2019 Code of Alabama
Title 32 - Motor Vehicles and Traffic.
Chapter 19 - Electric Personal Assistive Mobility Devices.
Section 32-19-1 - Use of electric personal assistive mobility device; operation at night; restrictions.

Universal Citation: AL Code § 32-19-1 (2019)
Section 32-19-1Use of electric personal assistive mobility device; operation at night; restrictions.

(a) Nothing in this title or in Alabama law shall be construed to limit the operation of an electric personal assistive mobility device on public highways, sidewalks, and bike ways of this state except that a person operating an electric personal assistive mobility device shall obey all speed limits and shall yield the right-of-way to pedestrians and human powered devices at all times. An operator shall also give an audible signal before overtaking and passing any pedestrian.

(b) An electric personal assistive mobility device shall not require a license plate or be registered by the Department of Revenue.

(c) An electric personal assistive mobility device may be operated at night provided that the operator wears reflectors and a headlight.

(d) Municipalities may prohibit the operation of an electric personal assistive mobility device on public highways where the speed limit is greater than 25 miles per hour, but shall not otherwise restrict the operation of an electric personal assistive mobility device.

(Act 2003-342, p. 851, §2.)
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