2010 Tennessee Code
Title 55 - Motor and Other Vehicles
Chapter 26 - Pedal Carriages and Rickshaws
55-26-101 - Chapter definitions.

55-26-101. Chapter definitions.

As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:

     (1)  “Pedal carriage,” also known as “quadricycle”, means a non-motorized bicycle with four (4) or more wheels operated by one (1) or more persons for the purpose of, or capable of, transporting additional passengers in seats or on a platform made a part of or otherwise attached to the pedal carriage. “Pedal carriage” does not include a bicycle with trainer or beginner wheels affixed thereto, nor shall it include a wheelchair or other vehicle with the purpose of operation by or for the transportation of a disabled person, nor does it include a tricycle built for a child or an adult with a seat for only one (1) operator and no passenger; and

     (2)  “Rickshaw,” also known as “pedicab”, means a non-motorized bicycle with three (3) wheels operated by one (1) person for the purpose of, or capable of, transporting additional passengers in seats or on a platform made a part of or otherwise attached to the rickshaw. “Rickshaw” does not include a bicycle built for two (2) where the operators are seated one behind the other, nor shall it include the operation of a bicycle with trainer or beginner wheels affixed thereto, nor does it include a wheelchair or other vehicle with the purpose of operation by or for the transportation of a disabled person.

[Acts 1999, ch. 135, § 1.]  

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