2019 Utah Code
Title 41 - Motor Vehicles
Chapter 6a - Traffic Code
Part 10 - Pedestrians' Rights and Duties
Section 1011 - Pedestrian vehicles.

Universal Citation: UT Code § 41-6a-1011 (2019)
Effective 5/12/2015
41-6a-1011. Pedestrian vehicles.
  • (1) As used in this section:
    • (a)
      • (i) "Pedestrian vehicle" means a self-propelled conveyance designed, manufactured, and intended for the exclusive use of a person with a physical disability.
      • (ii) A "pedestrian vehicle" may not:
        • (A) exceed 48 inches in width;
        • (B) have an engine or motor with more than 300 cubic centimeters displacement or with more than 12 brake horsepower; and
        • (C) be capable of developing a speed in excess of 30 miles per hour.
    • (b) "Physical disability" means any bodily impairment which precludes a person from walking or otherwise moving about as a pedestrian.
  • (2) A pedestrian vehicle operated by a person with a physical disability is exempt from vehicle registration, inspection, and operator license requirements.
  • (3)
    • (a) A person with a physical disability may operate a pedestrian vehicle with a motor of not more than .5 brake horsepower capable of developing a speed of not more than eight miles per hour:
      • (i) on the sidewalk; and
      • (ii) in all places where pedestrians are allowed.
    • (b) A permit, license, registration, authority, application, or restriction may not be required or imposed on a person with a physical disability who operates a pedestrian vehicle under this Subsection (3).
    • (c) The provisions of this Subsection (3) supercede the provision of Subsection (2).

Amended by Chapter 258, 2015 General Session
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