Special Vehicles Operating on City Streets

Information Memo

Published: May 25, 2022

Special Vehicles Operating on City Streets
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This content conveys general information. Do not use it as a substitute for legal advice. Any attorney general opinions cited are available from the League’s Research 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.

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