.2-908.1. Electric personal assistive mobility devices, electrically powered toy vehicle, and electric power-...
All electric personal assistive mobility devices, electrically powered toy vehicles, and electric power-assisted bicycles shall be equipped with spill-proof, sealed, or gelled electrolyte batteries. No person shall at any time or at any location drive an electric personal assistive mobility device, or an electric power-assisted bicycle faster than twenty-five miles per hour. No person less than fourteen years old shall drive any electric personal assistive mobility device, motorized skateboard or scooter, or electric power-assisted bicycle unless under the immediate supervision of a person who is at least eighteen years old.
An electric personal assistive mobility device or motorized skateboard or scooter may be operated on any highway with a maximum speed limit of twenty-five miles per hour or less. An electric personal assistive mobility device shall only operate on any highway authorized by this section if a sidewalk is not provided along such highway or if operation of the electric personal assistive mobility device on such sidewalk is prohibited pursuant to § 46.2-904. Nothing in this section shall prohibit the operation of an electric personal assistive mobility device or motorized skateboard or scooter in the crosswalk of any highway where the use of such crosswalk is authorized for pedestrians, bicycles, or electric power-assisted bicycles.
(2001, c. 834; 2002, c. 254; 2006, cc. 529, 538; 2007, cc. 209, 366.)Sections: Previous 46.2-903 46.2-904 46.2-905 46.2-906 46.2-906.1 46.2-907 46.2-908 46.2-908.1 46.2-908.2 46.2-908.3 46.2-909 46.2-910 46.2-911 46.2-911.1 46.2-912 Next
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