2006 Code of Virginia § 46.2-908.1 - Electric personal assistive mobility devices, motorized skateboards or scooters, and electric power...

46.2-908.1. Electric personal assistive mobility devices, motorizedskateboards or scooters, and electric power-assisted bicycles.

All electric personal assistive mobility devices, motorized skateboards orscooters, and electric power-assisted bicycles shall be equipped withspill-proof, sealed, or gel batteries. No person shall at any time or at anylocation drive an electric personal assistive mobility device, a motorizedskateboard or scooter, or an electric power-assisted bicycle faster thantwenty-five miles per hour. No person less than fourteen years old shalldrive any electric personal assistive mobility device, motorized skateboardor scooter, or electric power-assisted bicycle unless under the immediatesupervision of a person who is at least eighteen years old.

An electric personal assistive mobility device or motorized skateboard orscooter may be operated on any highway with a maximum speed limit oftwenty-five miles per hour or less. An electric personal assistive mobilitydevice or motorized skateboard or scooter shall only operate on any highwayauthorized by this section if a sidewalk is not provided along such highwayor if operation of the electric personal assistive mobility device ormotorized skateboard or scooter on such sidewalk is prohibited pursuant to 46.2-904. Nothing in this section shall prohibit the operation of an electricpersonal assistive mobility device or motorized skateboard or scooter in thecrosswalk of any highway where the use of such crosswalk is authorized forpedestrians, bicycles, or electric power-assisted bicycles.

(2001, c. 834; 2002, c. 254; 2006, cc. 529, 538.)

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