2021 Indiana Code
Title 9. Motor Vehicles
Article 13. General Provisions and Definitions
Chapter 2. Definitions
9-13-2-196. "Vehicle"

Universal Citation: IN Code § 9-13-2-196 (2021)

Sec. 196. (a) "Vehicle" means, except as otherwise provided in this section, a device in, upon, or by which a person or property is, or may be, transported or drawn upon a highway. The term does not include the following:

(1) A device moved by human power.

(2) A device that runs only on rails or tracks.

(3) A wheelchair.

(4) An electric foot scooter.

(b) For purposes of IC 9-17, the term includes the following:

(1) Off-road vehicles.

(2) Manufactured homes or mobile homes that are:

(A) personal property not held for resale; and

(B) not attached to real estate by a permanent foundation.

(3) Watercraft.

(c) For purposes of IC 9-22 (except IC 9-22-6) and IC 9-32, the term refers to a vehicle or watercraft of a type that must be registered under IC 9-18-2 (before its expiration) or IC 9-18.1, other than an off-road vehicle or a snowmobile under IC 9-18-2.5 (before its expiration) or IC 9-18.1-14.

(d) For purposes of IC 9-30-5, IC 9-30-6, IC 9-30-8, and IC 9-30-9, the term means a device for transportation by land or air. The term does not include an electric personal assistive mobility device.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: subsection (a) formerly 9-8-1-21(a); subsection (b) formerly 9-1-1-2(a); 9-3-1-1 part; 9-7-3-1(b) part; subsection (c) formerly 9-4-1-2(a); subsection (d) formerly 9-1.1-2 part; subsection (e) formerly 9-11-1-9.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.88-1998, SEC.2; P.L.143-2002, SEC.4; P.L.210-2005, SEC.14; P.L.41-2006, SEC.2; P.L.9-2010, SEC.10; P.L.221-2014, SEC.16; P.L.198-2016, SEC.176; P.L.256-2017, SEC.101; P.L.257-2017, SEC.25; P.L.142-2019, SEC.3; P.L.164-2020, SEC.33.

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