City of Monroe, WI
Green County
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§ 10-7-1 Purpose.

[2-2-2010; 2016 Code]
The purpose of this chapter is to enable the operation of neighborhood electric vehicles in the city.

§ 10-7-2 Equipment and safety devices.

[2-2-2010; 2016 Code]
A neighborhood electric vehicle operated in the city shall be equipped with:
(A) 
Headlamps.
(B) 
Front and rear turn signal lamps.
(C) 
Tail lamps.
(D) 
Stop lamps.
(E) 
Reflex reflectors: one red on each side as far to the rear as practicable, and one red on the rear.
(F) 
An exterior mirror mounted on the driver's side of the vehicle and either an exterior mirror mounted on the passenger's side of the vehicle or an interior mirror.
(G) 
A parking brake.
(H) 
A windshield that conforms to the Federal motor vehicle safety standard on glazing materials (49 CFR 571.205).
(I) 
A Type 1 or Type 2 seat belt assembly, conforming to 49 CFR § 571.209 (federal motor, vehicle safety standard no. 209, seat belt assemblies), installed at each designated seating position.

§ 10-7-3 License and registration required.

[2-2-2010; 2016 Code]
No person shall operate a neighborhood electric vehicle in the city unless such person possesses a valid operator's license authorizing the operation of a motor vehicle upon Wisconsin highways. No neighborhood electric vehicle may be operated in the city unless such vehicle has been assigned a VIN and is properly registered under the laws of this state.

§ 10-7-4 Routes of travel.

[2-2-2010; 2016 Code]
It shall be unlawful to operate a neighborhood electric vehicle in the city except on a neighborhood electric vehicle route.

§ 10-7-5 Rules of operation.

[2-2-2010; 2016 Code]
Headlamps must be on at all times during operation of a neighborhood electric vehicle. The operator of a neighborhood electric vehicle shall be subject to, and shall comply with, all laws applicable to the operators of motor vehicles on public highways.

§ 10-7-6 Penalties.

[2-2-2010; 2016 Code]
(A) 
The penalty for violation of this chapter shall be the same as the penalty for the same violation committed in the operation of a motor vehicle, other than a neighborhood electric vehicle, provided however, the penalty for a violation of this chapter that would not also be a violation if committed in the operation of a motor vehicle other than a neighborhood electric vehicle, shall be a class 3 forfeiture and the costs of prosecution.
(B) 
Failure to pay. Any person who fails to pay a forfeiture imposed by this chapter shall be subject to the alternate sentencing provisions set forth in sections 345.47 and 800.09 of the Wisconsin statutes.