Special Vehicles Operating on City Streets

Informational Memo

Published: April 22, 2020

Special Vehicles Operating on City Streets
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This material contains general information; it should not be used as a substitute for legal advice. Any attorney general opinions cited in this material are available on request from the League’s Research and Information Service staff.

Vehicles showing up on or along city streets and sidewalks include all-terrain vehicles , golf carts, mini-trucks, motorized foot scooters, pocket bikes, mini-motorcycles, motorized bicycles, and electric-assisted bicycles. Learn what traffic and vehicle regulations state and federal laws impose, and additional  regulations cities may enact through local ordinances.

Use these model documents with the discussion on “Special Vehicles Operating on City Streets”: