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House Bill 1483

House Bill 1483

ARCHIVE (2009)

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DIGEST OF HB1483 (Updated April 27, 2009 11:53 am - DI 84)

Off-road vehicles, farm wagons, and golf carts. Defines "farm wagon" as including three, four, and six wheeled motor vehicles with a folding hitch that is used for certain purposes. Prohibits a certain type of farm wagon from operation on an interstate highway, or a state highway, except under specific circumstances. Authorizes an individual at least 15 years of age to operate a motorized farm wagon on a highway. Prohibits the use of a motorized farm wagon operated on a highway to tow another vehicle. Prohibits an individual from operating a golf cart on a highway, except when a city or town has adopted an ordinance (ordinance) authorizing the use of golf carts on the city's or town's highways. Specifies that an ordinance: (1) may require that a golf cart display a slow moving vehicle sign or a red or amber flashing lamp; and (2) must require an individual operating a golf cart in the city or the town to hold a driver's license. Requires financial responsibility for golf carts operated pursuant to an ordinance. Requires a person removing a wrecked or damaged golf cart from a highway to remove any glass or other foreign material dropped upon the highway from the golf cart. Makes conforming amendments.
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