Township of Florence, NJ
Burlington County
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As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
AUTOMOBILE
As defined by N.J.S.A. 39:1-1, automobiles includes all motor vehicles except motorcycles.
BOAT
Any vessel that is used to carry cargo or passengers in or upon water and which, by nature of its design, displaces water so as to stay afloat or by use of air flow is kept aloft to travel without contact with the land or water surface.
COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE
As defined by N.J.S.A. 39:1-1 and by additions specifically listed herein, includes every type of motor-driven vehicle used for commercial purposes on the highways, such as the transportation of goods, wares and merchandise, excepting such vehicles as are run only upon rails or tracks and vehicles of the passenger-car-type used for touring purposes or the carrying of farm products and milk, as the case may be. For the purpose of this chapter, commercial motor vehicles also include those vehicles used in conjunction with a service function that is offered at a premium, i.e., cleaning, plumbing, electrical, landscaping, etc.
MOTOR-DRAWN VEHICLE
As defined by N.J.S.A. 39:1-1, includes trailers, semi-trailers, or any other type of vehicle drawn by a motor-driven vehicle.
MOTOR VEHICLE
As defined by N.J.S.A. 30:1-1, includes all vehicles propelled otherwise than by muscular power, excepting such vehicles as run only upon rails or tracks and motorized bicycles.
MOTORCYCLE
As defined by N.J.S.A. 39:1-1, includes motor bikes, bicycles with motor attached and all motor-operated vehicles of the bicycle or tricycle type, except motorized bicycles as defined in this section, whether the motive power be a part thereof or attached thereto and having a saddle or seat with driver sitting astride or upon it or a platform on which the driver stands.
OMNIBUS
As defined by N.J.S.A. 39:1-1, includes all motor vehicles used for the transportation of passengers for hire, except commuter vans and vehicles used in ridesharing arrangements and school buses, if the same are not otherwise used in transportation of passengers for hire.
PASSENGER AUTOMOBILE
As defined by N.J.S.A. 39:1-1, all automobiles used and designed for the transportation of passengers, other than omnibuses and school buses.
RECREATION VEHICLE
As defined by N.J.S.A. 39:1-1, a self-propelled or towed vehicle equipped to serve as temporary living quarters for recreational, camping or travel purposes and used solely as a family or personal conveyance.
SCHOOL BUS
As defined by N.J.S.A. 39:1-1, every motor vehicle operated by, or under contract with, a public or governmental agency, or religious or other charitable organization or corporation, or privately operated for compensation for the transportation of children to or from school for secular or religious education, which complies with the regulations of the Department of Education affecting school buses, including "School Vehicle Type I" and "School Vehicle Type II" as defined by N.J.S.A. 39:1-1.
TRAILER
As defined by N.J.S.A. 39:1-1, every vehicle with or without motive power, other than a pole trailer, designed for carrying persons or property and for being drawn by a motor vehicle and so constructed that no part of its weight rests upon the towing vehicle.
VEHICLE
As defined by N.J.S.A. 39:1-1, every device in, upon or by which a person or property is or may be transported upon a highway, excepting devices moved by human power or used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks or motorized bicycles.