[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Two Rivers (Title 8, Ch. 8, of the 1981 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- NEIGHBORHOOD ELECTRIC VEHICLE
- A self-propelled motor vehicle that has successfully completed the Neighborhood Electric Vehicle America Test Program conducted by the Federal Department of Energy, and that conforms to the definition and requirements for low-speed vehicles as adopted by the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards for low-speed vehicles under 49 CFR 571.3(b) and 571.500. "Neighborhood electric vehicle" does not include a golf cart.
Subject to the provisions of this chapter, neighborhood electric vehicles may be operated on City streets having a posted speed limit of 35 mph or less. Neighborhood electric vehicles shall be operated only by those persons duly licensed to operate such vehicles by the State of Wisconsin as required by applicable state statutes and regulations. Any neighborhood electric vehicle operated within the City shall be duly registered with and titled by the State of Wisconsin as required by the applicable state statutes and regulations.
The operation of a neighborhood electric vehicles as permitted by this chapter shall in all respects be in compliance with all applicable ordinances of the City and statutes and regulations of the State of Wisconsin governing the operation of such vehicles.
Neighborhood electric vehicles may not be operated on any portion of the state trunk network (marked STH route), except at the following locations:
[Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Title 1, General Provisions, Ch. 1-1, Art. III)]
Any person who violates any provision of this chapter shall be subject to a penalty as set forth in § 1-1-5 of the Code.